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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Oct 2020

Crime trend to be aware of: Vehicle stickers

Fidelity ADT urges Pietermaritzburg motorists to be careful with the information they display on their vehicles following a recent crime trend noted in relation to opportunistic thieves targeting individuals with particular vehicle stickers, branding or personalised number plates

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Oct 2020

Domestic staff members should be your partners in home security

Home owners spend a lot of time and effort in setting up the best possible armed response and security measures at home, such as burglar bars and security gates and outside alarm beams

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Oct 2020

Parents warned to teach their children to be alert

Parents across the country have been warned to remain vigilant and to teach their children about the threats of kidnapping

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Sep 2020

Cellphone snatching the new trend

Lockdown has spurred a new trend in opportunistic crime – cellphone snatching

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Sep 2020

ATM crimes – Plett residents warned to be alert

Residents and visitors to Plettenberg Bay have been warned of an apparent increased occurrence of ATM crimes and ‘card swapping’

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Sep 2020

The 6 most common ways criminals get into homes

Our homes are supposed to be our safehavens, places of peace and relaxation, happy memories and stability

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Sep 2020

10 situations which can leave you vulnerable to criminals

The majority of South Africans know that crime is a reality and becoming a victim can happen to anyone

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Abandoned homes pose security risk for suburb residents

Abandoned homes in many suburbs across Johannesburg pose a security risk to residents in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Criminals beware – cameras never sleep

Combine LPR camera technology with specialised on the ground security intervention and you have a winning formula

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Awareness of construction in your neighbourhood

An increase in the number of house break ins, armed robberies and theft at homes in the Parkhurst, Parkwood, Parktown North, Dunkeld and Melrose North areas over the past two months has highlighted the importance of remaining vigilant when contractors are working in your neighbourhood

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Surviving a “blue light” kidnapping

A recent feature on Carte Blanche has highlighted a new frightening criminal tactic where suspects impersonate police officers and end up kidnapping and robbing unsuspecting drivers en route to a destination

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Fidelity ADT and Vumacam join forces to place an eye on crime

Fidelity ADT has recently partnered strategically with Vumacam to roll out a surveillance network of cameras across a number of Southern suburbs starting with the Glenvista and Mulbarton areas

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Sep 2020

Estate complex domestics urged to be safety conscious

Living in an Estate or a complex can give residents the false impression that security is not a priority

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FIDELITY ADT | 31 Jul 2020

Stolen cellphone recovered on Helshoogte Pass

Local armed response officers were able to successfully recover three cellphones, shortly after they were stolen from their owners while hiking on the Helshoogte Pass (on Monday 20 July 2020)

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FIDELITY ADT | 31 Jul 2020

Butterfly World suspects nabbed before they could ‘fly away’

Police have taken two suspects into custody after they allegedly tried to burgle the popular Butterfly World on the R44 near Klapmuts this weekend

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FIDELITY ADT | 31 Jul 2020

‘Fake’ gun used in Stellenbosch wine robbery

Three suspects were arrested on Thursday night (23 July 2020) shortly after they allegedly used an imitation firearm to rob a resident at a local block of flats

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest of wanted suspect

A wanted suspect was apprehended by Fidelity ADT on the 25 July after he was spotted on Migmatite Road in Zwartkop, by a community member at around 08:00 that day

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Crime spike in Pretoria – Fidelity ADT urges residents to be vigilant

In the past week there has been an increase in the number of house break-ins and armed house robberies in the Garsfontein and Pretoria East areas

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Active patrolling results in the arrest of 2 suspects

On 23 July at approximately 13:00, Fidelity ADT Reaction Officer Michael Matshaba was patrolling on Waterburg Road in Rooihuiskraal when he saw what looked like people chasing three suspects

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Three arrested following attempted jewellery store break-in

With retail robberies on the rise, three suspects have been arrested following an attempted break-in at a jewellery store at Woodlands Mall at around 15:10 on the 18th July

