Patrols

On Saturday 14 March 2020

Tonight we had an operation with all the Nhw’s in Sector 3.  We were assisted by the Security Comapany’s as well as Kraaifontein SAPS under the leadership of Capt Philips.  It was a very eventful evening. 


Friday 6 March 2020

Tonight we hooked up with the neighbourhoodwatches in sector 3.  The idea is that we want to make our presence felt.  We will have many of these joint patrols in the near future.

Saturday 15 February 2020

It was a pretty nice night to patrol on our bicycles.  We had a ball of a time patrolling.  We did not ran into any serious problems.  We also met up with the Neigbourhood watches of the other sectors in our area.  When we were done patrolling and we still had some time.  We went patrolling with the car.  Especially the places that is hard to reach with the bicycles.

 

On Friday 31 January 2020

Tonight we were patrolling with two vehicles.  We were hoping to hook up with the other Neighbourhood watches in sector3, but it didn’t seem to work our way.  We were in the middle of load shedding and decided to patrol until the lights went back on.  Unfortunately vehicle no2 had and early morning so I continued until the lights came back on again. 

We ran into a group of youngsters, probably between ages 14 – 16, on their way home, but with liquor that was open in their possession.  Please parents instruct your children not to display such acts. Not only is it illegal to drink in public, but now they are also under the influence and it is very difficult to communicate with them.

We eventually to our surprise ran into the other NHW’s patrolling in our area.  We experienced communication equipment problems.  We were stopped by an individual that claimed that the Neighbourhood watch took his phone from a friend after he was searched.  He wanted to know what he should do. I told him to go to the police and report it.  His friend should give a description of the vehicle and where it happened.  All our vehicles is leaving a GPS trail and we can pinpoint with two meter accuracy where we have been.  Well after he was aware if this and I showed him, he admitted that his friend might be lying.

Saturday 18 January 2020

We were out on patrol again. Everything was pretty quiet. We however ran into an individual who insisted that we leave the area. Upon questioning him, he was quite upset and said that we were harassing his friends. He refused to identify himself and said that we are obligated to identify ourselves since we are Neigbhourhoodwatch. After we showed him our ID cards his whole attitude changed.
So, just a reminder, that all Neigbourhood watches should be able to identify themselves. It turned out that he was not even referring to us. It was someone or another group that apparently caught up with his friend. We cannot always trust what they say.

Saturday 11 January 2020

Our first patrol for 2020.  I am glad to be patrolling again. Been out of it because of my operation, but I am getting better slowly butsurely.  Our patrol started off nicely.  Had an incident where a member of the community actually told us to leave the area and go patrol in our own area?  I confronted the gentleman who was adamant that we need to leave he will take care of patrolling.  We apparently intimidate and harass people.  Upon asking his name, and where he stayed he refused unless I identified myself, which I did.  He then changed his attitude.  It seemed that Belmont park nhw are being confused with other Nhw’s patrolling our area. Later the evening we actually ran into two other NHW’s patrolling our area! Also remember a Neighbourhood watch patroller must produce Identification.  The car must be marked clearly that it is a patrol vehicle etc.

The rest of the night was pretty quiet.  We were able to assist a gentleman and his girlfriend who experienced car trouble.  I gave them our contact details.  They were pretty happy for our assistance and that we went the extra mile in assisting them.

The other problem that we have noticed is that we in Belmont park are actually attracting “Skarrelaars”.  The quickest way to get rid of stuff that we do not want is to put it outside on the pavement.  We actually confirmed this with one of the regular skarrelaar.  He said he comes here because residents are putting things on the pavement and sometime they throw stuff on the field.  Old clothes he washes and utensils that he found he sells it.

So, people, think about it the next time you put something outside your yard.

Friday 14 December 2019

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All the Sector NHW’s came together for an all night patrol.  We were also assisted by the security companies in the sector.  We decided to have a braai while we were at it.  No major incidents except maybe for an accident on the N1.  In Belmontpark we had an incident with a couple who wished to show their love for each other in public.  Were upset about our intervention, but in the end they complied.

We also had bicycles and those members who wished to patrol joined the patrol as well.

We ended the patrol the next morning at 6am.

On Saturday 7 December 2019

Been a while since I have been on patrol, due to surgery.  I was ready for a nice footpatrol by Block centre and surrounding shops. However it turned out that we were rather going to patrol the area with the police van.

