Dear KSS Client
Telegram App – the future of effective communication
KSS will be adopting a new alarm system communication platform from 1 April 2020. Information will be sent out to clients in a separate Newsletter later this week. Information will also posted on our KSS active website at www.knightsecurity.co.za.
Please note the “Safety Tips for the Community” prepared by Bart Saaiman on behalf of the Howick Community Safety Forum (CPF) and Community Safety Initiative. KSS works hand-in-hand with the Howick, Hilton and Mpophomeni CPF’s, all local and surrounding SAPS, as well as all the local Community Safety Initiatives, including the UCSI.
Set your alarms. Again – numerous incidents this past fortnight where alarms had not been set. Electronic items, especially TV’s and then jewellery are the items of choice.
NOTE: Most crime is opportunistic and is being committed on foot.
Incident Summary (crime and other) for the past 2 weeks
There were 11 incidents in Howick. There were 2 incidents in Hilton. There was 1 incident in Merrivale. There was 1 incident in Merrivale Heights. There was 1 incident in Howick West. There was 1 incident in the Karkloof. There was 1 incident in Pietermaritzburg. There was 1 incident in Mpophomeni.
KSS Incidents 1 – 15 March 2020
1 March 2020 20:36 Rylands Road (Howick) The KSS Control Room were advised about a positive break-in. The alarm was not set as the client was at home. Two cell phones were stolen. SAPS were advised. A case was opened.
2 March 2020 12:24 Riley Crescent (Howick) The KSS Control Room received an alarm activation. A KSS Response unit was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that the kitchen door and gate had been broken. Electronic items and jewellery had been stolen. SAPS were advised. A case was opened.
2 March 2020 13:50 Main Street (Howick) The KSS Control were advised about a possible incident of remote jamming. The client returned to his parked vehicle to find his cell phone, watch and laptop had been stolen. There was forced entry into the vehicle. SAPS were advised. A case was opened.
3 March 2020 17:06 Andrew Street (Howick) The KSS Control Room were advised about a positive break-in. The gate had been derailed and the alarm was not set. A KSS Response unit was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that the front door had also been forced open. A number of electronic items were stolen. SAPS were advised. A case was opened.