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Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
Action For A Safe Sa 24th June 2008
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    • 1. Action for a Safe SA Cape Town 24 th June 2008 Barbara Holtmann [email_address]
    • 2. Action for a SAFE SOUTH AFRICA
      • Problem statement:
        • How do we change South African thinking, spending and action in response to crime and violence
      • Overview
        • Crime in South Africa
        • How unsafe are we?
        • What is a Safe South Africa?
        • What does it look like right now?
        • A macro view - the cycle of crime, violence and distrust
    • 3. Crime in South Africa
      • Recorded Crimes
        • > 2 000 000 priority crimes reported in 2006/2007
        • 721,129 contact crimes (murder, attempted murder, hijacking)
        • Burglary steadily down
        • Robbery steadily up
        • 415,000 “All theft not mentioned elsewhere” – no action expected or offered
      • Criminal Justice Capacity:
        • Under reporting estimated @ between 33 & 66%
        • 2 year case backlog in Courts
        • Capacity for 114 000 inmates in Correctional Facilities
        • Current population of Correctional Facilities 164 000
    • 4. How unsafe are we?
      • Non-Natural Death
        • Children 6x more likely
        • Women are 5x more likely
        • Men are 8x more likely
      • Alcohol Abuse
        • R41 billion on alcohol in 2006 - R16 out of every R100 spent
        • 47% homicide victims test positive for alcohol at time of death
        • 66% of people presenting in trauma units @ hospitals
        • >50% rape victims are “high or drunk” @ the time of the incident
      • Arms/Guns
        • 62% homicides committed with guns
        • 66 guns a day lost or stolen from legal to illegal pool
        • 192 000 new violent crimes in the course of last year
        • 528 per day (SAPS Annual Report)
    • 5. What is a Safe South Africa?
      • Visioning Exercise For a Safe South Africa
        • Children play safely in the streets of leafy suburbs
        • Lawns lead down to picket fences
        • Parents sit by open doors making supper to eat in the garden
        • The sound of laughter and street cricket, football
        • Bicycles lean against the pavement
        • Picnics in the park
        • Schools the centre of community
        • Vegetable gardens
        • Effective transport systems
        • Everyone is busy
        • Women walk alone in the dark
        • Old people sit peacefully outside
    • 6. What does it look like right now?
      • Private Security - R46 billion
        • Building fortresses
        • Armed response
        • Electric fences
        • Surveillance cameras
        • Guns
        • Boom gates
        • Exclusion
        • Burglar bars
        • Security gates
        • Alarm systems
      • National Response
        • 60000 extra police by 2010
          • Total - 193 000
        • Review of Criminal Justice System
          • Integration of departments
          • Performance standards
        • 4 000 more social workers by 2010
          • Total - 15 000 social workers
        • Uncertain future for best unit
        • Acting Head of SAPS
        • Acting Head of NPA
        • Undercurrent of fear and distrust
      • Growing demand for more and more punitive justice
    • 7. A Macro View – the Cycle of Crime, Violence and Distrust
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    • 12. Thank you – Panel Discussion
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