Dear KSS Clients
KSS Sponsored Community CCTV Safety Project
On Friday 2 October 2020 the KSS Control Room were alerted to movement detection on one of the KSS Community CCTV cameras in the Howick area. KSS Controllers identified a suspect walking on the road and three KSS Response units were dispatched. KSS Officers were assisted by SSS in apprehending the suspect who was handed over to SAPS for further processing.
KSS Joint Operations with SAPS
KSS and other security companies assisted local Howick and Hilton SAPS with various successful Joint Operations over the past months. On 18 and 25 September 2020 and then again on 2 and 9 October 2020, KSS supported Howick SAPS in these Joint Operations. Numerous arrests have been made and a number of illegal goods, drugs, alcohol and stolen items have been seized.
In the past 10 days over 60 cases of illegal alcohol, many various drugs, stolen cell phones, laptops, mountain bikes and a generator have been successfully seized through these Joint Operations.
KSS Incident Summary (crime and other)
There were 5 incidents in Howick. There were 2 incidents in Howick West. There was 1 incident in Hilton. There was 1 incident in Merrivale.
KSS Incidents 30 September – 10 October 2020
30 September 2020 19:26 Main Street (Howick) The KSS Control Room received a panic activation. A KSS Response unit was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that a suspect had been apprehended for shop lifting.
30 September 2020 20:18 Market Street (Howick) The KSS Control Room were advised that a vehicle had been stolen. A KSS Response unit and SAPS were dispatched. The UCSI were advised. A case was opened.
2 October 2020 07:00 Old Howick Road (Hilton) The KSS Control Room received a call from a client advising that her neighbour (non-KSS) had been broken into. KSS Response units were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that there appeared to be no forced entry. Items were stolen from a vehicle and numerous other items from the house. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.