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8 SUSPECTS ARRESTED WITHIN 24 HOURS ON THURSDAY

The Atlas Security Team showed their hard work and dedication off with a mammoth 8 arrests in one day, in 3 separate incidents.  It started in Despatch, when 2 suspects stole copper piping from a business in Military Road. The suspects attempted to flee into the bushes. B145 went in behind them and apprehended both […]

ATLAS SECURITY BACKS THE PEOPLE WHO BACK THEIR COMMUNITY

The people at Atlas Security pride themselves on the relationships that continue to grow from strength to strength in various communities, as we all have the same goal, to create a safer place for our families to live in.  Which is why another great step forward is the strength that continues to build between the […]

House Robberies Becoming Repeat Offenders

House Robberies are terrifying experiences as the victims go through a traumatic emotional rollercoaster. A home is a place where a family finds their place of safety and comfort, to grow and develop, to relax and unwind as the people inside breakaway from the outside world.  So when a group of armed individuals rush in […]

CELEBRATING 4 YEARS OF LOWER CRIME AND HIGHER SUCCESS IN FRAMESBY

CELEBRATING 4 YEARS OF LOWER CRIME AND HIGHER SUCCESS IN FRAMESBY A landmark for Framesby is being celebrated, as for 4 years the streets of the suburb have become remarkably safer. Children have been given more freedom to ride their bicycle after school and play street cricket with their friends. This landmark we are talking […]

Residents urged to be vigilant of their surroundings

Residents urged to be vigilant of their surroundings The South African Police Service in Port Elizabeth are urging residents to be cautious and circumspect about their immediate surroundings. This appeal emanates from a recent house robbery that took place in a gated estate in Lovemore Park yesterday afternoon, 17 November 2020. It is alleged that […]

Operation Duty Calls – Festive Season

Operation Duty Calls – Festive Season

The holiday season is upon and soon we will be entering the festive season. A season that must represent goodwill and reconciliation; however over the past years, the opposite holds true.

PURSUING FERNGLEN DPS OFFICER APPREHENDS SUSPECT

Fernglen was host to a suburban pursuit on Monday morning after a suspect broke into the home of a client in Hackius Avenue.

Incidents Drop as Vigilance Increases

The Atlas Security Control Room has reported a drop in incidents this week. This drop is directly linked to the community’s vigilance as suspicious individuals are being reported which allows for proactive patrols to take place in the hotspots.  Criminals often use general foot traffic through suburbs to blend in as they scout their next […]

NOVEMBER KICKS OFF WITH A GRIM PICTURE

The holiday season is almost upon us and as we finish chiseling our summer bodies, we need to understand the current stats to predict what we are in for on the crime-front this season.

Atlas Security Backs Newly Formed Summerstrand NHW

Atlas Security is proud to work closely with multiple Neighbourhood Watches in the fight against crime. And the newly formed Summerstrand Neighbourhood Watch (SSNW) is no exception.

Here’s How To Prepare Your Home For That Holiday

Embarking upon a long holiday comes with its fair share of prep work. You will be busy booking tickets, planning day trips, deciding what you will need to bring, etc. and so on. But one thing many might not think about, or at least not until the last minute, is how to prepare your home before going on a long holiday.

NOVEMBER 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

20 NOVEMBER 2020 FRIDAY 10:09 Walmer A residence in Seventh Avenue was burgled. Suspects kicked the door open, nothing of value was missing. 06:56 Deal Party A business in Ferguson Road experienced an incident of theft. Suspects stole two truck covers. 05:15 North End A business in York Road was burgled. Suspects gained access through […]

Humewood Burglar Apprehended on Site

A resident had her night turn into one of terror on Tuesday when a suspect broke into her Killarney Road home while she was inside.

Serious Crimes a Concern this Week

The Atlas Security Operations Team has been responding to a series of more serious crimes this week than what was taking place so far during the lockdown period. Crimes including murder, hijackings, an attempted kidnapping, violent armed robberies, and the beast that is raising its head more often – house robberies.  A large amount of […]

Shots Fired In PE House Robbery

Armed robbers help up a gentleman in his home during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Burglaries and Robberies Up This Week

The Atlas security Control Room reports a drastic increase in crime, with emphasis on burglaries, robbery of person incidents and trespassing incidents. Understanding the figures is crucial to understand how to react to them and to use them to your advantage. These figures are showing that criminals are getting more brazen, or more desperate. Whichever […]

Shared Intelligence Leads Atlas Security Armed Response To Vehicle After Hijacking

A hijacked vehicle, taken in the Mount Pleasant area, was swiftly located by Atlas Security’s Armed Response Officers late on Thursday afternoon.

GREENSHIELDS PARK ROBBER APPREHENDED ON TUESDAY MORNING

Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B14, was patrolling in 11th Avenue when he saw an individual running into the bush. A security guard shortly after informed him that the suspect attempted to rob him, and that he has a firearm.

ATLAS SECURITY HAS APPREHENDED 8 CRIMINALS SINCE FRIDAY, AND THERE’S NO PLAN TO SLOW DOWN ANYTIME SOON.

The momentum of a successful weekend continues as Atlas Security Armed Response officers have added to their weekend tally by apprehending another 2 criminals this morning.

It’s time to equip yourself with the mobile solution that could save your life!

It’s time to equip yourself with the mobile solution that could save your life!

Incidents down this week, but not Armed Robberies

The Atlas Security Control Room reports that incidents are much lower than the previous weeks have been, with a total of 63 incidents being reported. This is great news for the community, but businesses need to stay alert as armed robberies have seen a sharp increase.  The drop in incidents cannot be seen as a […]

Crime Stats decrease, but they’re still in the red

Burglaries have seen a slight decrease this week, which is a silver lining in the cloud hanging over the country. That cloud being the fact that incidents are still very high as there have been a total of 87 incidents.  It’s not all doom and gloom as there are many positives coming out of this, […]

Atlas Security Armed Response Officer Cuffs Walmer Housebreaker

A wall jumper had jumped a wall in Walmer and stole a resident’s cellphone while she was working. The resident’s son gave chase in an attempt to apprehend the suspect.

Although Lower… What Is The New “Low”?

Crime drops back down to double-digit figures, but is this the new low that we can expect after the rapid rise in the unemployment rate? Read our analysis here:

OCTOBER 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

13 OCTOBER 2020 TUESDAY 09:04 Humewood A business in Beach Road experienced an armed robbery. Suspects entered and stabbed the client in the shoulder before stealing a laptop, tablet and cell phone. 12 OCTOBER 2020 MONDAY 23:56 Walmer A business in Villiers Road was burgled. The suspect entered through the window. Armed Response apprehended the […]

Suspect Apprehended After Robbing Cyclists in the Baakens Valley

The Atlas Security Control Room received a phone call with information of a robbery that had taken place in the Baakens Valley on Sunday morning. Happening in the vicinity of 9th Avenue, Walmer, the suspects allegedly robbed two boys of their bicycles. The suspects got away with one bicycle. Attempting to make their escape, it was said that they were heading towards the Mill Park side of the Valley.

Charlo Criminals Caught

The Atlas Security Control Room received a panic signal from a residence in Martin Road on Tuesday, Armed Response stood down and the client explained that when she got home she heard a noise in the garage. She saw a suspect who fled as soon as he noticed her.

Armed Robberies rampage through Nelson Mandela Bay

The Atlas Security Control Room reports a staggering 114 positive incidents for the past week, indicating that crime is here to stay as people struggle through the economic impacts of the current times.  The Armed Response team continues to make positive strides in the war on crime, with this weeks victory being that they handed […]

The Atlas Security Control Room Reports That Extremely High Crime Stats Continue to Rampage through Nelson Mandela Bay

Stats released by the Atlas Security Control Room tells a story of another week in a very tough situation for residents in Nelson Mandela Bay. The 2nd week in a row of triple-figure incidents indicates that criminals are desperate to make ends meet, and will do anything necessary.

Upper Walmer Hosts Double Arrest!

Having the largest Armed Response fleet allows us to respond to multiple incidents at any given time, without putting any other clients at risk. This was proven when two separate emergencies took place in Upper Walmer on Friday, less than an hour apart. The outcome was that additional vehicles were dispatched to the second call and both incidents resulted in successes.

UITENHAGE SUSPECTS GET FENCED IN

Armed Response Officer, B27, was doing his patrols on Sunday morning when he noticed an individual carrying what seemed to be a section of fencing.

Atlas Security Triumphed As Eastern Cape’s Best Security Company

The votes are in, and Atlas Security has clinched the top spot as the undisputed leader in the security sector in the PMR Awards 2020

Atlas Security’s Armed Response Officers Are On High Alert Following Increased Crimes And Activity In Walmer

Atlas Security has warned residents in Walmer to be more vigilant and alert following a spate of activity in the area.

The Atlas Security Control Room releases very worrying triple-figure incidents over a 7-day period.

The Atlas Security Operations Team has responded to a record-breaking 106 incidents over the past week.

First September Weekend Brings In Record Number Of Incidents

The first weekend of September saw a record number of total incidents in Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers responded to a total of 46 incidents between Friday and Sunday evening.

House Robberies Spike

House robberies have been a talking point since the beginning of the National Lockdown, and this week has seen a large spike in this specific crime.  Understanding what to do in the event of a house robbery will be the deciding factor between life and death. The phrase “Never Be A Hero” certainly applies and […]

SEPTEMBER 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

30 SEPTEMBER 2020 WEDNESDAY 23:06 Uitenhage A residence in Strydom experienced an incident of theft. Suspects stole the battery of the gate motor. 22:30 Central A business in Castle Hill Drive experienced an incident of theft. The suspect smashed the window of the vehicle and stole a pair of shoes. 15:35 Central A business in […]

Zero to Cuffs in 60 Seconds

An Atlas Security Armed Response Officer was successful in arresting a housebreaking suspect following an intrusion at a property in Central.

Commercial Properties a massive target for criminals

There has been a drastic rise in commercial incidents this week, with a worrying amount of Armed Robberies taking place. Figures like this should make you take a serious look at how protected your staff are with the measures that you have (or don’t have) in place. Request a free risk assessment for your property […]

Four Suspects Apprehended in Humewood, Uitenhage and Sydenham to kick the week off

The Atlas Security Operations Team proved that they are firing on all cylinders as they apprehended 4 suspects in three separate incidents on Monday within the Nelson Mandela Bay area. The first incident took place in Humewood. The Atlas Security Control Room received a call with information that suspects were trying to enter the premises. […]

PORT ALFRED CCTV INFRASTRUCTURE SIMPLIFIED

BASIC BREAKDOWN With so much excitement surrounding the installation of CCTV infrastructure, there are many different terms and phrases flying around which can become quite confusing. We thought that we could break it down for you and simplify everything. Knowledge is power and you deserve to know it all. Atlas Security are in the process […]

Burglaries This Week Almost Double Than Last Week

After a declined figure reported last week of burglaries (15 incidents), the spike is just short of double this week with a high 28 positive burglaries. The general trend shows that small items of value are being stolen with a quick ‘smash and grab’ approach. This keeps in line with the opportunists that are lurking […]

Could These Latest Burglaries Have Been Prevented

We unpack a few burglaries which have occurred during the last few days where our team have responded. Between the 14th – 19th August, we have responded to 24 burglaries, areas include Essexvale, Parsons Ridge, Walmer, Lorraine, Sunridge Park, Fernglen, Humewood and Newton Park.

