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Report crime hotspots

Parow residents are encouraged to re­port all types of crime or suspicious activities, no matter how big or small. This, in turn, will help the police identify the crime hotspot areas in the area, says Warrant Officer Marco Gelden­huys, commander of Sec­tor 2. Geldenhuys was ad­dressing men and women at the Parow Community Health Centre […]

VRCID’S CCTV cameras paying off in crime prevention

A network of security cameras has led to scores of arrests and the recovery of thousands of rand worth of stolen goods in the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), in the past year.   Since July 2018 a total of 174 arrests have been made, 286 crimes recorded and over R220 000 in stolen […]

Residents advised to be more vigilant

Nuus Residents advised to be more vigilant 03 April 2019 06:01 Residents are advised to be more aware of their surroundings to make crime difficult for criminals. Last week, a video shared more than 4 000 times on social media, shows a woman stealing an elderly woman’s handbag and leaving a store located in Parow.

VRCID operational during festive season

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), which had cameras installed targetting the hotspot areas in Bellville and Parow CBD areas earlier this year, aims to roll out even more cameras in the new year.

Students: stay safe with these pro tips

Student life is often fast paced and filled with activity. From studying and writing tests, to attending social events and parties. For many, this is the first time away from home and there is a lot to take in; a new environment, new people, a new way of doing things. Sadly, students are targeted by […]

67 cameras lead to several arrests

Since the installation of 67 cameras, targeting hotspots in the Bellville and Parow CBD areas at the security operations centre of the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District, there have been several arrests. The VRCID continuously strives to deliver on its mandate of providing services to the police and City of Cape Town.

Jeanne Preston leads our fight against crime

As you know, we exist to make the Bellville and Parow community safer and more secure. We offer 24/7 supplementary services and assistance to Improve Cape Town’s largest geographical CID, which is no small task! As Operations Manager, Jeanne Preston is the lynchpin of our safety and security team. We chatted to him about his […]

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