KSS Incident Report 11 - 21 June 2020
Dear KSS Clients
The items targeted over the past 10 days have been TV’s, copper pipes and vehicle batteries. Please be aware.
Incident summary (crime and other) 11 – 21 June 2020
There were six (6) incidents in Howick. There was one (1) incident in Merrivale Heights. There was one (1) incident in Merrivale.
KSS SPONSORS CCTV (Village Talk article 17 June 2020)
As a way of giving back to the community that has supported it loyally for more than 30 years, Knight Security Solutions has embarked on a security project that will see CCTV cameras being erected around Howick, Merrivale, Merrivale Heights and the Howick West areas.
Unlike the SNIPR cameras, which monitor number plates only, these cameras will monitor suspicious movement by both foot traffic as well as vehicle traffic. All of the cameras are being sponsored by KSS. “KSS is incredibly grateful for the client and community support over the past 31 years,” said company owner Gary Preston. “This is our way of paying it back to them.”
KSS is actively involved in all levels of safety and security with SAPS, community policing forums, local community NPOs like the uMngeni Community Safety Initiative (UCSI) and Hilton Community Security Initiative (HCSI), as well as Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) groups.
This little gem of a business in the heart of the Midlands has been serving our Howick, Hilton, Merrivale and surrounding communities for three decades, and also happens to be the only security company in the area where the owner, Preston, lives right here.
Regarding the CCTV camera project, Preston said that KSS was working closely with key role-players in the community, and SAPS in law enforcement and investigations, using the CCTV footage in the fight against crime. “We would like to thank the communities involved for their support and for working alongside KSS in facilitating the location and functionality of the cameras,” he said.
Over the past year KSS has rolled out a hugely successful CCTV monitoring initiative in Hilton. The Mountain Homes project sees KSS working alongside the HCSI and SAPS in the Hilton community, and this project has yielded a marked decrease in crime in the area.
“The success of initiatives like the CCTV monitoring project is due to our local knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of crime and how it has evolved over the years,” added Preston. “We have a really committed, dedicated and professional team of technicians, controllers, operations staff (reaction and security officers) and administrators all of whom help keep us at the forefront of the security industry.”
Here’s to another three decades of KSS peace of mind!
Please contact any of our Management Team for more information and updates.
There is a lot to be said for 31 years of stable, sound and professional service, advice and local knowledge.
KSS – You are safer with us!
Gary and the dedicated KSS Team