Atlas Security Pulls Role-Players Together As Criminal Activity Spikes In The Baakens Valley

There has been a plague in our beloved valley over the past few months, and that increasing plague is criminal activity. There have been multiple attacks on community members within the valley areas, with other serious problems including illegal woodcutters and illegal hunting.

Burglars come with the rains

During adverse weather conditions and rains, the cases of burglaries generally increase. There are several reasons for this.

Providentia Thief Given The Cuffs

The Atlas Security Control Room received a call from a client in Providentia stating that a home appliance had just been stolen. Armed Response was immediately dispatched with all the information needed of the suspect. The suspect was located and apprehended shortly after, with the stolen item retrieved and Response instructed to release the suspect.

Teamwork in Walmer results in an arrest!

The Atlas Security Control Room received a message on the Walmer South 911 WhatsApp group on Saturday indicating that there had been an incident of trespassing in Fordyce Road – residents stated they still had eyes on the suspect. Armed Response was immediately dispatched.

Thefts Stole The Show This Week

Incidents of theft have increased to a high of 11 reported incidents. Vehicles remain an easy target for criminals as residents are leaving valuables in their cars overnight. The trend seems to show that people who have their car parked behind a locked gate have a false sense of security, as criminals are gaining access […]

Area Focus – Walmer Heights & Pari Park

An area is only as safe as its weakest link – which is why a multi-layered approach in securing your area is crucial for a safer suburb.

How Our CCTV Infrastructure Operates

Atlas Security is happy to announce that the first installation and expansion of our CCTV infrastructure will begin soon in Forest Downs & South Downs. This will provide our valued clients in the area with an additional layer of protection. Atlas Security firmly believes in investing in technological resources to ensure that it’s services are always cutting edge, this also further enhances the brand to keep in line with the current crime trends.

How To Catch A Criminal Using CCTV

CCTV cameras are an invaluable tool for security surveillance, investigations and deterring criminals. They are also widely used in business for identifying potential accidents, monitoring machinery and industrial processes

Suspects in Mill Park and Walmer apprehended for trespassing and theft during the early hours of Tuesday morning

The Atlas Security Control Room received a guard’s panic signal from a shopping centre in Sixth Avenue, Walmer. Armed Response was immediately dispatched and arrived on scene within 2 minutes of the initial signal. The information received indicated that two suspects had jumped the fence to gain access to the premises. B11 started searching the area and found the suspects hiding on the premises; he apprehended them and handed them over to the SAPS.

Criminals are working overtime as burglaries are up

The burglaries are up once again this week, with a close to equal split between residential and commercial properties being targets of the criminals that are rampaging through the streets of our community. We emphasise again that early detection is key; a multi-layered alarm system can give your possessions the best chance of safety. Having […]

Suspects Apprehended In An Orchestrated Ambush

The Atlas Security Team received information of a residential burglary on Wednesday night in Port Alfred. Armed Response, the SAPS as well as Panther Farm Security were dispatched and positioned themselves strategically around the premises as the suspects followed through with their operation.  The team lay in the darkness as the suspects loaded their vehicle […]

BURGLARY ENDS IN MAJOR BUST FOR THE SAPS

When arriving at an alarm activation in Walmer Heights on Sunday night, Armed Response Officer B14 noticed a suspicious BMW in the vicinity. Once it was discovered that the activation was a positive burglary, B14 notified the SAPS of the vehicle and the information was circulated in an attempt to track the vehicle down.

ATLAS SECURITY & AGRI EC CCTV INFRASTRUCTURE ASSISTS IN THE CAPTURE OF ALLEGED SAPS MURDER SUSPECTS

34 Year od Sergeant Siyabonga Wakula, who was a member at SAPS Kabega Park, was tragically shot and killed outside his home in Kwazakele in July. While investigating the case, the SAPS received information about the possible movements of the suspects from Umtata to Cape Town, and it was believed that the suspects would be carrying unlicensed firearms.

AUGUST 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 AUGUST 2020 MONDAY 19:37 Rowallan Park A residence in Nathan Road experienced an incident of house robbery. Two suspects held the son hostage when fetching something from the car. They entered with him which is when their father jumped up from the couch. The suspect shot the father twice who died on scene. 16:30 […]

High Crime Rate Ravages the Bay for Another Week

The unemployment rate continues to exponentially increase through the National Lockdown which has a direct impact on the crime rate in our country.  Burglaries and incidents of theft remain to be the largest enemies in our war on crime at the moment as people become more desperate to put food on the table. Petrol Stations […]

SAPS Releases Crime Stats

Police Minister, Bheki Cele has released the annual crime statistics for the period 1 April 2019 to March 2020 today.

Swift Response Sees Trespasser And Known Burglar Apprehended

An alleged trespasser was successfully tracked down and apprehended following a panic signal from a client in Martin Road, Charlo.

Atlas Security to invest in Forest Downs and South Downs!

It is no secret that crime is rapidly rising in the Port Alfred area and there is no sign that it will decrease anytime soon. The National Lockdown has put tremendous strain on the economy, resulting in people losing their jobs and having no income, ultimately steering them into a life of crime, and crime […]

Suspect Apprehended in Humewood Attempted Burglary

During the early hours of Friday morning the Atlas Security Control Room received a panic signal from a residence in Humewood.  Armed Response was immediately dispatched, and the client was contacted who confirmed that there was a suspect trying to break in through the sliding door. Three Response vehicles arrived on scene and when a […]

Massive Crime Wave hits the Bay as more people are being attacked in their driveways

An enormous surge in criminal activity has been reported from the Atlas Security Control Room this week as total incidents increased by a whopping 62.5% within the past 2 weeks.  Two worrying trends have surfaced, one of which poses a physical threat to the victims. The first trend is the targeting of vehicles. Criminals are […]

Know Your Area: Suburbs You Should Practice Extra Caution & Vigilance

Accounts of burglaries, attempted burglaries and theft out of motor vehicles have increased significantly, as criminal activities continue to spread to various areas in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Armed Response officers in Walmer apprehend another criminal as crime is dramatically increasing

The Atlas Security Control Room received an activation in the early hours of Tuesday morning from a school in Villiers Road, and immediately dispatched Armed Response

Atlas Security Arrests Known Suspect In Summerstrand

The Atlas Security Control room received information of a burglary in progress in Summerstrand and immediately dispatched Armed Response to the scene.

Atlas Security Reports A 75% Spike In Burglaries

Atlas Security reports a 75% spike in burglaries this week compared to last week and a large increase in vehicles being targeted.

SPIKE IN VEHICLE THEFT ACROSS PORT ELIZABETH

Atlas Security Community Development Manager, Bernadette Nel-Naude said there had been a spike in vehicle thefts and thefts out of vehicles over the past week, with several incidents reported to Atlas Security

Loadshedding And Your Alarm During A Time Of Crisis

The current electricity crisis facing South Africa has many knock-on effects, we at Atlas Security are not immune to Eskom’s failure to deliver a stable electricity supply.

FOUR SUSPECTS BEHIND BARS IN 4 DAYS IN SIDWELL

Atlas Security Armed Response Officers have successfully apprehended 4 suspects within the last 4 days within Sidwell. These successes have come from 3 separate incidents’ which took all place at businesses in Commercial Road, and comprised of business burglary and attempted theft.

Huge Crime Spike During The Weekend In Nelson Mandela Bay

Atlas Security has warned residents to be on high alert following a spike in Nelson Mandela Bay crimes during the weekend.

Residential Properties Are Becoming Targets

The Atlas security Control Room reports that residential properties have once again been the main target for criminals this week, with a high 60% share of total incidents, with the criminal hotspot for the week being Central.

Atlas Security Crime Stats January – June 2020 – Port Alfred

The Port Alfred region has been a pillar of strength in 2020 so far. Through great teamwork with the residents, we have managed to control the crime rate. This teamwork comprises of Atlas Security playing our role through proactive patrols, ensuring the working order of the CCTV infrastructure and striving to keep our response times […]

Warning For Strong Winds In Nelson Mandela Bay and Port Alfred

Brace yourself, strong winds will hit Nelson Mandela Bay and Port Alfred! And apart from the possibility of serious damage to your home and property, heavy winds can also cause a severe influx of false alarms. Stay cautious by securing your home with these windy season safety tips.

Atlas Security Crime Stats January – June 2020

In what has been a complete rollercoaster of a year, the Atlas Security Operations team has been able to continue to build from strength to strength.

The Atlas Security Control Room

The Atlas Security Control Room From alarm and panic signals to arrests and CCTV Monitoring… This is where it all comes to… The Atlas Security Control Room is the life of the Response Process, they are your link to the officers on the ground coming to your rescue. This Room is the heartbeat of everything […]

Armed Robberies: Spreading Across The City

Armed Robberies were reported in Walmer, William Moffet and Uitenhage over the past 12 hours

JULY 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 JULY 2020 FRIDAY 12:24 Central A business in Bird Street was burgled. Suspects smashed the window and stole a WiFi router. 10:29 Summerstrand A residence in Avonmouth Street was burgled. Suspects kicked part of the door in to gain entry. Armed Response stood down and apprehended the suspect 08:31 Sidwell A business in Kempston […]

Atlas Security Busts Another Walmer Home Intruder

The Atlas Security Control Room received information from the Crime Alerts group, dedicated to our clients, of a suspicious male with various items. Armed Response was dispatched to investigate, which is when the intruder’s dreams of a criminal payout was shattered.

From Eyes In The Sky To Eyes On The Ground

From eyes in the sky to eyes on the ground, Atlas Security recovered a hijacked vehicle in Fairview during the weekend and in the most recent incident, a stolen vehicle was detected on one of Altas Security’s Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) cameras in Walmer.

