CPF Meeting Dates

  • The Howick CPF meetings are on the last Thursday of each month.
  • The Hilton CPF meetings are on the third Thursday of each month.
  • The Mpophomeni CPF meetings are on the first Thursday of each month.

KSS Incident Report 23 - 30 September 2020

Dear KSS Clients

Joint operations raids with SAPS
On Friday 25 September 2020 Howick SAPS held another joint operation with the aim of combating crime in the area. Knight Security Solutions and Magma again assisted Howick SAPS with this operation. The raid took place at Bush golf in the Howick Falls area. There were 2 arrests made for the possession of drugs and illegal alcohol. SAPS, KSS and Magma then conducted a joint patrol through Howick West and Lidgeton.

Well done to the KSS Operations Team for supporting SAPS and keeping our community safer.

KSS Incident Summary (crime and other)
There were 3 incidents in Howick. There were 2 incidents in Howick West. There were 2 incidents in Mpophomeni. There was 1 incident in Merrivale.

KSS Incidents 23 – 30 September 2020
23 September 2020 11:24 Valleyview (Howick West) The KSS Control Room were advised about a positive break-in. KSS Response units were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that the garage had been broken into and items were stolen. The had alarm activated earlier and when KSS Armed Response got to site the client advised all was in order, only to notice later that items had in fact been stolen. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.

25 September 2020 23:43 R617 Boston Bulwer Road (Mpophomeni) The KSS Control Room received a panic activation from an on-site KSS Security Guard. KSS Response units were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that there were suspects on site stealing diesel. The suspects fled the scene. KSS advised site Management accordingly.

25 September 2020 03:05 Kwa Haza (Mpophomeni) The KSS Control Room received an alarm activation. The client confirmed a break-in and KSS Response units were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that access was gained by cutting the fence. Numerous electronic items were stolen. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.

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KSS Incident Report 14 - 22 September 2020

Dear KSS Clients

Joint operations raids with SAPS
On 18 September 2020 Howick SAPS held a joint operation with the aim of combating crime in the area. Knight Security Solutions again assisted Howick SAPS with this operation. The raids took place at Bush golf, Shiyabazali informal settlement, Howick taxi rank and the informal settlement near the N3. There were 7 arrests made for the possession of drugs and illegal alcohol. Well done to the KSS Operations Team for supporting SAPS and keeping our community safer.

Positive feedback about our dedicated KSS Staff
KSS Management continually address building team morale. We would love your input. Please can you send through some positive feedback about a good experience you have had with any KSS staff or department (technical, armed response, control room, guarding, K9 unit or administration) so that we can feed back to our staff – who often go over and above the call of duty! This would be greatly appreciated. You can reply directly to this newsletter or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Important SAPS telephone numbers and local SAPS update
SAPS Howick 033 239 9320 / 40
SAPS Mpophomeni 033 238 0078
SAPS Hilton 033 845 6500 / 033 845 6521

For all crime-related emergencies (SAPS Radio Control Centre based in Hilton) call 10111 or 033 845 6500 or 033 845 6543 (all calls are recorded).

Welcome to Acting Station Commander of Howick police station, Lt-Colonel Khandai and thank you to Captain Reddy, who is the Head of Visible Policing, Crime Prevention and Front-line uniform service delivery at Howick SAPS. Captain Reddy can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 079 696 3476. Please only phone her if you require immediate and urgent intervention because of police officials who are not prepared to support or assist the community.

The acting Chairperson of the Howick Community Police Forum (CPF) is Mr Ntokozo Mlotshwa and he can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The SAPS Crime Stop number is 08600 10111 for anonymous reporting of criminal activities. The sms Crime Line number is 32211 for anonymous “Blow the whistle on criminal activity”. These numbers are not for emergency situations.

If you are not satisfied with SAPS service in KZN you can call 031 325 5951 or 031 325 4886 or 079 877 6536. You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The contact details for SAPS National Head Office in Pretoria is 0800 333 177 or email:
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When dealing with members of the SAPS, always make a note of their rank and name.

KSS Incident summary (crime and other)
There were 4 incidents in Merrivale. There were 3 incidents in Howick West. There were 2 incidents in Howick.

KSS Incidents 14 – 22 September 2020
15 September 2020 02:26 Valleyview Road (Howick West) The KSS Control Room received a panic activation. A KSS Response unit was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that suspects had stolen a battery from a bakkie. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.

15 September 2020 19:50 Zeederberg Road (Merrivale) The KSS Control Room were advised about suspects on the property. KSS Response units were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that one of the two suspects had been apprehended. SAPS were dispatched. KSS handed the suspect over to SAPS.

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