Crime Prevention

Gun Killings On The Rise – What Is The Police Strategy? Asks Gun Free SA

About 40% of the 6 424 murders between April and June this year were gun-related, Police Minister Bheki Cele announced when he released crime statistics. Cele said it was shown that firearms were three times more ...

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Former Combatants' Involvement in Crime and Crime Prevention

This paper is based on nine interviews with people who work or have worked with former combatants or are involved in crime prevention. Participants were selected using a purposive sampling technique. The paper further reflects ...

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Racism, Self-Esteem and Violence in SA: Gaps in the NCPS' Explanation?

Ten years after the launch of the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS), South Africa is still bedevilled by high levels of violence. Given this situation, it is worth reflecting on the NCPS’ analysis of the ...

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A Decade of Crime Prevention in South Africa from National Strategy to Local Challenge

The objective of this paper is to refocus attention on the original vision and meaning of the term 'crime prevention' as set out in the National Crime Prevention Strategy. The paper is broken down into ...

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Safety and Security in the Rural Parts of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Area

The aim of this report is to provide knowledge about the nature of crime in rural areas of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan local government so as to enhance the capacity of local authority and the South ...

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Towards a Safety Strategy for the Education and Heritage Components of the Greater Kliptown Development Project

This document aims to present a strategic approach towards a sustainable safety strategy for the heritage, education and tourism components of the Greater Kliptown Development Project. The approach presented is referred to as a 'Community ...

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