Largest Fleet, Largest Success

The Atlas Security Control Room reports 46 positive incidents this week. A higher crime rate appears to be the emerging trend post hard-lockdown, as predicted, given the many people that have lost their sources of income. The total number of thefts point to people looking for quick things to steal and turn into cash. Our […]

Proactive DPS Patrols leads to arrest in SunFern

An Atlas Security DPS Officer was doing his patrol in the Sunridge Park/Fernglen area, when he noticed an individual walking with a number of items in Sluysken Avenue. Realising something was out of place, the officer began to approach the individual which is when the suspect started running.  Officer B98 called for back-up when the […]

Secure Your Property During Lockdown to Combat Surge in Break-ins

Since the start of the Nationwide Lockdown (Level 5), Atlas Security has been forced to ramp up patrols and provide additional operational resources, as opportunists intruders targeted commercial properties

Business Robbers chased and caught!

On Monday afternoon Atlas Security received a phone-in from a business premises in 1st Avenue Walmer – stating that they had just been robbed. Armed Response arrived within minutes and received a description of the 3 suspects and the vehicle they had fled in. They were believed to be armed. The details were shared with […]

Triple Action Saturday

With a busy Saturday, Atlas Security nabbed 3 suspects in 3 separate incidents in Walmer and Walmer Heights

Residential Properties becoming targets as the National Lockdown eases

For the first time in over 11 weeks, the Atlas Security Control Room has reported that residential properties have incurred more positive incidents than commercial properties. From what is believed to be caused by the further easing of the National Lockdown, residential properties have been the preferred target for criminals this week as they are […]

Greenshields Park Arrest: Housebreaker Busted With Stolen Goods

A suspect was detained after one of our Armed Response Officers was informed by the Greenshields NHW that there was an individual walking around with a suspicious package.

Patrolling DPS Officer In Framesby Catches Thief

A Dedicated Patrol Service (DPS) officer was doing his patrol in Framesby during the early hours of this morning when he came across a suspicious individual in Smeeton Road, and took the initiative to investigate further. The suspicious male was pushing a municipality wheely bin just before 3am on Monday morning when the DPS Armed […]

Sherwood Resident Threatened With A Gun, Told To Cooperate During House Robbery

During the early hours of this morning, the Atlas Security Control Room received a panicked call from a client in Glamorgan Street in Sherwood, informing them that they have just been held at gunpoint in their home.

Opportunists still at work even though stats have reduced

There has been a dramatic reduction in incidents reported to the Atlas Security Control Room this week, although the trend seems to be sticking to crimes of opportunity more than organised targeting.  There have been many opportunists trying to make a quick buck through this National Lockdown, which was expected as people turn to crime […]

Multi-Layered Security Nudges Intruders

We often emphasise how crucial a multi-layered security system is in this day and age, but words are cheap.

Atlas Security DPS – A tried and tested offering

The term “Dedicated Patrol Service” has been thrown around very loosely in recent times within the private security industry, but what exactly are the benefits of your provider’s “DPS”? Is it really the premium service that you deserve? Atlas Security prides itself on the high quality offering of a true Dedicated Patrol Service. To understand […]

Suspect’s vehicle shopping-trip short-lived!

After receiving information last night that a Mercedes-Benz sedan had been stolen from a vehicle dealership in East London, our Control Room alerted all Armed Response to be on the look-out and the details were passed on to our CCTV desk.

Suspect who attempted to stab, caught!

On Sunday evening a business in Buffelsfontein Road, Miramar, had an incident that quickly escalated into a dangerous situation. The suspect was requested to leave the premises, by our client, after harassing patrons – however, he first attempted to stab the client before fleeing.

Another 8 criminals handed over to the SAPS this week

The Atlas Security Operations team was kept busy as Nelson Mandela Bay was host to a high crime rate for a second week in a row. As the lockdown is easing, so the crime is intensifying as criminals are able to move around a lot more freely.  The Atlas Security Control Room reports a high […]

Crimes On The Rise Under Level 3 Lockdown

Since Level 3 regulations were implemented, all crimes have begun rapidly returning to pre-lockdown levels and could possibly skyrocket in a post-lockdown world.

Two more suspects get a VIP trip in a SAPS vehicle

The Atlas Security Control Room received an alert via a community group of a suspicious person with a child’s bicycle in Uitenhage. As all alerts on social media groups are recognised as emergency signals by Atlas Security, Armed Response was immediately dispatched to investigate.

JUNE 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

30 JUNE 2020 TUESDAY 17:12 Sydenham A business in Kippon Street experienced an attempted burglary. Suspects smashed the window and removed the burglar proofing in an attempt to gain entry. There was no entry gained and no loss to premises. 29 JUNE 2020 MONDAY 22:46 Korsten A business in Stanford Road experienced an incident of […]

Neighbourhood Watch Groups to return to work in Level 3 lockdown

There are still some caveats that will dictate the way in which Neighbourhood watch and farm watch groups can operate in their communities under Level 3 guidelines, but they have essentially been given the green-light to get back to work.

7 SUSPECTS APPREHENDED IN ATLAS SECURITY DPS AREAS

It is constantly reinforced that fighting crime is everyone’s responsibility. The success of this concept was proved yesterday when 7 suspects were apprehended in 3 Atlas Security DPS Areas; Summerstrand, Walmer and Clarendon, with community members being critical to the successes.  The first incident took place in Clarendon when a suspect attempted to steal items […]

48% spike in burglaries with Level 3 looming

The crime stats reported to the Atlas Security Control Room has remained high compared to last week, with a dramatic increase in burglaries. With the increased crime, the Atlas Security Team has stepped it up as there has also been a dramatic increase in successes with our men handing another 10 criminals over to the SAPS this week.

DRAMATIC CHASE LEADS TO ALEXANDRIA ARREST

In what turned out to be a game of cat and mouse with a dramatic ending, the Atlas Armed Response Officers in Alexandria were able to apprehend a suspect for theft from a Non-Atlas premises over the weekend. The pursuit started when the suspect allegedly stole items from a premises in Wes-Heuwel Street. During the […]

12 HOURS OF SUCCESS

Crime has increased over the past week, which we believe has a strong link with the National Lockdown and desperation that it is pushing people towards crime. This spike in crime has been met with enormous success from the Atlas Security team, as once again our team on the ground has proven that they are […]

EVER WONDER WHAT HAPPENS BEHIND THE SCENES WHEN YOUR ALARM ACTIVATES?

Here is how the Atlas Security Team springs into action when your alarm activates, it is all about speed coupled with effective and accurate communication between all role-players.

The Heart And Soul Of Atlas Security

Your alarm activates… 🚨 it then sends a signal 🆘

The Past 7 Days Records Highest Incidents Since Start Of The Lockdown

This week has brought upon the highest amount of positive incidents since the National Lockdown began. Burglaries have stayed constant, the increase has come mainly from incidents of theft, robbery of persons and from medical emergencies.

ANOTHER SUSPECT CAUGHT IN SOUTH END

During the early hours of this morning, the Atlas Security Control Room received a panic signal from a client in Webber Street. It was reported that suspects were breaking through the front door and that he urgently needed assistance

THE BASICS OF SWITCHING TO ATLAS SECURITY

It is a common misconception that switching from your current security provider to Atlas Security is a tedious and time-consuming process.

Known Offender Arrested In South End

Atlas Security arrests known offender following business break-in

Stronger… With 37 Arrests Since Lockdown

Stronger… With 37 Arrests Since Lockdown

The National Lockdown tested us, we proved that we are stronger… We live to succeed!

2.6 Million Less LPR Readings In April 2020

Atlas Security notes 2.6 million less LPR (License Plate Recognition) readings on it’s CCTV infrastructure during April 2020

HOUSE ROBBERY IN ROWALLAN PARK LEADS TO A SAD FATALITY

The Atlas Security Control Room received a phone-in with information of a house robbery that had occurred in Maasdorp Street at a non-Atlas residence. Armed Response was immediately dispatched, at the premises they found the property had been broken into and an elderly couple had been assaulted. The lady was unresponsive and the suspects had […]

CRIMINALS STILL TAKING CHANCES DURING LOCKDOWN IN PORT ALFRED

A total of 8 positive incidents were reported to the Atlas Security Control Room in Port Alfred for the week. This shows that criminals are still taking a few chances during the National Lockdown, but we as a community are not allowing them the control that they think that they can gain. With constant reporting […]

COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES ARE BECOMING A BIGGER TARGET

Commercial properties are becoming a bigger target as the weeks of the National Lockdown continue, they were hosts of a massive 80% of all incidents for the week. Ensure that your business is protected by testing your alarm system today or completing the required upgrade that your system may need.  The importance of a working […]

SOCIAL MEDIA EMERGENCY GROUP KEY IN ARREST

A criminal decided that Freedom Day was the perfect day to surrender his freedom. A Whatsapp group for residents in Fordyce Road was the host to a distress call, informing the Atlas Security Control Room that there were two suspects that had allegedly jumped into a yard and stole a kids bicycle. Armed Response was […]

Monty’s Crime Report: OUR 11 DPS AREAS REMAIN SECURED!

Atlas Security’s 11 DPS areas are doing extremely well under the circumstances and have experienced very little crime. This proactive service allows for regular patrols past your home either hourly or two-hourly, depending on the size of the area of operation. The regular armed response service is reactive – standing down at a point, and […]

From The CDM’s Desk: Good News During Lockdown For Movers

Some great news was announced for everyone who was in the process of moving to their new homes just before lockdown. A new regulation has come into effect as of yesterday (Thursday 7 May) enabling you to move residence! For one month, 7 May to 7 June 2020. So if you have a new lease […]

MAY 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 MAY 2020 SUNDAY 20:44 Summerstrand A residence in Admiralty Way had a medical emergency. Armed Response stood down. 15:10 Mill Park A residence in Bevan Road was burgled. Suspects smashed the window to gain entry. 13:12 Walmer A business in Main Road was burgled. Suspects smashed the window but no entry was gained. 09:32 […]

Crime Trend Alert: 23 – 29 April

Crime Trend Alert: 23 – 29 April It is observed that this week hosted lower stats than the previous weeks have displayed, with the same trends as predicted for the lockdown period. A high target on commercial properties and high value placed on alcohol and food items.  As we head into Level 4 of Lockdown, […]

Happy Workers Day Atlas Security

Happy Workers Day Atlas Security Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do… Today, we would like to say THANK […]

TEAMWORK WITH SAPS LEADS TO ARREST

TEAMWORK WITH SAPS LEADS TO ARREST The Atlas Security Control Room received an activation signal from a business in Walmer Boulevard during the early hours of this morning. Armed Response arrived to find that the suspects had removed windows to gain access to the premises, and had stolen computers. In a team effort, Armed Response […]

Happy Freedom Day!

