Newsletter Julie/July 2008
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STATISTICS SAPS SAFETY TIPS
Mileage for July 08 Average Response Time
SAFETY AT THE ATM
74 341 km 6:14 min
Avoid isolated ATM’s and using the ATM late
at night. Try to select an ATM in well-lit, busy
HCW Callouts Medical Incidents areas.
880 0 There is safety in numbers. Avoid withdrawing
money from an ATM when you are alone.
Crime Incidents Pro-active Incidents If you feel unsafe at an ATM or you are suspicious
37 Investigated of individuals loitering in the vicinity of the ATM,
Arrests 3 HCW assisted 843 trust your instincts, go away and use another
Never write down your Personal Identification
Number (PIN) or carry it anywhere near your
PRO-ACTIVE ACTIVITIES ATM card. Memorise it and keep it a secret.
Don’t carry your bank cards with your ID,
Suspicious activities/persons ............................................ 471 passport or driver’s licence in the same wallet or
Malicious damage .....................................................................4 folder.
Never give your card or your PIN to anyone for
Trespassing .................................................................................5 any reason - not even a bank official, security
Open gate/garage door/window ....................................... 363 personnel or a police official. If you think your
PIN might be known to anyone else, cancel your
card or change your PIN.
Write down telephone numbers for reporting
PLEASE NOTE: Would all contributors who make lost or stolen cards and keep them in a safe
use of the EFT facility for monthly payments please include place.
your Ward Reference Number with the monthly payment. Never accept help from strangers when using
If you do not have this number please phone Yandamé at an ATM.
the HCW office on tel. 021-852-3118 who will assist you. Take your time while doing your transaction.
Don’t be distracted, intimidated, or hurried into
Contact Details Never let a stranger touch your card. He may
have already seen your PIN and is trying to
switch your card.
HCW Office (Office Hours) It is advisable not to insert your card until
021 852 3118 instructed to do so by the display screen.
Never force your card into the card slot.
HCW Ops Manager:
Capt Willie Engelbrecht
083 787 7771 Visit our website at
HCW Control Room www.hcw.org.za
0860 238 238 Earn Money and Secure
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Entry gained: sliding door, back door, derailed remote
INCIdENTS IN HCW AREAS gate, window
Goods stolen: Television, microwave, DVD player,
Wyk 1 - Land & Zeezicht camera, safe, firearm, birth certificate, jewelry
1 Huisbraak 2 Common theft
Seaview: Wo. 30 Julie 14:13 Main: Sat. 5 July 15:55; Cyneroides: Sun. 13 July 12:22
Toegang verkry: voordeur Goods stolen: petrol, biscuits
2 Diefstal 1 Theft of a motor vehicle
Van Der Merwe: Di. 15 Julie 12:59; Upper Mountain: Edelweiss: Wed. 23 July 19:53; White Toyota Camry,
Wo. 16 Julie 15:54; parked in the driveway.
Goedere gesteel: 7 Hekkies, koper huisnommer; 1 Suspicious vehicle monitored
1 Verdagte voertuig gemonitor
ASSIST WITH ARREST/
HULP MET ARRESTASIE
Ward 2 - Parel Vallei
10 Housebreakings and theft Ward 2 - Parel Vallei
Main: Sat. 5 July 00:24; Myburgh: Fri. 11 July 12:59;
Drama: Fri. 11 July 15:36; New: Fri. 11 July 15:47; The client contacted HCW patrol and reported a suspect
Oudehuis: Tues. 22 July 11:54; Malan: Wed. 23 July on the property. The SAPS was contacted and arrested
11:50, Fri. 25 July 17:16; Weavers: Fri. 25 July 22:47; the suspect.
Morkel: Fri. 25 July 10:39; Summer Place: Thur. 31 July
12:02 The HCW patrol apprehended a suspect who was under
the influence of alcohol and that tried to steal from the
Entry gained: door, windows, gate, roof premises. The SAPS was contacted and arrested the
Goods stolen: handbags, cash, laptop, CD suspect.
1 Common theft Wyke 9 & 10 - Westridge & Briza/Sereno
Main: Fri. 18 July 02:51 tot Helderrand & Gants
Goods stolen: spectacles, money, handbag
HCW patrollie is ontbied en het die verdagte aangekeer
1 Arrest met die goedere wat hy gesteel het. Die SAPD is ontbied
Main: Sat. 26 July 16:32 en die verdagte is in hegtenis geneem.
3 Suspicious vehicles monitored
SAPS SAFETY TIPS
Wyke 9 & 10 - Westridge & Briza/Sereno
tot Helderrand & Gants SAFETY AT THE ATM
10 Huisbrake en diefstal
South: Do. 3 Julie 18:00; Andries Pretorius: Vry. 4 Julie Be sure that no-one is looking over your shoulder
11:38; Firmount: Wo. 9 Julie 03:02; when you key in your PIN.
Main: So. 13 Julie 16:59; Bright: So. 13 Julie 17:27; Cancel your card if the machine retains it by calling
Van Gogh: Di. 15 Julie 12:06; Curlew: Wo. 16 Julie the card stop number. Be suspicious of anyone
06:44; Hazel: Vry. 25 Julie 10:37; Rue Dinard: Sa. 26 offering his or her help. Don’t move away from
Julie 22:37; Reitz: Do. 31 Julie 21:12 the machine before you have called the card stop
number and make a note of the reference provided
Toegang verkry: vensters, hek, skuifdeur, motorhuis by the bank.
deur, voordeur Ensure that your own card is returned after the
Goedere gesteel: skootrekenaar, CCTV kamera, juweelkis transaction.
met juwele, golf toerusting Wherever possible, keep your cash withdrawals
to a minimum. Some banks give you an option
14 Verdagte voertuie gemonitor to set your daily limit. This protects you against
people who may have gotten hold of your card
and your PIN.
Wards 11 & 12 - Heldervue/Steynsrust
8 Housebreakings and theft
Belmont: Sun. 6 July 18:18; Dennehoek: Sun. 6 July In the event of multiple incidents vehicles in
02:33; Compacta: Fri. 11 July 15:40; Magnolia: Fri. 11 adjacent areas will respond/assist.
July 12:16; Ficus: Fri. 11 July 12:56; Pittosporum: Sat.
19 July 17:41; Prunus Thurs. 24 July 05:20; Jasmine: Ingeval van veelvoudige insidente sal voertuie in
Sat. 27 July 09:02 aangrensende areas uithelp.