Melville Security Initiative Cameras in Action

MSI Cameras help to identify suspects      


Melville Security Initiative: Security Provider changes

“CSS Tactical (CSS) and Beagle Watch Armed Response (Beagle Watch) are security service providers synonymous with the unrivalled delivery of proactive security services. Based on their successful approach to combatting crime, many communities have entrusted their safety to these security champions. This is the first communication in a series to keep you informed of developments affecting your area. Beagle Watch has entered into a contract with CSS which paves the […]


Taking control back from Illegal Dumping in Melville

Early morning illegal dumping on 8th Avenue by compost scammers. Well done to #MyMelville residents that made them go pick it up. As a reminder, residents are urged to take action when they see an illegal dumper in action by taking clear photos showing the culprit, the vehicle with registration number and the waste that is being dumped. Send the photos with the date, time and location to the Deputy […]


Community comes together to make it safer for Cyclists

The cycling community together with Ward Councillor Bridget Steer, members of the Melville Community, Brixton SAPS, CSS Tactical as well as the Melville Sector Crime Forum jumped in to do some crime prevention through environmental design.  JNB Cyclists urged to ride in groups following robberies Cyclists enter Melville with caution The bushes in Rustenburg Rd provided cover for criminals robbing cyclists of their bicycles.   A big thanks to everybody […]


Cyclists enter Melville with caution

Cyclists feel unsafe as the number of attacks on them has increased. Cyclists feel victimised and unsafe on the roads as the number of attacks and robberies targeting them are on the rise. As cyclists ride through various neighbourhoods, cognizant of how each area varies in safety, they have had to become even more vigilant in Melville. Roads where cyclists have been attacked frequently, are Barry Hertzog Avenue, particularly under […]


Joburg’s new K9-Narcotics Unit to wage war on drugs

The K9-Narcotics Unit will focus on drug-related crimes in crime hotspots during the first 100 days after its launch. A specialised K9-Narcotics Unit in the Johannesburg metro police is aimed at waging the war on drugs in the city. According to the City’s executive mayor, Herman Mashaba, the dedicated canine unit would strengthen the City’s ability to act against traffickers and drug peddlers. He said the City would also put in place […]


Application for Restaurant Liquor Application: NCW Restaurant

We have been notified by the Melville Residents’ Association of a new liquor application by NCW Restaurant on Main Road.  They are have applied for a restaurant licence. Fore more information about this application: NCW Restaurant Liquor Licence Application You are also welcome to contact the MRA via email at should you require more information.


Public Meeting: Displaced people in our Suburbs

Dear All PUBLIC MEETING Displaced people in our suburbs The clean-up of George Lea Park has highlighted the presence of displaced people living in parks and other open spaces in our suburbs. The City’s new administration would like to hear residents’ views on how best to deal with concerns that have been raised. Councillors and other community leaders will provide updates and solicit advice at a public meeting. Have your […]


Say NO to Drugs with SAPS, CPF & SCF

Take part in a Drug Training Course!  


Six 'most dangerous' criminals in Joburg jailbreak

Johannesburg – Six men described as the “most dangerous” escaped from police custody in Ennerdale on Sunday morning. The six managed to cut a hole in the roof of their cell in order to escape, and are now being sought by police. Police spokesperson Captain Mpande Khoza said the gang members were wanted for a spate of business robberies. “The suspects are wanted in connection with various business robberies around […]