Happy Freedom Day! 🇿🇦 Our team continues to be there for you during this uncertain time, it’s clear in another message of hope, that whatever is thrown at us, our spirits remain high! #StayHome #StaySafe #AtlasSecurity

Crime Stats: 14 – 22 April

Crime Stats – 14 – 22 April 2020 The National Lockdown is proving to test the character of all South Africans as we grind through each hurdle together, one of those hurdles being opportunistic criminals that think they’re an essential service.  The number of business burglaries is still increasing as they have made up 69% […]

FROM THE CDM’s DESK: WITH BIGGER CHALLENGES COME BIGGER SUCCESSES

FROM THE CDM’s DESK: WITH BIGGER CHALLENGES COME BIGGER SUCCESSES Let’s be honest: so much about COVID-19 is outside of our control. Not just the virus itself, but all the other aspects of life that might be impacted, from work and finances to socialising and travel. Just as the virus has impacted you and your […]

Kids And Safety During Lockdown

Kids And Safety During Lockdown “We need to have a discussion with our children surrounding safety” – Bernadette Nel-Naude re-enforces the measures you need to put in place to ensure the safety of your children, particularly during the lockdown. #StaySafe #StayHome

TESTING YOUR SYSTEM COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

TESTING YOUR SYSTEM COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE We live in a time where an Armed Response company is a necessity and not just a luxury, but like anything in life, each party in the chain have sets of responsibilities that are crucial to the effectiveness of the service.  Atlas Security, as the service provider, has […]

A Message From The Frontline

A Message From The Frontline Every staff member at Atlas Security, whatever their level of operation, can bring valuable ideas to the table. Even if it’s just a message of hope… #StayHome #StaySafe #AtlasSecurity

Lockdown Savings! Here is how YOU can save!

Lockdown Savings! Here is how YOU can save! People across South Africa are spending a lot more time at home amid lockdowns meant to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. And this could be a good time to save some money. Preserving a few rands now could be helpful. At Atlas Security, we’re all about solutions, which […]

Lockdown Part 2: What Now?

Lockdown Part 2: What Now? The second phase of South Africa’s national COVID-19 lockdown will be under rules only slightly altered from the initial hard lockdown, the government announced on Thursday. What does this mean for Atlas Security…? Well, essentially nothing changes, its business as usual. Our Armed Response vehicles continue their patrols and respond […]

Crime During The 21 Day Lockdown

Crime During The 21 Day Lockdown The initial period of the National Lockdown has come to an end, and today marks the start of the extension. The effects on the people of our country in this National Lockdown are no doubt evident and the world’s economy is struggling. It is, however, a very necessary procedure […]

How To Catch A Criminal Using CCTV

How To Catch A Criminal Using CCTV CCTV cameras are an invaluable tool for security surveillance, investigations and deterring criminals. They are also widely used in business for identifying potential accidents, monitoring machinery and industrial processes Like you, we had no idea that we would be hit by this global pandemic called COVID-19 (Coronavirus), it’s […]

YOU CAUGHT THE EGGS, ATLAS SECURITY CAUGHT THE CRIMINALS

YOU CAUGHT THE EGGS, ATLAS SECURITY CAUGHT THE CRIMINALS With the long weekend meant for family and rest, the Atlas Security team had quite the opposite experience out on the roads. Criminals were convinced that they were an essential service this long weekend as they were out to work, with this weekend hosting 21 incidents […]

Understanding And Preventing A House Robbery

Understanding And Preventing A House Robbery With over 13 years of experience in the security industry, Bernadette Nel-Naude shares her thoughts on understanding and preventing a house robbery, particularly during the National Lockdown period.

4 Business Robbers have a Bad start to Good Friday

4 Business Robbers have a Bad start to Good Friday On Thursday evening, Atlas Security received a panic signal from the on-site security of a Walmer business. Armed Response arrived within minutes. The Armed Response Officers found two suspects waiting in a getaway vehicle outside the premises. Their escape route was blocked and both were […]

TAP THIEVES IN WALMER HEIGHTS TAP OUT

TAP THIEVES IN WALMER HEIGHTS TAP OUT The Atlas Security Control Room received a phone call from a client in Beethoven Avenue, indicating that her dogs are going crazy and that she thinks there might be someone in her yard or in her neighbour’s yard.  Armed Response was dispatched and within minutes feedback was relayed […]

We’re here through all the moments, including National Lockdown

We’re here through all the moments, including National Lockdown Here is a message from us, to you!

Protecting Your Sanity During Lockdown

Protecting Your Sanity During Lockdown At Atlas Security, we have years of skills and experience, our team have faced some of the toughest situations, so we thought it would be best to gather some input from our frontline and support teams on tips to hold on to your emotional and mental wellbeing during the Coronavirus […]

Our STRONG Infrastructure Puts 10 Behind Bars!

Our STRONG Infrastructure Puts 10 Behind Bars! Atlas Security made a promise to do the best that we possibly can to keep your world secure through these testing times, and part of that promise was that it wasn’t “business as usual”. We understand that we need to work harder than ever during the National Lockdown, […]

National Lockdown Home Safety Tips

National Lockdown Home Safety Tips Private security companies have been deemed essential services and are mobile during the COVID-19 lockdown period. This means that Atlas Security will be responding to alarms and calls that come in from our clients, as per normal. Through this extremely sensitive time, it’s no secret that many people’s livelihoods are […]

GOVERNMENT HOME SCREENING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

GOVERNMENT HOME SCREENING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! President Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Monday with an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Many social media groups went into a frenzy after he announced that the Government would now be conducting home screening in various areas. This is a proactive measure put in place by the […]

APRIL 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

30 APRIL 2020 THURSDAY 20:34 Uitenhage A business in Dunn Road experienced an incident of theft. Suspects stole a spot light. 09:15 North End A business in Paterson Road was burgled. Suspects entered through the roof, client could not see anything missing at the time. 07:33 Sidwell A business in Kempston Road experienced an incident […]

Teenager Held Up With Pangas During Early Morning House Robbery

Teenager Held Up With Pangas During Early Morning House Robbery A house robbery is defined as the situation when suspects break into a residence while the occupants are home. It is a very dangerous situation as adrenalin levels are high and that is when decisions that result in either life or death need to be […]

Atlas Security is excited to bring you the first of its kind in Armed Response

Atlas Security is excited to bring you the first of its kind in Armed Response… Armed Response Officers will be patrolling various areas on state of the art high-speed hoverboards. Monty Mongomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, has proclaimed his excitement with the newly formed partnership with an American based company, which supplies the US Army, […]

PLEASE! NOT THE DOGS!

PLEASE! NOT THE DOGS! The Atlas Security Control received activation signals from a business in Uitenhage and immediately dispatched Armed Response. Upon arrival, B155 noticed the suspect’s bag and gloves outside the premises and could hear movement inside. Assuming that the suspects were still inside, he called for backup and responding units assisted in surrounding […]

You can now be arrested for forwarding fake coronavirus messages on WhatsApp

You can now be arrested for forwarding fake coronavirus messages on WhatsApp Anyone who creates or spreads fake coronavirus news can be arrested, including people who forward these messages on WhatsApp and Facebook. This is the warning from social media law specialist Emma Sadleir, who spoke to eNCA about the new Disaster Management Act fake news regulations. […]

SUSPECT GETS A MORE PERMANENT VERSION OF LOCKDOWN

SUSPECT GETS A MORE PERMANENT VERSION OF LOCKDOWN The Atlas Security Control Room received an activation signal from a business in Wharf Street this morning and Armed Response was immediately dispatched. The Armed Response Officer met the key holder on site, and got a clear view of the suspect stealing items from the yard on […]

LOCKDOWN BRINGS SUSPECTS INTO LOCKDOWN

LOCKDOWN BRINGS SUSPECTS INTO LOCKDOWN In two separate events last night, multiple suspects were placed into police custody after thinking that they could pull a fast one during the National Lockdown. In the first incident, which took place in Despatch, a lady was walking home from work when two males attempted to rob her, her […]

SUSPECT ADMITS HIS FAULT WAS TARGETING AN ATLAS SECURITY CLIENT

SUSPECT ADMITS HIS FAULT WAS TARGETING AN ATLAS SECURITY CLIENT A residence on Kragga Kamma Road, Framesby experienced an attempted burglary yesterday afternoon, and with CCTV footage was able to get a visual on the suspect. Today the client called the Control Room to inform them that she has spotted the suspect close to her […]

We Aren’t Going Anywhere During Lockdown

We Aren’t Going Anywhere During Lockdown In response to the highly contagious COVID-19 (Corona virus) yesterday, 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa made the far-reaching announcement to place South Africa under a national lockdown from midnight Thursday 26 March 2020 until Thursday 16 April 2020. We repeat the call for all citizens to heed the […]

Atlas Security acknowledges the directive of President Cyril Ramaphosa to place South Africa under a national lockdown

Atlas Security acknowledges the directive of President Cyril Ramaphosa to place South Africa under a national lockdown Atlas Security acknowledges the directive of President Cyril Ramaphosa to place South Africa under a national lockdown from midnight Thursday 26 March 2020 until Thursday 16 April. We call on all citizens to heed the call and comply […]

WHAT YOUR ALARM IS FOR YOU WHEN YOU’RE AT HOME

WHAT YOUR ALARM IS FOR YOU WHEN YOU’RE AT HOME It is no secret that the world is in a very unfamiliar space and with that comes a sense of fear and panic. So this is the time that your alarm system can be your safety net that will be there to catch you if […]

CRIME REMAINS CONSTANT BEFORE THE TIME OF UNCERTAINTY

CRIME REMAINS CONSTANT BEFORE THE TIME OF UNCERTAINTY Atlas Security’s figures indicated a relatively par week compared to last week, which is another week with lower stats. The incident of rape is a statistic that is never accepted, it is heart-breaking to know be reminded of the people that live between us, but let us […]

Monty’s Crime Report: RESIDENTIAL BREAK-INS ESCALATE!

