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10 Terrible mistakes home owners make during the holiday season

By on 30th November 2018 in Tips & Hints
10 Terrible mistakes home owners make during the holiday season

The holiday craze is almost upon us and yes, it’s been a heck of a year so we’re sure your brain just wants to switch off already!  Your ‘to do list’ is growing as you prepare for your holiday and the going away plans. Amid the excitement of planning a holiday, it can be easy […]

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Risky Apps your children are using.

By on 23rd November 2018 in Articles of Interest
Risky Apps your children are using.

Many parents consider themselves to be pretty “tech-savvy” or at the very least to have some sort of awareness of the APPs our kids use, right? The truth is that even though our children may be friends with us on Facebook, Instagram, and even Snapchat, there is so much we don’t always know. We thought […]

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10 Shocking online dangers your children face today

By on 30th October 2018 in Uncategorised
10 Shocking online dangers your children face today

In the past 20 years, the world has changed so fast that it is hard to keep up with all the new technology available today. In many households, the traditional landline phone has been replaced by a mobile phone in the hand of each member of the family – adults and children alike. Towards the […]

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Is your car on the ‘High Risk’ list?

By on 28th September 2018 in Uncategorised
Is your car on the ‘High Risk’ list?

In 2017 a South African Vehicle tracking company Ctrack, released data on the most hijacked vehicles in Cape Town, Johannesburg and KwaZulu Natal. A later article released a list of the areas where hijackings are most likely to occur in each Province. The following article explores those findings. Secure Rite CEO, Craig Austen added: “We […]

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10 Easy ways to reduce chances of being hijacked

By on 21st September 2018 in Tips & Hints
10 Easy ways to reduce chances of being hijacked

In the wake of violent hijackings that continue to plague our day to day reality, South Africans are increasingly on edge on the road – and rightly so. Every 32 minutes, a motorist is hijacked somewhere in South Africa – that’s a horrifying 46 cars that are hijacked every day. Chief executive of Secure Rite […]

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10 Vital Security Layers to have in place today

By on 14th September 2018 in Tips & Hints
10 Vital Security Layers to have in place today

Let’s face it, ensuring your family is safe requires far more than just a physical alarm system these days. Although technology has delivered smarter security tools, it has also created a mountain of new opportunities for criminals to attack. Crime is no longer one dimensional which means we need a multidimensional approach to keeping our […]

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Why Illegal drugs are YOUR problem

By on 15th August 2018 in Uncategorised
Why Illegal drugs are YOUR problem

Substance abuse is an enormous social problem in South Africa, as elsewhere, and it’s increasing every day. Alcohol, marijuana (dagga), cocaine, tik and heroin are some of the most frequently used substances on our streets, according to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG). The relationship between drugs and crime is complex, and one […]

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5 Essential ways to protect your home from the inside

By on 1st August 2018 in Tips & Hints
5 Essential ways to protect your home from the inside

With so few hours of daylight, it is no wonder winter is well known as a burglar’s favourite time to be on the lookout for opportunities to make their move. The thing is, a burglar is never a fan of a challenge, so they will always be scanning for easy pickings. Homes that have security […]

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5 Ways to Protect your home from the outside

By on 16th July 2018 in Tips & Hints
5 Ways to Protect your home from the outside

As we continue to hear of break-ins in our area and surrounds, it is crucial that we do everything we can to discourage criminals from breaking into your home. The first step in home crime prevention is to eliminate opportunity, and it’s up to us, the home owners, to cut those chances. Though many people […]

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Dagga, Mandrax & Weapon in his possession

By on 14th September 2015 in Arrests
Dagga, Mandrax & Weapon in his possession

On Sunday 13 September 20:20 Strand CID public safety officers Rohann Nolte and Christiaan Coetzee were on crime prevention foot patrols in Beach road Strand when they noticed a suspicious person on the corners of Beach and Van Ryneveldt Street Strand. They walked over to the man that became very nervous and officer Rohann called […]

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