SafeParks / Parksec Crime Update: 12 October – 27 October 2016

SafeParks / Parksec Crime Update: 12 October – 27 October 2016:

Dear Parkhurst , Parktown North and Parkwood residents and business owners

More details relating to the incidents listed above:

Parkhurst

  • An arrest was made by Cortac for fraud, the soi made an arrangement for a potential buyer for a motorbike, buyer arrived in a white mini bus, suspect started acting strange eventually running away, Cortac contacted and found suspect with fraudulent cheques.
  • An attempted rape occurred at a business in 6th street , staff member was opening the property when the suspect pushed her and tried to rape her, the victim screamed  & suspect ran away leaving behind his ID card. The suspect was well known to the business as he usually arrived asking for food.
  • Following the attempted rape an arrest was made by Cortac at Pirates sports club , Cortac spotted the suspects who had a case of an attempted rape, suspect was taken in to police custody.

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  • An Attempted Business Burglary occurred when two African male suspects broke the main gate open, the gardener approached the suspects who ran away, suspects used a crowbar to gain access, nothing was stolen.

ALERTS:

  • Please report all crime incidents, even very small, as that affects the resources allocated to SAPS Parkview, which in turn affect service delivery to us.
  • Please be more careful regarding vagrants, often those who beg/ go through dustbins are gathering info for house breaks.

Please report any suspicious activity by:

  • Calling CORTAC Control Centre on 0861 267 822 / 0878 030 040
  • Sending a “Please Call” message to *140*079 502 2750# (domestic workers)
  • SMS’ing details of the suspicious activity to 079 502 2750
  • Calling Parkview Police Relief Commander on 071 675 6065

SECURITY TIPS:

TIPS: In an armed robbery do not meet aggression with aggression & fight back, do what is asked of you and they will leave.

TIPS: Avoid direct eye contact & do not chase the suspects.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

POLICE SECTOR VEHICLE: 071 675 6061 / 6062
RELIEF COMMANDER: 071 675 6065
CORTAC: 0861 267 822    
Victim Support Unit HOTLINE: 073 280 4453
If it doesn’t look right, call it in ..

ADMINISTRATOR ROLE:
We are looking for someone to fill the administrator role from the beginning of December 2016. The role is part-time and involves approximately 10 hours of work a week.
Requirements for the position are:

  • Outgoing individual with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills, attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Comfortable using social media
  • An interest in security matters
  • Lives in or very close to Parktown North or Parkhurst.

The incumbent will work from home but will report directly to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Parksec/SafeParks on a regular basis to demonstrate that certain objectives are being met

Interested parties should send a covering letter and CV with two contactable references to info@parksec.co.za, with ‘Parksec/SafeParks Administrator application’ in the subject line.

If you would like to find out more about the Parksec/ SafeParks security initiative, please email us on info@parksec.co.za

Keep safe and be aware!

The Parksec & SafeParks Committee
www.parksec.co.za
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CORTAC PRODUCT OFFERING
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Products offered by CORTAC:

  • Tactical solutions, including proactive policing
  • Armed reaction
  • Guarding
  • Emergency  medical response
  • Alarm and CCTV installations and monitoring
  • Vehicle tracking
  • Forensic and criminal investigations
  • Close protection
  • Logistics and technology modelling and implementation

More info at www.cortac.co.za
Contact CORTAC at info@cortac.co.za or 0861 267 822 for further information.

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