Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabouts with Neighbourhood Watches in Atlantis and Parow

Media Advisory:

This weekend Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue his solidarity walkabouts with various Neighbourhood Watches (NHWs) as they patrol their respective communities.

On Saturday, 25 July 2015, Minister Plato will be joining the Atlantis NHW and on Monday, 27 July 2015, Minister Plato will join the Parow NHW to patrol their area.

Neighbourhood Watches have the purpose of safeguarding its members and their property against crime and must report to the Minister of Community Safety on safety concerns and crime incidents in the area, the activities of the neighbourhood watch; as well as keep sufficient record of all of these.

The solidarity patrol with the Neighbourhood Watches highlight the role each community member can play to launch visible crime prevention strategies in their neighbourhoods and to help create safer communities.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.


Details: Atlantis NHW Walkabout

Date: Saturday, 25 July 2015

Time: 19:00

Venue: Atlantis SAPS station, Wesfleur Circle next to Magistrate Court, Atlantis


Details: Parow NHW Walkabout

Date: Monday, 27 July 2015

Time: 19:00

Venue: Parow SAPS station, Voortrekker Road, Parow