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 Safety Strategy'. The document outlines the key principles and components of such a strategy before presenting the key safety concerns as identified through primary research with relevant representatives of the Kliptown community. In conclusion practical suggestions are presented that could become part of the three key components of a 'Community Safety Strategy'.
Gareth Newham is the former Senior Project manager at the criminal justice program at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). He obtained his Masters in Management, Public and Development Management from The University of the Witwatersrand, Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Research Methodology Social Sciences from The Stellenbosch University and his Honours in Political Studies Social Sciences from The University of Cape Town.