Monty’s Crime Report:  RESIDENTIAL BREAK-INS ESCALATE!  Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that Atlas Security and the SAPS have made great arrests this week. These arrests are important to us as these criminals will be placed behind bars. Monty urges residents to assist with this mission so that we can clean up the streets. […]

THE COMMUNITY STAND TOGETHER

THE COMMUNITY STAND TOGETHER A business in Kabega Road was the host to a situation of an employee assaulting a manager, and when the suspect thought that he was free and clear, the community had a different idea in mind. The Atlas Security Control Room received a panic signal and the Dedicated Patrol Vehicle in […]

ATLAS SECURITY AND THE SAPS BAG ‘EM ALL

ATLAS SECURITY AND THE SAPS BAG ‘EM ALL Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B19, received information that there was an armed robbery in progress at a Non-Atlas client in Uitenhage. B19 arrived to find four suspects exiting the business premises, and he gave chase and apprehended the first suspect, all information was relayed to the […]

Atlas Security have ramped up our preventative measures in light of COVID-19

Atlas Security have ramped up our preventative measures in light of COVID-19 In light of the recent announcements by the Department Of Health and the President of South Africa with regards to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we at Atlas Security have ramped up our preventative measures. Atlas Security would like to assure you that in the face […]

Crime Increased As Quickly As The Lights Dimmed

Crime Increased As Quickly As The Lights Dimmed With 4 consecutive days of Stage-4 loadshedding, we would be blind to think that criminals have not followed the patterns of loadshedding and taken advantage of how vulnerable we may be. Reporting on Crime Stats for the period 5 – 12 March, perhaps confirms our fears. 43 […]

Monty’s Crime Report: The Battle Between Stage 4 Loadshedding & Crime

Monty’s Crime Report: The Battle Between Stage 4 Loadshedding & Crime Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, reports that there is an alarming increase in homelessness/people without work which results in an increase on various crimes. Unfortunately, South Africa has an incredibly high unemployment rate and often the homeless or vagrants eventually turn to crime […]

CCTV FOOTAGE CRUCIAL IN SUCCESS

CCTV FOOTAGE CRUCIAL IN SUCCESS A resident in St George’s Park noticed that his phone was missing, knowing that something isn’t right he checked his CCTV footage and saw that a suspect had climbed through his window and stole it. The client phoned the Atlas Security Control Room, and handed over all the information he […]

7 Arrested In Weekend Efforts

SUNDAY FUNDAY People find happiness from different sources, the source of our happiness is when we get it right to make your world a more secure place, and today another 5 criminals are off of your streets. The Atlas Security Control Room received an activation signal in Walmer. Armed Response was dispatched, and upon arrival […]

February 2020 Crime Trends And What Happened

February 2020 Crime Trends And What Happened A scary fact is that we are now in the month of March, which is a quarter of the way through the year 2020. Is it only us, or is this year flying by faster than any other? Either way… Time isn’t slowing down, and neither are the […]

MARCH 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 MARCH 2020 TUESDAY 22:36 Redhouse A business in Towpath Road was burgled. Suspects smashed the window and stole alcohol. 17:03 Mill Park A business in Cape Road experienced an attempted burglary. Suspects attempted to force the door and window open. No entry was gained. 05:01 Bluewater Bay A residence in Brain Crescent experienced a […]

Suspects continuously land up in handcuffs

Suspects continuously land up in handcuffs A total of 36 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 18 were positive burglaries, 4 attempted burglaries, 3 armed robberies, 6 theft incidents, 1 attempted theft, 1 trespassing incident, 1 medical assistance, 2 robbery of person and 7 arrests were made.  It is a pleasure to report […]

Monty’s Crime Report: They know when you are sleeping, they know when you’re awake…

Monty’s Crime Report: They know when you are sleeping, they know when you’re awake… This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, reminds residents to be alert. Be aware when you arrive home – look around before entering your premises. Residents and business owners are advised to beef up their security, ensuring that you have the […]

5 Year Old And His “Atlas Man” Birthday Party

5 Year Old And His “Atlas Man” Birthday Party With the work that is done in the security industry, there are many people working hard to keep the community safe. Atlas Security was nothing short of honored when Ryan told his mom that he wanted an AtlasMan Birthday party. Being heroes to the community keeps […]

Is Your Response Company Really Armed?

Is Your Response Company Really Armed? Results from a recent survey, done by Standard Bank, shows a concerning increase in crimes across the city. And in a very alarming result, South Africa was ranked as the third most dangerous country (out of a total of 129 countries), with Port Elizabeth now being ranked amongst the […]

6 SUSPECTS COULDN’T EVADE ATLAS SECURITY

6 SUSPECTS COULDN’T EVADE ATLAS SECURITY In 3 separate events since Friday, a total of 6 suspects were unable to escape the arms of Atlas Security. The Atlas security Control Room received activation signals from a business in Walmer and Armed Response was immediately dispatched. Upon arrival, one suspect was on the premises and another […]

Huge success through testing times

Huge success through testing times A total of 52 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 22 were positive burglaries, 2 attempted burglaries, 3 armed robberies, 6 theft incidents, 2 attempted thefts, 1 incident of vandalism, 4 trespassing incidents, 1 house robbery, 5 medical assistances, 2 house fires, 1 robbery of person, 1 hijacking […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Taking the Target off of your premises.

Monty’s Crime Report: Taking the Target off of your premises. This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, reiterates how important boundary gates are. Front door burglaries are still taking place due to weak spots in front doors and the opportunities that are linked for them when using the front door as a point of […]

Suburb Focus: Upper Walmer

Suburb Focus: Upper Walmer We will be focusing on areas within Nelson Mandela Bay during the next few weeks. Highlighting areas with a concerning increase of criminal activity or areas where we have seen a great reduction in all crimes. An area that has shown great success in terms of crime reduction is the “Upper […]

2 Suspects Nabbed Following Remote Jamming

2 Suspects Nabbed Following Remote Jamming The Atlas Security Control Room received information of a remote jamming incident that took place in Pickering Street, Newton Park. Armed Response was immediately dispatched to the scene, who saw the two suspects attempting to flee the scene with the stolen items. Officers B33 and B83 launched into action […]

Commercial properties a target.

Commercial properties a target A total of 39 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 23 were positive burglaries, 4 attempted burglaries, 5 armed robberies, 4 theft incidents, 1 incident of vandalism, 2 medical assistances and 4 arrests were made.  In a week of mayhem for everyone caused by loadshedding and various other factors, […]

Monty’s Crime Report: We need to watch them, while they’re watching us.

Monty’s Crime Report: We need to watch them, while they’re watching us. This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, proudly shares that joint security forces have had tons of success recently. Ranging from arrests (of wanted and syndicated criminals) right down to the retrieval of stolen goods. These successes can only happen through good […]

Rowallan Park Woman Escapes Hijackers

HIJACKERS WEREN’T AWARE OF THE RETURN POLICY In the late hours of Thursday night, when dropping a resident off at home in Rowallan Park, disaster struck. Suspects, armed with knives, approached the stationary vehicle and instructed the occupants to get out. The suspects climbed into the vehicle and sped off, with the victim’s handbag inside. […]

JUMPER JUMPS INTO HANDCUFFS

JUMPER JUMPS INTO HANDCUFFS After attending to an alarm in Newton Park, Response Officer, B33, noticed a suspicious individual walking with a trolley in 3rd Avenue, he observed and the suspect proceeded to jump into a residence’s yard. Armed Response immediately reacted and caught the suspect trying to hide behind a bush. He was held […]

Crime dropped as quickly as the lights did.

Crime dropped as quickly as the lights did. A total of 39 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 15 were positive burglaries, 4 attempted burglaries, 1 armed robbery, 6 theft incidents, 5 incidents of vandalism, 3 trespassing incidents, 9 medical assistances and 4 arrests were made.  Crime has dropped from 45 criminal incidents […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Staying alert, even when you’re in the dark!

Monty’s Crime Report: Staying alert, even when you’re in the dark! This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, proudly shares that he is super proud of his Armed Response team. Our Officers went beyond the call of duty by making multiple arrests while loadshedding was underway. State of the art technology, experience, teamwork and […]

Atlas Security Renews Its Partnership With The Humewood SAPS

Atlas Security Renews Its Partnership With The Humewood SAPS Atlas Security today signed and renewed its partnership between Humewood SAPS and Atlas Security. This MOU cements the working relationship between Atlas Security and Humewood SAPS. It also allows us the appropriate jurisdiction when doing operations with Humewood SAPS. This relationship enhances the efficiency and effectiveness […]

Loadshedding – Your Alarm And Battery

Loadshedding – Your Alarm And Battery The current electricity crisis facing South Africa has many knock on effects, we at Atlas Security are not immune to Eskom’s failure to deliver a stable electricity supply. When Eskom implements loadshedding, we at Atlas learn about it at the exact same moment as everybody else in the country. […]

FEBRUARY 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

28 FEBRUARY 2020 FRIDAY 20:07 Central A residence in Cuyler Street was burgled. Suspects entered through the front door and stole iPads and laptops. 15:02 Walmer A business in Heugh Road experienced an incident of attempted theft. Suspects attempted to steal alcohol. 09:25 Summerstrand A residence in Queens Walk experienced an incident of vandalism. Suspects […]

Atlas Security Arrests Alleged Armed Robber In Hijacked Vehicle!

Atlas Security Arrests Alleged Armed Robber In Hijacked Vehicle! 4 males thought they had it all figured out when they hijacked a car in Bethelsdorp, which they were going to use to carry out their plan to rob a business in Buffelsfontein, Mount Pleasant. The armed suspects entered the shop and stole cigarettes and a […]

Know your role in an Armed Robbery.

Know your role in an Armed Robbery. A total of 48 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 24 were positive burglaries, 3 attempted burglaries, 5 armed robberies, 10 theft incidents, 2 attempted thefts, 1 trespassing incident, 3 medical assistances and 4 arrests were made.  Burglaries are still high and the community needs to […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Keep your safes safe, and yourself safer…

Monty’s Crime Report: Keep your safes safe, and yourself safer… This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, reports that although crime is high especially armed robberies and house robberies, he we want to ensure residents that we have a great relationship with SAPS and Neighbourhood Watch Groups. With a collective great team effort we have […]

Strong Interception By Atlas Security Leads To Arrest Of Thief

Strong Interception By Atlas Security Leads To Arrest Of Thief ARREST!! The Atlas Security Control Room received a phone call indicating that a car had been broken into at Hobie Beach. Armed Response was despatched, and upon arrival gathered all as much information as possible, the search for the two suspects then began. With units […]

2020 Break-ins aren’t slowing down

2020 Break-ins aren’t slowing down A total of 36 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 26 were positive burglaries, 3 attempted burglaries, 1 armed robbery, 5 theft incidents, 1 attempted rape and 2 arrests were made.  The week saw a decrease in crime across the board, but still boasted an increase in burglaries. […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Get to know your neighbours, they could just save your life!

Monty’s Crime Report: Get to know your neighbours, they could just save your life! This week, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, shares that the New Year is upon us with plenty of scope for opportunistic criminals. This year, your mission should be to familiarize yourself with your immediate neighbours. Your neighbours are an invaluable security […]

Alarm Activation Leads To Arrest

Alarm Activation Leads To Arrest After receiving an activation signal from a business in Park Drive, Armed Response arrived to discover a break-in in progress. The suspects gained access to the property by forcing a window open and breaking through the burglar proofing, they continued to work through the property and gather a few laptops, […]

Break-Through In Uitenhage Arrest

Break-Through In Uitenhage Arrest The Atlas Security Control Room received an activation signal from a client’s premises in Uitenhage, and immediately dispatched Armed Response. Armed Response arrived on scene to discover that the suspect had gained entry through a window while the client was still inside the premises, and proceeded to steal a cash box. […]

Suburb Focus: SunFern

Suburb Focus: SunFern We will be focusing on areas within Nelson Mandela Bay during the next few weeks. Highlighting areas with a concerning increase of criminal activity or areas where we have seen a great reduction in all crimes. An area that has shown great success in terms of crime reduction is the Sunridge Park […]

Nelson Mandela Bay Incidents – 2019

With everyone slowly getting back into the swing of things at school and at the office, it’s always good to know where you’ve come from to help direct your path into the future… So let’s take a look at the figures from our control room in 2019…

Two Arrests for Atlas Security!