We came upon a scene where we though someone was burning electric cables.  It turned out that someone deliberately set the fire.  Seem it is their way of cleaning the place, just behind Shoprite in Voortrekker Road.

We also happened to visit an open day for children.  The organisers informed the children agains crime and drugs and to stay away from it all.

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Saturday 30 November 2019

Our members patrolled jointly with Peerless Park East and Scottsdene as well as Peerless Park West

Friday 22 November 2019

It has been a while since I have been on patrol.  Fortunately there
is a reason for that.  I had to undergo surgery and is out of action for
at least another month.  This does not mean my colleagues cannot patrol 
Belmontpark went on patrol and unfortunately was contacted by one of
our resedents to assist with a stabbing victim.  The situation was
tense, but was brought under control.

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.



Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

 

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.



We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

Our Patrols

Saturday 7 December 2019

Been a while since I have been on patrol, due to surgery.  I was ready for a nice footpatrol by Block centre and surrounding shops.  However it turned out that we were rather going to patrol the area with the police van.

We came upon a scene where we though someone was burning electric cables.  It turned out that someone deliberately set the fire.  Seem it is their way of cleaining the place, just behind Shoprite in Voortrekker Roard.

We also happened to visit an open day for children.  The organisers informed the children agains crime and drugs and to stay away from it all.


Saturday 30 November 2019

Our members patrolled jointly with Peerless Park East and Scottsdene as well as Peerless Park West

Friday 22 November 2019

It has been a while since I have been on patrol.  Fortunately there
is a reason for that.  I had to undergo surgery and is out of action for
at least another month.  This does not mean my colleagues cannot patrol 
Belmontpark went on patrol and unfortunately was contacted by one of
our resedents to assist with a stabbing victim.  The situation was
tense, but was brought under control.

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.



Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.



We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

Our Patrols

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.

Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.

We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

Saturday 7 December 2019

Been a while since I have been on patrol, due to surgery.  I was
ready for a nice footpatrol by Block centre and surrounding shops. 
However it turned out that we were rather going to patrol the area with
the police van.

We came upon a scene where we though someone was burning electric
cables.  It turned out that someone deliberately set the fire.  Seem it
is their way of cleaining the place, just behind Shoprite in Voortrekker
Roard.

We also happened to visit an open day for children.  The organisers
informed the children agains crime and drugs and to stay away from it
all.


Saturday 30 November 2019

Our members patrolled jointly with Peerless Park East and Scottsdene as well as Peerless Park West

Friday 22 November 2019

It has been a while since I have been on patrol.  Fortunately there
is a reason for that.  I had to undergo surgery and is out of action for
at least another month.  This does not mean my colleagues cannot patrol 
Belmontpark went on patrol and unfortunately was contacted by one of
our resedents to assist with a stabbing victim.  The situation was
tense, but was brought under control.

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.



Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.



We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

Our Patrols

Saturday 7 December 2019

Been a while since I have been on patrol, due to surgery.  I was ready for a nice footpatrol by Block centre and surrounding shops.  However it turned out that we were rather going to patrol the area with the police van.

We came upon a scene where we though someone was burning electric cables.  It turned out that someone deliberately set the fire.  Seem it is their way of cleaining the place, just behind Shoprite in Voortrekker Roard.

We also happened to visit an open day for children.  The organisers informed the children agains crime and drugs and to stay away from it all.


Saturday 30 November 2019

Our members patrolled jointly with Peerless Park East and Scottsdene as well as Peerless Park West

Friday 22 November 2019

It has been a while since I have been on patrol.  Fortunately there
is a reason for that.  I had to undergo surgery and is out of action for
at least another month.  This does not mean my colleagues cannot patrol 
Belmontpark went on patrol and unfortunately was contacted by one of
our resedents to assist with a stabbing victim.  The situation was
tense, but was brought under control.

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.



Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.



We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

Our Patrols

On Saturday 14 September 2019

Our patrol started out with two members until another member joined us min later.  The neighbourhood was pretty quiet. We came upon an accident scene in 2nd ave, but the drivers involved came to a peaceful agreement.

Our next encounter was not so peaceful.  We tried to remedy the situation but with no success.  Was able to keep them calm without any fist fights. They then leave, but we noticed they just moved the problem around the corner and we intervened again.The situation started to get out of hand and I used the NAMOLA (click to access site) APPLICATION for assistance and the controller dispatched the police who handled the situation further.

