Crime mapping of Khayelitsha's three police stations shows where crimes happen

CATEGORY: General
DATE: 26 September 2019
AUTHOR: IOL News

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) have launched a crime map reviewing, among other things, the potential and problems of point-level murder and robbery data for Khayelitsha’s three police stations.

Senior researcher of justice and violence prevention at the ISS, Dr Andrew Faull, said the latest crime statistics showed that 20% of murders in South Africa occurred in fewer than 3% of police precincts, of which two were in Khayelitsha.

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