A panic signal was received from a resident in Newton Park due to a suspect attempting to sexually assault the client’s domestic worker, Armed Response arrived and the suspect thought that he could get away, so he started running. It was only a few moments and the suspect was arrested by Response Officer B113, and […]

Class Of 2020

Class Of 2020! School safety is often a critical obstacle to learning.Crime, violence, and abuse affect all aspects of ourcommunity, and schools are not always free fromfear, intimidation or victimisation. Wayne Hart and Atlas Security’s CDM, Bernadette Nel-Naude chat about how to ensure you back to school week is a pleasant and secure one Content […]

Stage 8 Loadshedding?

Eskom was forced to implement stage 6 load shedding in December – its worst-ever blackout – sending the country into a panic as not many people were aware of what that stage actually meant for them. Municipalities too were caught off-guard, with Johannesburg electricity distributor City Power saying at the time that it had no […]

No Cashout for ATM Robbers

ARREST! After receiving multiple panics from guards in a mall in Kwadesi, Atlas Security Armed Response arrived to an incident of an ATM Robbery. The guards informed Armed Response which way the suspects fled. Response followed the information which led to the arrest of the suspects and being handed over to the SAPS.

Sunday Afternoon Vehicle Recovery!

Vehicle Recovery! After noticing the vehicle abandoned on William Moffett, a friend of a client called to inquire why it was stranded… Our client wasn’t aware so he called the Atlas Security Control Room to please have a look, Armed Response was dispatched, and it was found that the vehicle had been stolen. The SAPS […]

JANUARY 2020 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 JANUARY 2020 FRIDAY 14:58 Walmer A residence in Fordyce Road experienced an incident of trespassing. The suspect gained entry into the yard, the suspect was caught and arrested. 13:44 Springfield A residence in Martin Road was burgled. Suspects removed a window and stole jewellery. 09:46 Kabega Park A business in Glenroy Drive had a […]

ATLAS SECURITY ASSISTS IN 15 ARRESTS OVER THE WEEKEND

This weekend saw Atlas Security playing vital roles in 15 arrests over the weekend in various events, which is a sign that we are not backing down from crime, we are standing up and fighting for the safety of our community. While patrolling in Walmer, an Atlas Armed Response Officer noticed two males acting suspiciously […]

President Ramaphosa’s Special Remission of Sentences

Monday saw President Ramaphosa grant a “special remission of sentences” to prisoners and those out on parole. This excludes criminals who are sentenced for sexual and aggressive offences, as well as criminals who are declared dangerous in terms of section 286(A) of the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977. Section 286(A) of the Criminal Procedure Act […]

Active weekend of unwanted Christmas Shoppers

The unwanted Christmas shoppers were in action over the past weekend as there were a total of 30 positive incidents reported to the Atlas Security Control Room between Friday and Monday morning. Of the 30 incidents, 23 incidents took place in Nelson Mandela Bay and 7 incidents took place in the Port Alfred region. A […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Wishing you a safe festive season.

Monty’s Crime Report: Wishing you a safe festive season. As another year draws to a close, Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, and the Atlas Team would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your business and support during the past year. The ATLAS community has shown substantial growth and many successes during […]

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 12 December – 18 December 2019.

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 12 December – 18 December 2019. Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 63% of the total incidents. A total of 37 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 18 were positive burglaries, 2 attempted burglaries, 4 armed robberies, 9 theft incidents and 3 arrests […]

Trending Intrusions: Noticeable rise in armed robberies

Trending Intrusions: Noticeable rise in armed robberies Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 05 December – 11 December 2019. Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 61% of the total incidents. In total 34 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 16 were positive burglaries, 2 attempted burglaries, 5 armed robberies, […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Going Away or Staying at Home? Things to remember these holidays.

Monty’s Crime Report: Going Away or Staying at Home? Things to remember these holidays. This week Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager ends off the week by reminding readers to have a safe festive season. Remember all the crime warnings and the types of crimes taking place in the metro. Murphy’s Law for Holidaymakers: If […]

Walmer Businesses Targeted

Walmer Businesses Targeted It seems as though the Walmer area in the Metro is turning into a targeted hotspot for criminal activity. There has been a total of 8 known positive incidents in the last 6 days, with an even spread between residential and business activity. The common modus operandi indicates that access to the […]

How Much Can Your Battery Handle During Loadshedding

During these dark times that Eskom has forced us into, all we can do is react to the power crisis and ensure that we are protected from criminals that will try and take advantage of the power outages, darkness is a tool that they can use to execute their missions. In times of power outages, […]

Loadshedding And Your Alarm

Loadshedding And Your Alarm During A Time Of Crisis The current electricity crisis facing South Africa has many knock-on effects, we at Atlas Security are not immune to Eskom’s failure to deliver a stable electricity supply. When Eskom implements loadshedding, we at Atlas learn about it at the exact same moment as everybody else in the […]

The significance of opening a case with SAPS

The significance of opening a case with SAPS Many victims of crime think that they don’t have to open a case with the SAPS for various reasons, this what opening a case will do for your community. Having built a strong relationship with the SAPS, Atlas Security meets with all the different precincts on a […]

Arrest!

An alarm signal was received from a business in Swartkops, Armed Response was dispatched and upon arrival response witnessed movement within the premises. One suspect was apprehended, but unfortunately his partner-in-crime managed to evade arrest. Upon investigation it was uncovered that the business was only used as an entry point to a neighbouring business (a […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Peace of mind during the festive season.

Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reassures our residents that while you’re away on holiday, you should not have to worry about being called back because something has gone wrong at home. Peace of mind, though, is seldom truly achieved when people leave their home for extended periods. Even if you have a responsible family […]

Trending Intrusions: Armed Robberies On The Increase

Trending Intrusions: Armed Robberies On The Increase Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 28 November – 04 December 2019. Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 50% of the total incidents. A total of 44 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 21 were positive burglaries, 5 attempted burglaries, 3 armed […]

A Message To Port Alfred

With the crazy season drawing closer and the holiday makers expected to start arriving soon, incidents have started rising, indicating that the criminals have started their Christmas Shopping early this year. Rest assured, Atlas Security is geared up and ready to take down the criminals that think they have the upper hand on the community. […]

Criminals Christmas Shopping Early This Year

Criminals Christmas Shopping Early This Year December 2019 has kicked off with high levels of criminal activity with a widespread target area. The holiday season has always been known to be a time for family, friends and relaxation, but in the same breath is a time of opportunity for those that feel it’s their right […]

Uitenhage Man Narrowly Escapes Being Stabbed During House Robbery

Alert As Attacks Start Ahead Of The Festive Season In the early hours of this morning, a business premises had three intruders, armed with knives and the intent to murder an employee. Once the suspects realised the employee was not the man that they were looking for, they abandoned the mission, spared his life and […]

Awareness and vigilance by an Atlas Armed Response Officer resulted in a successful arrest.

Arrest! Awareness and vigilance by an Atlas Armed Response Officer resulted in a successful arrest. While responding to an alarm activation in Summerstrand, response officers reacted to screaming. Upon investigation, it was discovered that a gentleman was in pursuit of a suspect that attempted to rob him and his partner while they were sitting in […]

Live CCTV Feed Leads To Arrest

Live CCTV Feed Leads To Arrest Proactive monitoring can save your business from incurring losses, as is the case in another successful arrest for the day as 3 suspects were handed over to the SAPS for attempting to gain entry into a business in Deal Party. The Atlas Security Control Room was alerted to the […]

Gunpoint Robbery In Summerstrand

After being robbed at gunpoint in Summerstrand, a gentleman approached an Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, who was on patrol in the area. A description of the assailant was taken, back-up was called and a search for the suspect proved successful. The suspect was arrested and a firearm, which turned out to be a gas […]

DECEMBER 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 DECEMBER 2019 TUESDAY 06:15 Kragga Kamma A residence in Lakeside Road was burgled. Five suspects gained entry to the premises and stole a generator, four of the suspects were arrested. 04:14 Pari Park A residence in Johan Strauss Avenue was burgled. Suspects removed the window and stole a TV, wallet, ID, car keys and […]

Trending Intrusions: Total Incidents Down While Break-Ins Increase

Trending Intrusions: Total Incidents Down While Break-Ins Increase Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 21 – 27 November 2019. Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 52% of the total incidents. In total 44 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 20 were positive burglaries, 5 attempted burglaries, 3 armed robberies […]

Monty’s Crime Report: We’re On For A Record breaking number of arrests for 2019.

Monty’s Crime Report: We’re On For A Record breaking number of arrests for 2019. Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reiterates that it is the last week of November, before we hit December. The next 45 days might be a time to relax and unwind shop and have fun. But in the security industry it […]

Clinton’s Crime Report: A look back at 2019

With 2019 drawing to an end and everyone preparing for the festive season, we take the opportunity to look back at crime for this period and how we have managed to gain the upper hand on it. In 2019 we were faced with a tragic murder in Kleinemonde and an increase in business crime across […]

From the CDM’s desk

There is a belief amongst many that a person wearing a uniform, especially those in safety and security, have the authority to enforce the laws, whether national or municipal, or carry out other law enforcement tasks such as, stopping and searching, loitering, harassment and nuisance prevention, questioning members of the public on their intentions or […]

Arrest Welcomed Following Increased Activity In Uitenhage!

Arrest Welcomed Following Increased Activity In Uitenhage! After a week of several incidents, Atlas Security’s Uitenhage team delivered successful results during the early hours of the morning, arresting a suspect with stolen goods after being spotted. Atlas Security Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery said that a Senior Armed Response Officer received a called from Atlas Security […]

CONGRATULATIONS: Atlas would like to congratulate the Chain Gang cyclists who participated in the 2019 Coronation Double Century.

CONGRATULATIONS: Atlas would like to congratulate the Chain Gang cyclists who participated in the 2019 Coronation Double Century. The Chain Gang team rode their 4th event this weekend and this year are proudly sponsored by Atlas Security. The team consists of a mix of St Francis Bay and Port Elizabeth riders and this year, for […]

Are you prepared for the silly season?

