Tag Archives: Law Enforcement

MID Public Safety

During the month of March the MID public safety patrollers responded to two incidents of couples fighting in public. In the one case, a couple fighting while walking to their home in the Village, and in the other case, two car guards. In both cases the victims refused assistance and walked away with their partners. […]

MID Catwalk Site Visit

The MID has been working closely with Law Enforcement on brainstorming solutions to improve public safety and security in the area. One area identified has been the Muizenberg St. James Catwalk and how this links with the MID area. The challenge of patrolling the catwalk has always been the elevated railway line and the Main […]


Muizenberg is a destination.  We need to do what we can to support and guide where possible, the strategic implementation of safety measures that will benefit everyone who enjoys the recreational facilities in and around Muizenberg. It is with this mind-set that the MID has actively engaged with Law Enforcement and Metrorail/PRASA as well as […]

Public Safety

On the morning of March 8th, the Muizenberg community came face-to-face with the impact of gang violence from neighbouring communities when an incident arising from a court appearance spilled out onto the York Road Parking area. Shots were fired and MID Public Safety and SAPS responded swiftly.  The incident was over before many even knew […]


Every year, for the past 30 odd, has been a time when locals prepare for the surge of visitors, family and friends who see our amazing village by the sea as their prime holiday destination. The swell of visitors becomes a tsunami wave of bodies when the season peaks on the two most frequented public […]

Muizenberg Public Safety

“When we work together then we are organised crime fighters” commented Maruwaan, one of the many volunteers from the Grassy Park Diaz Village Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) who supported law enforcement efforts from 04h:30 on 25 and 26 December in Muizenberg. Law Enforcement and MID were elated when neighbourhood watches heeded the call for volunteers to […]

Officer Lucinda (centre) and Officer Troy (left) pictured here with the MID Public Safety Team, 
Councillor Aimee Kuhl and MCSI Chair Henrik Daugbjerg.

Fighting the criminal elements operating on the Muizenberg / St James walkway requires multiple approaches. In addition to the MID’s ongoing collaboration with Metrorail to clean up hotspots, we’re very pleased to tell you that on Thursday 14 September Councillor Aimee Kuhl introduced the MID public safety team and MCSI’s Chair to two new dedicated […]

MID / Metrorail Clean-up

In response to the recent spate of opportunistic criminal  activity on the Muizenberg / St. James catwalk, MID and Metrorail have been cooperating quite closely to look at “red flag zones” in need of attention – both to aid visibility in the area for walkers, and to limit spaces available for opportunistic criminals to hide. […]

MID Crime Prevention Article

MID Public Safety joined forces with the City, SAPS, Law Enforcement and Traffic recently to conduct 2 operations (15 May and 2 June) in and around Muizenberg Park. The objectives were to remove illegally erected structures from the park, conduct high visibility patrols in the surrounding area, and focus on crime prevention. In just one […]

Chrysalis Graduates

As a Special Rates Area, Muizenberg Improvement District receives a fixed annual income which is predominantly spent on key top-up services like public safety, social development cleaning and environmental upliftment. But the value of a Special Rates Area is about more than just allocating a budget to services each year: it’s about maximizing the potential […]

MID Crime Prevention Article

Muizenberg’s fight against crime has some unique challenges compared to other areas in Cape Town: Our population in the precinct increased by 72% in just 10 years and continues to grow rapidly, stretching our crime-fighting resources more than is comfortable Our beautiful recreational areas attract many additional visitors in the summer months And we are […]