Just to note, all the people involved were under the influence of liquor, at least they had designated drivers that was sober unlike the culprit that caused the whole situation.

Sunday 29 August 2019

Other members went on early morning patrol.starting at 5am covering 48km.

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our patrol started off with two members but another member joined us.  The night started out with a minor car accident in 2nd avenue but both drivers reach and agreement.  So we continued our patrol.

We then ran into a tricky situation in Van der Bijl road.  All people involved was intoxicated.  At least they were responsible enough to have a designated driver.  The situation got out of hand and as I was telling the rest of my members, I am not getting involved in a fist fight.  I was I able to use the Namola app for emergencies. I just pressed and hold the SOS button and they called me to ask about my emergency. They dispatched the police to the scene.

We were able to keep the people in checked even when one of the vehicles involved wanted to drive away.  The police showed up and they handled it. Just note, if you are going to drink have a designated driver and try to keep calm at all times.

After that the night was pretty peaceful with no events.

Friday 23 August 2019

Tonight I was not on the patrol.  However two other members were on patrol. No incidents were reported. All was quiet.  Was able to patrol 42,4 km. (PJ)

Saturday 3 August 2019

The area was pretty quite.  No major events

Saturday 27 July 2019

We still had some steam left, so we went for another patrol in the evening :).  We hooked up with the other NHW’s in out sector and did a sector wide patrol, was pretty quite though.

Saturday Afternoon 27 July 2019

After Our patrol on foot in the morning, we decided on doing another patrol through the neighbourhood.  However the neighbourhood was very quiet.  Alot of people want to join the neighbourhoodwatch.  My problem is mostly everyone wants to join, but I never get the forms back.

Saturday Morning 27 July 2019

We decided to do a foot patrol again.  Just be visible and make sure no public drinking occur.  That is normally the start of all trouble.

Saturday 20 July 2019

The neighbourhood was pretty quiet tonight.  We came accross a parked vehicle at the station with one of the passengers standing outside, almost like he was guarding the car.  He apparently was waiting on the driver of the car to finish something in the car.  We told them that the need to leave since their car’s registration ends at GP and they might be a target.  We then moved on only later to find that the car was still there.  He was waiting for the driver to finish.  We told him to leave the area.  The situation looked a bit dodgy.  We asked the police van to investigate this car.  Apparently they picked up a “Nagblommetjie” also known as prostitute.  When we return to the scene, the car was gone.

We were joined by Peerless Park West NHW and patrolled our area and there area together.  But both neighbourhoods were quiet until we signed off duty.

Saturday 13 July 2019

The night started out without incident.  As we started our last round we ran smack into the middle of an operation run by the provincial traffic dept.  Drunk drivers were arrested etc.  What I found interesting was how they people reacted, still absolutely drunk, but were arguing they didn’t do anything wrong.  The one lady was shouting with half drank liquor in her hand, how is she getting home? We asked her to empty the bottle on the sidewalk.  Others were so drunk, they couldn’t even stand straight, but they were driving with people that were sober but couldn’t drive a car.

One suspect drove away and abandoned his vehicle.  We were asked to go and retrieve the vehicle, but they came back and booby trapped the vehicle. there was no way we could drive the vehicle. The ignition was wires and it just look to dodgy to drive.

We also came upon a accident scene where a pedestrian was knocked over and the driver took off. We had to go through neighbouring nhw to assist. The driver eventually reported to the police station.

We ended up getting something to eat outside our nhw where we approached by the owner to assist in removing people who relieved themselves in public next to ATM.  They were obviously intoxicated.

Friday 5 July 2019

We started our patrol as usual.  Belmontpark was pretty quiet.  Not a lot of movement.  We went to visit Gabriel Court to help them with some administrative issues. Also made a visit to Police station. Looked like the calm before the storm at station. Only people present was police officers and not one person making a case.  Would be nice if the whole Kraaifontein would be so crimeless 🙂  After that we joined PPE, PPW and Eikendal for a joined patrol. The rest of the night we patrolled alone in our Neighbourhood.

All the Sector NHW’s came together for an all night patrol. We were also assisted by the security companies in the sector. We decided to have a braai while we were at it. No major incidents except maybe for an accident on the N1. In Belmontpark we had an incident with a couple who wished to show their love for each other in public. Were upset about our intervention, but in the end they complied.

We also had bicycles and those members who wished to patrol joined the patrol as well.

We ended the patrol the next morning at 6am.