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FIDELITY ADT | 27 Jul 2020

Hermanus stands together, to help look for missing girl

The Hermanus community stood together in solidarity when a report of a missing girl was recently shared on a community WhatsApp group

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Jul 2020

Mandela Month – A chance to honour our nation’s many security and healthcare heroes

July is a month in which we think back on the legacy of the father of our nation, Nelson Mandela

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Jul 2020

Return of load shedding

The return of rotational load shedding means that home owners as well as business owners need to make sure their alarm and security systems are tested regularly and in a working condition

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Jun 2020

Charity starts at home initiative with ‘Beast’ Mtawarira

Fidelity Ambassador, Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira initiated a food parcel project to support the Fidelity Services Group staff members most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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FIDELITY ADT | 30 Apr 2020

AI is transforming the security industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a futuristic, fictional concept

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2020

Key stakeholders experience the rigorous training our armed response officers go through

Industry stakeholders from SNIPR, the software specialists behind both the popular and effective License Plate Recognition (LPR) cameras, were recently invited to join Fidelity ADT for a training session at the Colt Shooting Range in Redcliffe

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FIDELITY ADT | 24 Mar 2020

URGENT NOTICE: Operations during the Covid-19 lockdown

Our armed response officers will still be on duty when the 21-day lockdown period starts on Thursday

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Mar 2020

Fidelity Services Group tightens up precautions and service (COVID-19)

The health and safety of all South Africans is a top priority during the current national state of disaster

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Fidelity ADT | 26 Feb 2020

Roses are red, violets are blue, make safety a priority too

It’s the month of love, and what better way to celebrate it than to prioritise your safety and of those loved ones around you

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Fidelity ADT | 26 Feb 2020

Make safety part of your outdoor fitness plan

Thousands of people are using the warmer weather to train outdoors – whether for personal fitness goals, or to prepare for that next big marathon or cycle challenge

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Fidelity ADT | 19 Feb 2020

Copper thief’s getaway thwarted in Main Road

A suspect has been arrested by Paarl SAPS in connection with an alleged theft of copper from a nearby farm

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Fidelity ADT | 22 Jan 2020

Make home and business safety a priority for 2020

The New Year offers a new start

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Fidelity ADT | 22 Jan 2020

Keeping your kids safe this year

With schools across the country opening for the 2020 academic year, there is excitement among learners who look forward to new friends and new experiences

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Fidelity ADT | 13 Dec 2019

Enjoy your holidays - safely

The December holidays is a time to rest and recharge after a busy year

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Fidelity ADT | 13 Dec 2019

Rain and water damage on alarm systems

Make sure that you have plans in place to deal with any possible emergencies at home (such as flooding or fire), and not to neglect your security system when mopping up

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Fidelity ADT | 21 Nov 2019

Celebrate the end of exams - safely

Learners and students are currently focused on their end-of-year exams and all the pressure and stress that this entails

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Fidelity ADT | 21 Nov 2019

Lots of work still to do, to keep our women and children safe

Recently released statistics show that the fight against the abuse of our women and children is far from over

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Fidelity ADT | 07 Nov 2019

Fidelity scoops top security awards

On Tuesday 5 November, the private security industry, supported by the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA), hosted its annual Bravery and Crime Prevention Awards

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Fidelity ADT | 01 Nov 2019

Spike in crime

Every year during October and November there is a definite spike in crime with house break and theft, theft out of motor vehicle; theft from motor vehicle; follow homes and common robberies dominating across all regions

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Fidelity ADT | 31 Oct 2019

Increase in hijackings shows importance of vigilance

The increase in the number of car hijackings over the past 8 years shows the importance of driver vigilance, at all times

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Fidelity ADT | 31 Oct 2019

Don’t be duped by impersonators

Criminals posing as repairmen, security or police officers, and municipal workers have duped many residents into letting them into their homes resulting in robberies that could have been avoided

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Fidelity ADT | 29 Oct 2019

We can leave behind a safer world for our children

The month of September gave South Africans an opportunity to think and reflect on their heritage

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