Crime Statistics Analysis: A Comparative Look at Incidents from July 1-7

09 July 2024

As we move into the second week of July, it’s crucial to keep our community informed about the latest crime trends. Here at Atlas Security, we believe that knowledge is power, and by sharing these insights, we can work together to create a safer environment for all. Let’s dive into the recent crime statistics and see how they compare to the previous week’s data.

Top 10 Incidents: A Snapshot

Over the period from July 1 to July 7, a total of 118 incidents were recorded. Here are the top 10 types of incidents:

Theft: 27 incidents

Break in: 24 incidents

Attempted theft: 14 incidents

Medical: 18 incidents

Robbery of person: 6 incidents

Attempted break in: 4 incidents

Armed robbery: 4 incidents

Attempted Break in: 3 incidents

These numbers highlight a continued concern with theft and break-ins, echoing the need for heightened vigilance and robust security measures.

Comparing the Trends

When we look at the previous week’s data, we responded to a total of 105 incidents, indicating a slight increase this week. Notably, the number of theft incidents rose from 20 to 24, and break-ins saw a similar uptick. While this increase is concerning, it’s also a reminder of the importance of community awareness and proactive security practices.

Most Affected Areas

The suburbs most affected by crime this past week were:

1. Uitenhage: 10 incidents

2. Walmer: 9 incidents

3. Summerstrand: 8 incidents

4. Sidwell: 6 incidents

Least Affected Areas

On a brighter note, several areas reported minimal incidents:

1. Kragga Kamma: 1 incident

2. Sunridge Park: 1 incident

3. Miramar: 1 incident

These areas continue to show lower crime rates, a testament to effective security measures and community cooperation.

Moving Forward

While the increase in incidents this week is a concern, it’s also a call to action. We urge all community members to remain vigilant, report suspicious activities, and invest in reliable security solutions. Remember, Atlas Security is here to support you every step of the way.

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