Tag Archives: safety

MID Ward 64 Control Room

As reported in the April article, Ward 64 Control Room Support, the MID’s due diligence process resulted in far more questions than answers.  We’d rather fail in meeting our deadline than fail in our due diligence and compliance, that is, ensuring that R100 000 levy-funds are going towards LPR and CCTV overview equipment and installation […]

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 LPR

Key strategic sites have been identified for Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) and overview cameras in and around the MID area.  Directly impacting on crime prevention and criminal apprehension as illustrated on March 28th.   Currently the MID is following due diligence in reviewing quotations and workmanship.  Focussing on quality to ensure long term sustainability of […]

MID Facebook

Keep ahead of the curve by liking and following us on Facebook where we share regular updates that impacts on the MID and surrounding area.  Here are some highlights that you may have missed if you’re not following us on social media.         Are you familiar with the City's Expanded Public Works […]

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 […]

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1019 units of alcohol confiscated around the Muizenberg beachfront area on New Year’s Day. Let that sink in, 1019 units! Some of units were confiscated from people leaving the shopping area, making their way to the beachfront. Some from passengers as they disembarked the train station, and then taxi drivers and passengers being fined as […]

DSD Logo

The Department of Social Development needs you, and warmly extends an invitation to YOU to open your hearts and homes to vulnerable children in need of care and protection. Why do we need Safety Parents?  “We believe that every child deserves a safe, nurturing home environment, free of abuse and trauma and where there needs […]

MID Public Safety

While everyone is getting ready to kick off their shoes and enjoy the beaches, the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) has been actively reviewing and planning for the influx of thousands of people! Public safety and cleaning takes priority during the Festive Season, with all parties; the City, Provincial and community structures, working together to ensure […]

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Crime in the MID area fluctuates from month to month and it would be imprudent to read too much into these “trends” but at the same time the past 3 months do seem to indicate higher than usual criminal activity in the neighbourhood, and during the month of September, 4 of the 22 criminal incidents […]

MID Public Safety

Did you know that over 50% of the crime incidents responded to by MID’s Public Safety were reported via WhatsApp in August? It’s that easy… WhatsApp MID Public Safety directly on 060 850 6260, or even better, be part of the solution and . . . Join MCSI (your local neighbourhood watch) and you’ll be […]

MID Atlantic Road

At the beginning of May, MID Chair Marion Wagner took time out to speak to a group of residents at Eventide about personal safety in Muizenberg and managing security challenges. Eventide faces onto Atlantic Road in Muizenberg and residents therefore experience firsthand the challenges of homelessness, informal car guards, vagrants and day strollers / children […]

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 […]