Are you prepared for the silly season? Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that the silly season is upon us. Are you ready for the buzz? Are you going away or staying home? Either way, you will still need the best protection in place for your family and possessions. All the necessary final briefings […]

Trending Intrusions: 8 Arrests In Another Week Of High Crime

Trending Intrusions: 8 Arrests In Another Week Of High Crime Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 14 – 20 November 2019. Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 54% of the total incidents. In total 51 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 18 were positive burglaries, 7 attempted burglaries, 4 […]

Atlas Security Arrests Alleged Murderer Following A House Break-in

Atlas Security Arrests Alleged Murderer Following A House Break-in It was another busy weekend for Atlas Security, as our team responded to a total of 22 incidents during the weekend, with the majority of them being break-ins. Several arrests were made by Atlas Security’s Armed Response Officers. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers were quick with […]

Is Your Property Ready For The Holidays…?

Is Your Property Ready For The Holidays…? Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that the silly season is upon us. Are you ready for the buzz? Are you going away or staying home? Either way, you will still need the best protection in place for your family and possessions. Home invasions usually increases building […]

Trending Intrusions: 46% Increase In House Break-Ins

Trending Intrusions: 46% Increase In House Break-Ins Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 07 – 13 November 2019. Commercial properties were hit the most, making up 56% of the total incidents. In total 51 incidents, an increase of 24% from the previous week, were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 22 were positive burglaries, 5 […]

Western Suburbs: Port Elizabeth’s capital with the highest increase in burglaries

Western Suburbs: Port Elizabeth’s capital with the highest increase in burglaries The SAPS most recent crime stats indicate that the Western Suburbs of Port Elizabeth had the highest increase of residential and business robberies for the period 2018/19. A startling 84% increase in robberies were recorded by the SAPS during this period. Theft of motor […]

Six Criminals Busted In Separate Weekend Arrests By Atlas Security Across PE

Six Criminals Busted In Separate Weekend Arrests By Atlas Security Across PE Atlas Security Armed Response Officers responded to a total of 20 incidents during the weekend. Monty Montgomery, Operations Manager said “suspects were arrested following an attempted hijacking, recovery of a stolen vehicle in St Georges, robbery of a person, vandalism on a property […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Atlas Security Has A Successful Week Of Arrests

Monty’s Crime Report: Atlas Security Has A Successful Week Of Arrests Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that Atlas Security and the SAPS have made great arrests this week. These arrests are important to us as these criminals will be placed behind bars for the festive season. He urges residents to assist with this […]

Atlas Security Tracks Stolen Vehicle From Humewood In Cathcart

Atlas Security Tracks Stolen Vehicle From Humewood In Cathcart Acting on CCTV intelligence recovered in the early hours of Friday morning, our control room received an alert of a listed stolen vehicle approaching the Queenstown area. Our control room contacted the SAPS who confirmed that the vehicle was wanted and was stolen in Humewood, Port […]

Trending Intrusions: 4 House Robberies Across The Bay In 7 Days

Trending Intrusions: 4 House Robberies Across The Bay In 7 Days Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 31 October – 06 November 2019. Residential properties were hit the most for the 4th week in a row, making up 53% of the total incidents. In total 41 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 15 […]

Atlas Security hits a Landmark in CCTV!

Atlas Security hits a Landmark in CCTV! Earlier this month Atlas Security reached a massive landmark of commissioning the 1000th CCTV camera to be monitored in the locally based control room.  There is also no sign of slowing down yet as Atlas Security continues to spread its network of CCTV Infrastructure across the Eastern Cape. […]

Atlas Security responds to a murder, fire, rape and a break-in, all within an hour

Atlas Security responds to a murder, fire, rape and a break-in, all within an hour In what turned out to be one of the busiest hours for Atlas Security, our team responded to multiple incidents within an hour this morning. Atlas Security Armed Response responded to a panic activation from a school in Fairview. Our […]

Notice! Fireworks!

Important information to note and adhere to: ·         The discharge of fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day, 5 November, will only be permitted between 18:00 and 21:00. ·         Fireworks may only be purchased from approved dealers who are in possession of an approved fireworks dealer’s licence. ·         Fireworks may only be sold to/purchased by persons older than 16 years […]

Winning Weekend For Atlas Security!

Winning Weekend For Atlas Security! While our national team gave us the Webb Ellis Cup, our Armed Response Officers struck a few moments of gold.On Saturday afternoon Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B130 arrested a suspect inside a client’s yard in Lorraine for trespassing, later in the evening our control room received a message via […]

Atlas Security And Agri Eastern Cape CCTV Infrastructure Picks Up Suspicious Vehicle

Atlas Security And Agri Eastern Cape CCTV Infrastructure Picks Up Suspicious Vehicle The SAPS requested assistance from Atlas Security in the search of a suspicious vehicle which was involved in an armed robbery. The Atlas Security Control Room immediately jumped into action and began reviewing footage on the CCTV Cameras in the area. A road […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t Leave Valuables In Your Vehicle!

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t Leave Valuables In Your Vehicle! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager warns that an increase in visitors to homes obviously increases the valuables onsite. More socializing and braais automatically mean more handbags, cell phones and tables in homes. The criminal element is taking advantage and targeting vehicles parked outside on the […]

Atlas Security Tackles Kenton-on-Sea!

On Wednesday morning, Atlas Security hosted its first ever School Kids Safety Workshop, thank you to Kenton on Sea Primary School for allowing us to chat to the learners about personal safety and how to protect themselves against stranger danger. A planned day led to a strong show of force as we partnered with various role players […]

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security Makes Inroads With 2 Arrests Following Break-ins

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security Makes Inroads With 2 Arrests Following Break-ins Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 24 October – 30 October 2019. As we start nearing the crazy season, as predicted, residential properties were hit the most, making up 58% of the total incidents. In total 39 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of […]

NOVEMBER 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

27 NOVEMBER 2019 THURSDAY 00:23 SCHAUDERVILLE. A residence in Jameson Road was burgled. The suspects broke through the roof and fell onto the vehicle parked in the garage. The owner could not confirm their loss at the time. 03:56 THEESECOMBE. Thieves were trespassing in the yard in Kragga Kamma Road. They broke through the fence. […]

Atlas Security Completes Three-Day Defensive & Advanced Driver Training With Isuzu!

Atlas Security Completes Three-Day Defensive & Advanced Driver Training With Isuzu! In a first of its kind for a local private security company, Atlas Security have taken our teams’ abilities to the next level by investing in improving their driving skills and competence. In December 2017, Atlas Security introduced more muscle to its already strong […]

“Battery-low” signals could put you at risk

“Battery-low” signals could put you at risk Unfortunately power outages and interruptions pose a severe threat to the life span of your alarm system’s back-up battery.  This is by no means an emergency message, but a general information sharing message, to bring to your attention that you could be under severe risk should your battery […]

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security Makes Breakthroughs With Arrests While Break-ins In NMB Increase By 50%

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security Makes Breakthroughs With Arrests While Break-ins In NMB Increase By 50% Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 16 October – 23 October 2019. Commercial properties were hit the most, making up 50% of the total incidents. In total 62 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 27 were positive burglaries […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Break-Ins Rise, But We Remain Committed To Catching These Thugs

Monty’s Crime Report: Break-Ins Rise, But We Remain Committed To Catching These Thugs Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that the past week was reasonably under control thanks to the hard work and joint effort from Atlas Security and the SAPS. Our CCTV camera infrastructure in our city and surrounding areas have helped us […]

An Alleged Business Breaker Receives A Sobering Surprise

An Alleged Business Breaker Receives A Sobering Surprise During the early hours of Saturday morning, our control room received an alarm activation from a business. Within 1 minute, Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, B205 arrived at the property to discover that there had been a break-in. “When the officer arrived at the scene he found […]

Access To Your Property

It has come to our attention that the latest modus operandi to gain access into your home is via the bathroom window. In most cases, a bathroom is deemed to be an unprotected area, and is therefore usually left vulnerable. The criminals know that this is an easy entry point into a home and use […]

String of Business And House Break-Ins In Port Alfred Over The Weekend

String of Business And House Break-Ins In Port Alfred Over The Weekend Director for Atlas Security Port Alfred, Clinton Millard advised business and home owners to ensure doors are locked at all times and alarms are armed, following a spike of break-ins during the weekend. Our team has been monitoring crime trends during the past […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Elderly Are Being Targeted & Loadshedding Returns!

Monty’s Crime Report: Elderly Are Being Targeted & Loadshedding Returns! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager shares that home invasions are extremely high at the moment. This crime has become so organized that intruders have a vehicle roaming around to pick up their loot. The suspects arrive in groups, they are dropped off in a […]

Trending Intrusions: Elderly Are Being Targeted & Loadshedding Returns!

Trending Intrusions: Elderly Are Being Targeted & Loadshedding Returns! Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 11 October – 16 October 2019. Commercial properties were hit the most, making up 63% of the total incidents. In total 38 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 19 were positive burglaries, 4 armed robberies, 1 house robbery, […]

Loadshedding & Your Alarm

Notice! Please note that our control room are receiving large volumes of false alarms, this is owing to Stage 2 loadshedding which was implemented by Eskom this week, with very little notice. Atlas Security has a duty to ensure that you, your family and friends are secure and that we react at the fastest possible […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered In Beverley Grove Thanks To Vigilant Armed Response Officer

Stolen Vehicle Recovered In Beverley Grove Thanks To Vigilant Armed Response Officer Early on Sunday evening, while on his DPS Patrol (Dedicated Patrol Service), Atlas Security Armed Response Officer noted a suspicious looking vehicle parked in a driveway in Beverley Grove. The vehicle had no registration details on it. Officer B63 alerted our control room […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t become a Victim!

