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The number 1 crime in South Africa

The number 1 crime in South Africa

The number one crime in South Africa remains burglary or housebreaking, with 2.3 million households experiencing the crime in 2019/2020, with the peak periods of incidents being in June, September and December 2019/2020. According to StatsSA, more South African households representing 5.3 % of all homes in the country were burgled in the five year period […]

Hijacking: Signs that you may be targeted

Hijacking: Signs that you may be targeted

Hijacking is on the increase in South Africa. SA Police reports a total of 4973 incidents between July and September 2021.   Criminals intentionally intimidate or force drivers from their vehicles and race-off with the vehicles to provide stock for the stolen vehicle market. Or the vehicles are used as getaway vehicles in other crimes.  Not […]

What happens during a crime-scene clean-up?

What happens during a crime-scene clean-up?

Crime scenes, especially gruesome ones that include blood and other bodily fluids can be very messy. Most people don’t like to think about what happens to the scene after a murder, injury or in extreme cases, a sucicide. When crime scenes include dead bodies, or destruction of some kind, a team of trained and qualified […]

CRIME STATS

CRIME STATS

In all stats relating to crime, particularly violent crime, South Africa is always at or near the top. Just ask yourself this question: If something happens, who do I immediately think of to call? We don’t want to list the stats here, but you can click on this link and read them for yourself. http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2015-09-29-factsheet-south-africas-201415-murder-and-robbery-crime-statistics/#.V_ZFrjVfttX

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