Unit D1, Stand 189, Northlands Business Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
KZN – In scenes reminiscent of the craziness we saw in California where thieves robbed shops with impunity because police were allegedly instructed not to arrest and charge suspects stealing goods below a certain value; brazen criminal behaviour in South Africa continues to escalate, and to surprise citizens battered by crime and an overloaded criminal justice system.
TOKYO — Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, died after being shot twice on Friday while giving an election campaign speech, sending shock waves through the political establishment and a country unaccustomed to gun violence.
The NSA Group has positioned itself as a globally reputed provider of high-end security services for over two decades. As the South African security and risk environment continues to evolve, NSA Security Consultants South Africa (Pty) Ltd is embarking on an ambitious, intelligence-driven mission to build on our capabilities and enhance our footprint throughout the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced Fannie Masemola as South Africa’s new national police commissioner. This is after Khehla Sitole left the hot seat after nearly five years, a period marred by excessive infighting and scandals that further tarnished the South African Police Service.
South Africans remain concerned about their safety with 78% of citizens adding more security features to their homes to ensure their well-being in 2022. This is one of the findings of the Automobile Association’s (AA) 2022 State of Security Report (SoS Report) conducted in the first three months of the year.
“Security is no longer about guns and guards.” Sound familiar? It should, as it’s a well-worn refrain from security managers over the past few years, and they are correct.
As crime has evolved and efforts to counter it have attempted to keep pace, with varying degrees of success, creative strategies and a move away from the ‘tried and tested’ has become essential. What do we mean? One example is the emergence of tactical support teams to augment and sometimes replace run-of-the-mill security officer deployment.