Neighbourhood Watch Awards nominations now open

2019-03-07 06:01

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.

Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town.

The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails.

But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City of Cape Town established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained.

“We are always seeking ways to further solidify our relationship with community policing structures, and the evolution of the neighbourhood watch support programme over the past decade proves that. One cannot underestimate the importance of a well-functioning and committed neighbourhood watch. They know their areas better than anyone, which means they provide a level of crime intelligence that makes the job of the uniformed services easier,” says Mayor, Dan Plato.

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Alan Winde said the Western Cape has one of the world’s best and most active neighbourhood watch systems. “With deep care for one another, members of our communities are keeping a watchful eye over their streets with the aim of transforming them into safer environments. Their hard work and dedication has paid off, with a 6.8% reduction in property-related crime last year. It is clear that when we all watch, we are all safer. I would like to applaud the active moms, dads, grannies, grandpas, young people, men and women who are making a positive difference in our communities on a daily basis. These awards are a showcase of their collective commitment to the cause, and an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the efforts they make to keep us safer. Let us all create a safer Western Cape,” he said .

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.

Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails. But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City of Cape Town established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.

Mayor Dan Plato says they are always seeking ways to further solidify their relationship with community policing structures. “One cannot underestimate the importance of a well-functioning and committed neighbourhood watch. They know their areas better than anyone, which means they provide a level of crime intelligence that makes the job of the uniformed services easier.”

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Alan Winde said the Western Cape has one of the world’s best and most active neighbourhood watch systems. “Their hard work and dedication has paid off, with a 6.8% reduction in property-related crime last year. It is clear that when we all watch, we are all safer,” he said .

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails.

But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

V A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails. But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.

Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town.

The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails.

But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City of Cape Town established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.

“We are always seeking ways to further solidify our relationship with community policing structures, and the evolution of the neighbourhood watch support programme over the past decade proves that. One cannot underestimate the importance of a well-functioning and committed neighbourhood watch. They know their areas better than anyone, which means they provide a level of crime intelligence that makes the job of the uniformed services easier,” says Mayor Dan Plato.

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Alan Winde said the Western Cape has one of the world’s best and most active neighbourhood watch systems. “With deep care for one another, members of our communities are keeping a watchful eye over their streets with the aim of transforming them into safer environments. Their hard work and dedication has paid off, with a 6.8% reduction in property-related crime last year. It is clear that when we all watch, we are all safer. I would like to applaud the active moms, dads, grannies, grandpas, young people, men and women who are making a positive difference in our communities on a daily basis. These awards are a showcase of their collective commitment to the cause, and an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the efforts they make to keep us safer. Let us all create a safer Western Cape,” he said .

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.

Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town.

The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails.

But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City of Cape Town established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.“We are always seeking ways to further solidify our relationship with community policing structures,” says Mayor Dan Plato.

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Alan Winde said the Western Cape has one of the world’s best and most active neighbourhood watch systems. “Their hard work and dedication has paid off, with a 6.8% reduction in property-related crime last year. It is clear that when we all watch, we are all safer. I would like to applaud the active moms, dads, grannies, grandpas, young people, men and women who are making a positive difference in our communities on a daily basis. These awards are a showcase of their collective commitment to the cause, and an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the efforts they make to keep us safer,” he said .

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.

Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town.

The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Commitee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails.

But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City of Cape Town established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.

“We are always seeking ways to further solidify our relationship with community policing structures, and the evolution of the neighbourhood watch support programme over the past decade proves that. One cannot underestimate the importance of a well-functioning and committed neighbourhood watch,” says Mayor Dan Plato.

The City of Cape Town has opened the nominations process for the annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards.Now in its second year, the Neighbourhood Watch Awards celebrates and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of individuals and groups who help build safer communities in Cape Town. The nomination process will close on Friday 8 March.

Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group/team, in a number of categories, including:

. Courage in action award

. Social responsibility award

. Broken windows award

. Organisational excellence award

. Crime fighter of the year award

There are also a number of Leaders’ Choice Awards, adjudged by the Mayor, the Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and the South African Police Provincial Commissioner.

A full list of categories is available on www.capetown.gov.za.

“There are thousands of neighbourhood watch members who put in the hard yards to keep their families and communities safe. It is often a thankless task, particularly in areas where serious and violent crime prevails. But they persevere, for the greater good. Without their contribution our public safety efforts would be far less effective,” says Mayco member for safety and security, JP Smith.

Since the City established the Neighbourhood Watch Support Programme, in association with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety in 2008, thousands of members have been trained and equipped through the programme.“We are always seeking ways to further solidify our relationship with community policing structures,” says Mayor Dan Plato.

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Alan Winde said the Western Cape has one of the world’s best and most active neighbourhood watch systems. “Their hard work and dedication has paid off, with a 6.8% reduction in property-related crime last year. It is clear that when we all watch, we are all safer,” he said .

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