Call to fund cameras at crime hot spots

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A SPECIAL open meeting on crime concerns in Port Alfred drew a bigger turnout than regular meetings of the Community Policing Forum last Thursday.

ADDRESSING CRIME CONCERNS: Sergeant Cindy Pienaar, left, and Vincent Plaatjies, who was promoted to sergeant earlier that day, spoke at the open meeting of the Community Policing Forum meeting at the Port Alfred Ski Boat Club last Thursday Picture: LOUISE KNOWLES
ADDRESSING CRIME CONCERNS: Sergeant Cindy Pienaar, left, and Vincent Plaatjies, who was promoted to sergeant earlier that day, spoke at the open meeting of the Community Policing Forum meeting at the Port Alfred Ski Boat Club last Thursday Picture: LOUISE KNOWLES

Sergeant Cindy Pienaar of the Port Alfred SAPS said the police had asked for a meeting to discuss escalating crime in Port Alfred.

One of the major themes was the use of cameras in preventing crime, especially at Port Alfred’s crime hotspots.

Sergeant Vincent Plaatjies spoke about his role in analysing such hotspots.

Read more in this week’s edition of Talk of the Town.

 

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