#11 SSS Security Tip | Carjacking : Part 1

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it – Lucius Annaeus Seneca The adage “prevention is better than cure” holds true when faced with the ever increasing prospect of being the victim of a carjacking in South Africa today. The national crime statistics  indicate an increase in carjacking numbers by over 12 […]

#12 SSS Security Tip | Carjacking : Part 2

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think – A. A. Milne You will not be surprised to know that the national crime statistics for 2013/14 show that carjacking is up for the second year in a row. The top 5 carjacking crime precincts in S.A. are: Booysens, Pinetown, […]

#10 SSS Security Tip | Opportunistic Crime

Society prepares the crime the criminal commits it – Henry Thomas Buckle Opportunistic crime is on the rise. This global phenomenon is nothing new within the realm of crime but the rapid rate of increase of such criminal activities is of concern. High unemployment, rampant drug use and a constant influx of people to urban […]

#9 SSS Security Tip | Violent Mobs: How to keep safe

There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual but permitted to a mob – Ayn Rand The recent xenophobic attacks on foreigners in our country have hi-lighted the need to create awareness about violent mobs and how to keep safe when confronted by such mobs. It […]

#8 SSS Security Tip | Know Your Rights: at a Roadblock

Yes, Officer, I did see the speed limit sign. I just didn’t see you! – Unknown What are your rights when stopped at a road block? Do you know them, why do you need to know them? Given the current state of corruption within our police force, facing a roadblock can often be quite daunting even […]

#7 SSS Security Tip | Vehicle Remote Jamming

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. – Anton Chekhov Vehicle remote jamming is on the rise, with incidents occurring on a daily basis, indiscriminate of where you park or what vehicle you drive. Failing to be aware and alert when making a quick stop at a petrol station convenience store, […]

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#6 SSS Security Tip | Reacting When Your Safety Is Threatened

Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands. – Jeff Cooper, US Marine How will you react if you or your family’s safety is threatened? In horror movies nobody aspires to be like the ‘blond bimbo’ who either closes her eyes whilst screeching non-stop and waiting for someone […]

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#5 SSS Security Tip | Holiday Season: Party Safety

If you must drink and drive, drink Coke. – unknown, as seen on a bumper sticker ‘Party safety’ goes hand-in-hand with ‘holiday season’. There is nothing more upsetting than planning the perfect holiday bash only to have you or your guests suffering some unfortunate mishap brought about by a lack of preparation for party safety. […]