Mounted unit, increased police visibility through patrols

South African Police Service

Mounted unit, increased police visibility through patrols
Mounted unit, increased police visibility through patrols. Photo: SAPS

Strategic and focussed approach was implemented by SAPS Mounted Unit to prevent crime in Highway shopping centre, Mdantsane.

The Mounted Unit patrolled the most congested areas around Highway on horseback in an attempt to prevent business robberies, and robberies especially cellphones.

They confiscated a baton and two home made knives.

Police aimed at better serving the public by using directed patrols, proactive arrests where possible, cohesive units and problem solving at high crime hot spots recognized through crime pattern analyses.

South Africa Today – South Africa News

SOURCESouth African Police Service