Have you ever taught about your car’s safety when you are involved in a vehicle crash? Will you and your loved ones be protected in as far as it is possible? Refer to the article published on pp 14 -16 in Servamus: January 2020 to determine the NCAP safety rating of many cars on SA’s roads.
We all have a responsibility to create a safer world for our children – that includes on our roads. Sadly, vehicle crashes are some of the leading causes for child deaths. Walk This Way is a ChildSafe intervention project that aims to address child pedestrian safety – refer to the article in Servamus: January 2020 on pp 34-35 giving more details.
Many people opt to go on a boat cruise for a holiday. Yet, there are many aspects that can affect the passengers and crew’s safety necessitating such cruise liners to have adequately trained security personnel. Refer to the article in Servamus: January 2020 on pp 30-32 about what is done to mitigate treats to such cruise liners.
Following the release of the crime statistics for the 2018/2019 reporting year by the Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) published an article entitled “Policing alone cannot solve South Africa’s violence”.
W/O Mike Nagamuthoo, a former stalwart police detective, celebrated a milestone birthday in August 2019 when he turned 85 years old.
He was born at the infamous “Magazine Barracks” in Greyville, Durban on 29 August 1934. But his family were forced to relocate to “Glasgow”, Verulam after his father took ill.
Over the years, many articles have been published about the Mounted Units and the FCS Units of the SAPS. The establishment of these units have brought major successes, created posts, resulted in members receiving praise, awards, work acknowledgment and being promoted. Some of the members remained at these units' working environment and have been promoted many a time (from sergeant to brigadier). Yet, little or nothing is known about the pioneers and researchers of these units whose idea it was to form these units. Taking their precious time, energy and own funds into consideration, despite hitting "brick walls" with negative reaction from higher authority, they continued to pursue their initiative, doing the research and submitting their findings and recommendations, but without receiving anything.