Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department. Impact of Municipal Police Services on Crime. The approach of the EMPD towards traffic policing, by-law enforcement, crime prevention and safety issues in general. Our Doctrine: “Partnership & Cooperation” Chief of Police –Mr. R. McBride.
Impact of Municipal Police
Services on Crime
The approach of the EMPD towards traffic policing, by-law enforcement, crime prevention and safety issues in general. Our Doctrine: “Partnership & Cooperation”Chief of Police –Mr. R. McBride.
Crime Prevention - Recoveries
1x AK 47
1 x Shotgun
11 x assorted handguns (pistols and revolvers)
Variety of ammunition
Special Taxi Operation - Tokoza
Assisted Gautrans after 9 of their vehicles were damaged by taxi drivers.
Crime prevention Operation - Mapleton Small Holdings
Successes: 2 Arrests for Possession of unlicensed firearms
1 Arrest for murder
11 Stolen / Unlicensed / Illegal Firearms recovered
Stolen household appliances recovered – Value R10 000
Stolen SANDF Radios and equipment recovered
Stolen Cameras and equipment recovered
220 Suspected stolen suitcases from JIA
Counterfeit money confiscated
School Safety Programme
A Metro wide school safety programme was launched in March 2004.
The purpose is to cascade the programme to Regional and Area (Ward) level.
To encourage effective learning and teaching at schools.
To discourage and educate learners against criminal activities at school level
Community Safety Forum
To implement the review of the White Paper on Safety and Security.
To enhance the implementation of the NCPS on a local municipal sphere.
To encourage integration, cooperation and coordination of all spheres of Government in crime prevention.
Road To Safety
To continuously educate the EMM community of the importance of Road Safety, concentrating on the six (6) pillars of Road To Safety strategy.
To continuously do law enforcement on the six (6) pillars.
To try and reduce road fatalities/accidents on our roads.
Primary School Road Safety Campaign
To educate learners (Pre & Primary schools) on correct road usage to and from schools.
To reduce pedestrian accidents.
To demilitarise ex-combatants by engaging them in the following programmes:
Involving them in the establishment of SMME’s
Assisting in placing them for employment
To incorporate them in crime prevention initiatives
Launch of Safer City Strategy
To formulate an Integrated Approach in crime prevention in particular
Social Crime Prevention & Environmental Design within the Municipality.
Child Prostitution (New Project)
To reduce the rate of prostitution in our area, which will also assist with the reduction
of child prostitution, HIV/AIDS, child trafficking and substance abuse.
Safety Homes For Street Kids(New Project)
To place street kids in homes where the following may be done:
Get education, health and nutrition.
Re-united with families.
Get counselling and rehabilitation.
Reclaim the streets from criminality.
All of the above have been brought to the attention of the National Co-ordinating forum for Municipal Policing: Refer Comm M Mmutle