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Foot Patrols in Epping

The ECID deployed four foot patrollers on Bofors Circle during the month of November. As we move into the festive season the requirement for additional foot patrollers around both Langa and Bonteheuwel Station areas and on Jakes Gerwel Drive, the ECID has deployed and additional six patrollers.

Two of the members will be deployed along Bofors Circle, boosting the number to six officers in this area. Two officers will be deployed at the Langa Station area and will patrol from Jellicoe Avenue to Grenville Avenue. The remaining two officers will be deployed on Jakes Gerwel Drive and will patrol from the railway line down to the robots, where Gunners and Bofors Circles intersect at Jakes Gerwel Drive.

The officers will operate from 06:00 till 18:00.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Epping CID office, 021 535 5814.

Law Enforcement Satellite Office at Informal Market

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The City of Cape Town’s Law Enforcement agency is taking action against the illegal squatters along Viking Way. The Law Enforcement satellite station has been in effect as of 1 February 2017.

On Monday 06 February, Law Enforcement’s management have taken their stance a step further by placing a semi-permanent structure on the ground, this being in the form of a container, which will be used as an Operations Centre. The idea is to create more awareness amongst the illegal squatters, showing that the City is taking this matter seriously. In the time that the satellite station has been placed alongside the squatters, Law Enforcement has shut down 2 illegal shebeen that has been operating there for many years. Social development are also busy doing assessments.

The City, along with Law Enforcement and the ECID will continue to monitor the area and keep companies updated on any future developments.

Emergency Exercise In Gunners Circle Epping 1

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On the 11th May 2016, Disaster Risk Management together with Fire Service, Traffic, Law Enforcement, SAPS, Metro Police, Metro Rail, Ambulance Services, South African, Weather Services, Roads Department, Pollution Department, the ECID and various other role players executed a mock emergency exercise involving a gas tanker explosion and fire.The purpose of the exercise was to determine all role players preparedness in the event of an emergency.