New heads for police sectors

2016-10-18 06:00
Constable Melicia Abrahams is the manager of sector one, which includes the Athlone CBD and Belgravia.

Constable Melicia Abrahams is the manager of sector one, which includes the Athlone CBD and Belgravia.

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The Athlone policing precinct has appointed new sector commanders to oversee the various areas within its boundaries.

Constable Melicia Abrahams is the new manager for sector one, which includes Gatesville, Hatton Estate, Parktown, Rylands and Silvertown. Residents in this area can contact her on 082 379 1045.

Warrant Officer Ashley Fritz now oversees sector two, which includes Bokmakie­rie, Bridgetown, Hazendal, Kewtown, Silvertown and Statice Heights. Residents in those areas can contact him on 082 469 1877.

Constable Ismaeel Salie is tasked with managing sector three, which includes Athlone CBD, Belgravia, Gleemoor, Lincoln Estate and Sunnyside. He can be reached on 082 469 8494.

A sector commander is the direct link between the public and the police. He responds to complaints and makes arrests similar to any other police officer, but is also responsible for interacting, consulting and engaging with community members in addressing crime at local level.

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