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t become a Victim! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that home invasions are rife – with elderly people, in particular, being targeted. They are a real threat and therefore Monty urges the public, again, to look after their families especially the ones living alone. He adds that house robberies are […]

Clinton’s Crime Report: Break-Ins Down, Theft Is On The Rise

Clinton’s Crime Report: Break-Ins Down, Theft Is On The Rise Clinton Millard, Atlas Security’s Director for Port Alfred reports that with joint effort between Atlas Security and the Police have resulted in a few good arrests recently. Foot patrols and joint operations were the order of the week. He warns residents not to sit back […]

From The CDM’s Desk

From The CDM’s Desk It has come to our attention that the latest modus operandi to gain access into your home is via the bathroom window. In most cases, a bathroom is deemed to be an unprotected area, and is therefore usually left vulnerable. The criminals know that this is an easy entry point into […]

TRENDING INTRUSIONS: Contact Crime On The Rise

TRENDING INTRUSIONS: Contact Crime On The Rise Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 04 October – 10 October 2019. Commercial properties were hit the most, making up 54% of the total incidents, as criminals continue to take advantage of vulnerable and exposed areas to gain access to a property. In total 37 incidents were reported […]

Intelligence And Teamwork Leads To Arrest Of Armed Robbers

Swift team work by Atlas Security and members of the community led to the arrest of two alleged armed robbers early on Thursday morning. Clinton Millard, Director for Atlas Security Port Alfred said that the control room had received a panic activation from Campbell Street. Information came through that a lady was mugged of her […]

Trending Intrusions: Residential Break-Ins Increase By 10%

Trending Intrusions: Residential Break-Ins Increase By 10% Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 28 September – 03 October 2019. Residential properties were hit the most, making up 64% of the total incidents. In total 56 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 19 were positive burglaries, 8 attempted burglaries, and two armed robberies. The most […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Residential Break-Ins Increase By 10%

Monty’s Crime Report: Residential Break-Ins Increase By 10% Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that although crime is extremely high that his team has made great arrests at the same time. The Atlas team is well supported by the Police all around and together great successes are achieved. This week Atlas Security Armed Response […]

Seaview Couple Tied Up With Electrical Cord And A Curtain During House Robbery

Seaview Couple Tied Up With Electrical Cord And Curtain During House Robbery A gang of four suspects entered a home by removing the main bedroom window frame at around 7pm on Wednesday night. The suspects went to the main lounge area where the elderly couple were watching TV, it was at this point that the […]

Heartless Robbers Poisons Dog

Heartless Robbers Poisons Dog Atlas Security is concerned at the rising number of dog poisoning incidents, with the latest incident occurring in Summerstrand where robbers had allegedly poisoned a dog to gain access to the property, the suspects stole two motorbikes. The dog sadly died. Atlas Security has responded to 5 incidents recently where robbers […]

OCTOBER 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 OCTOBER 2019 THURSDAY 05:38 WALMER HEIGHTS. Medical was reported in Chlodea Crescent, client confirmed that when she woke up her son was unresponsive. GARDMED and armed response arrived on scene 11:09 DEAL PARTY. An armed robbery was reported in Grahamstown Road, two suspects entered and robbed the client of cellphones and stole the clients […]

Would-be Robber foiled in Circular Drive, Lorraine!

Would-be Robber foiled in Circular Drive, Lorraine! On Monday afternoon Atlas Security was alerted by a panic button at a business premises in Circular Drive near Tarbes Street. A suspect had been spotted attempting to break-in to a vehicle parked outside. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers responded within minutes and arrested the suspect who has […]

Three Suspects Arrested In Walmer Heights Break-in!

Three Suspects Arrested In Walmer Heights Break-in! Atlas Security Armed Response Officers cornered and arrested three suspects following a panic signal from a property before lunch time today.Atlas Security’s Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery says “Our Armed Response Officers immediately responded to a property shortly before lunch time today after a receiving a panic signal in […]

Several Suspects Stopped In Their Tracks In Weekend Of Armed Robberies And Breakings!

Several Suspects Stopped In Their Tracks In Weekend Of Armed Robberies And Breakings! Atlas Security responded to a total of 32 incidents during a busy weekend, with Saturday making up 18 incidents. A suspect was arrested following a house breaking in Humewood on Friday. Our control room received a call from a client in Ferndale […]

Trending Intrusions: All Crimes Increase By Record Numbers

Trending Intrusions: All Crimes Increase By Record Numbers Atlas Security releases worrying stats for the period 19 – 27 September Residential properties took a hit this week, making up 54% of all the reported incidents. For the first time in the history of reporting, Atlas Security responded to a total of 76 incidents during this […]

Monty’s Crime Report: A Record In Reported Incidents This Week

Monty’s Crime Report: A Record In Reported Incidents This Week Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that with joint effort between Atlas Security and the Police have resulted in a few good arrests recently. Foot patrols and joint operations were the order of the week. He warns residents not to sit back and relax […]

Atlas Security embarks on crime fighting operations!

Atlas Security embarks on crime fighting operations! On Thursday Atlas Security deployed seasoned security teams with the SAPS in joint operations to tackle the increasing crime in Port Elizabeth. Our operations team have partnered and formed relationships with the SAPS and in turn during this time participated in various pro-active operations. On Thursday Atlas Security […]

Atlas Security Arrests Third Suspect Involved In Supermarket Robbery

Atlas Security Arrests Third Suspect Involved In Supermarket Robbery During the early hours of Monday morning, 4 men entered a popular 24-hour supermarket and demanded money. The suspects left with an undisclosed amount of money including cigarettes. About 15 minutes after the robbery members of the Humewood SAPS spotted two suspects matching the description of […]

Two Women Tied Up In Summerstrand House Robbery

Two Women Tied Up In Summerstrand House Robbery  While watching TV on Saturday night, two suspects entered the house and accosted two women, kicking the one woman in the ribs while demanding items. One suspect, using a knife, demanded to know from the women where the safe was, both had confirmed that there was no […]

For the first time ever, we show you the heart of Atlas Security… Our 24 hour control room

For the first time ever, we show you the heart of Atlas Security… Our 24 hour control room We are a Nelson Mandela Bay based security provider. Founded in 1985, we have worked tirelessly over the years to ensure our growing footprint of families, businesses and areas served always feel safer under our watch. Our […]

Trending Intrusions: Break-in’s, Armed Robberies & House Robberies Sweeping Through The Bay

Atlas Security release crime statistics from 12 September – 18 September 2019. Despite the efforts from all role players, contact crimes and breakings continue to climb with residential properties making up 53% of all the incidents over the past week. In total 55 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 21 were positive burglaries, […]

Monty’s Crime Report: CRIME ALERT! FRONT DOOR KICKERS & ROOF BREAKINGS ON THE RISE!

Monty’s Crime Report: CRIME ALERT! FRONT DOOR KICKERS & ROOF BREAKINGS ON THE RISE! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager reports that front door kickers conducted well-orchestrated invasions this week. Various videos of CCTV footage showed how they pretend to knocking on a door of a house. While pretending, they were waiting for the golden […]

Elderly couple tied up while suspects ransack their home

Elderly couple tied up while suspects ransack their home In the early hours of yesterday morning it is believed suspects entered a Lovemore Heights premises through an unprotected entry point. An elderly couple who were home at the time were tied up and suspects ransacked the premises. The suspects left the premises and left the […]

Port Alfred Response Team Catches Thief And Recovers Stolen Property

Port Alfred Response Team Catches Thief And Recovers Stolen Property Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, B203 and B206 immediately responded to a property in Southwell Road after an alarm activation. It was ascertained that a break-in had occurred at the property. Teamwork between the Armed Response Officers and the control room led to the arrest […]

Trending Intrusions: Armed Robberies And Break-Ins On The Rise

Trending Intrusions: Armed Robberies And Break-Ins On The Rise Atlas Security releases crime statistics for the period 6 – 11 September 2019 For the second week in a row, residential properties were hit the most, making up 55% of all reported incidents, this comes as criminals take advantage of unprotected areas to gain access to […]

Monty’s Crime Report: SAPS Crime Stats Show DPS Areas Are Not Affected By The General Increase In All Crimes

Monty’s Crime Report: SAPS Crime Stats Show DPS Areas Are Not Affected By The General Increase In All Crimes Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager still believes that the best way to curb crime is to make arrests. Take them off the streets and escort them through the justice system. He commends citizens for assisting […]

Nelson Mandela Bay SAPS Crime Stats 2018 – 2019

Police Miniter, Bheki Cele and his team released the latest annual crime statistics in Parliament on Thursday. They’ve shown a worrying increase in murder and other contact crimes. According to the statistics, 21,022 murders were recorded for the 2018/2019 financial year. The figure was 686 more than the previous year. Sexual offences increased by 4.6%, […]

Several Arrests Sends Message That Trespassers Will be Prosecuted

Several Arrests Sends Message That Trespassers Will be Prosecuted Our control room received multiple activations at a home in Richmond Hill, two Atlas Security Armed Response Officers responded to the scene where a trespasser was seen at the back of the property. The suspect then ran and attempted to jump over a wall to evade […]

Trending Intrusions: Increase of 50% On Muggings!

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 29 August – 5 September 2019. Commercial properties suffered 51% of the incidents over the past week. In total 63 incidents (23% increase) were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 16 were positive burglaries, eight attempted burglaries, and 6 muggings. The most reported incidents happened on Tuesday between 01:11 – […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Gangs are targeting safes. Is yours protected?

Monty’s Crime Report: Gangs are targeting safes. Is yours protected? Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager warns that the gangs targeting safes are still in operation. They are not holding back and are more brazen than ever. He urges residents – especially business owners – to ensure that their safes are connected to a burglar […]

Women Tied Up In House By 5 Men In House Robbery

Women Tied Up In House By 5 Men In House Robbery A Uitenhage woman survived an armed-gang house robbery on Thursday afternoon after armed robbers stormed into her property in broad daylight Atlas Security Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery said that a woman, who was outside at the time was grabbed by five men and pulled […]

Pro-active Patrols And Community Engagements To Further Enhance Safety

Pro-active Patrols And Community Engagements To Further Enhance Safety During the course of July and August, Atlas Security responded to a total of 740 incidents in Nelson Mandela Bay, with 208 of the incidents being break-ins. Our operations team have partnered and formed relationships with a number of Neighbourhood Watch Groups and in turn during […]

Uitenhage Housebreaker Arrested By Swift Atlas Security Armed Response

Uitenhage Housebreaker Arrested By Swift Atlas Security Armed Response An alleged Uitenhage housebreaker was arrested by an Atlas Security Armed Response Officer shortly before lunch on Tuesday. Atlas Security Armed Response responded to a property following an alarm activation. When the officer arrived at the scene he found that the bathroom window had been broken […]

SEPTEMBER 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

30 SEPTEMBER 2019 MONDAY 07:04 UITENHAGE. A business in the Uitenhage Mall was burgled. The suspects smashed the front glass door and stole electronic devices. 08:05 FAIRVIEW. A business in Mimosa Road was burgled. The suspects broke the window and stole cash. 10:26 CENTRAL. Five suspects tried to steal stock from a shop in Rink […]

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security Cracks Down On Crime With 6 Arrests Over 48 Hours

Atlas Security release crime statistics for the period 23-28 August 2019. Residential properties were hit the most, making up 51% of the incidents over the past week. 51 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, of these 18 were positive burglaries, five attempted burglaries, and two armed robberies.  Atlas Security Armed Response Officers made 11 arrests […]

Atlas Security Cracks Down On Crime With 6 Arrests Over 48 Hours

Atlas Security Cracks Down On Crime With 6 Arrests Over 48 Hours This week Atlas Security Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery asks a valid question pertaining to deterrents. What security barriers do you have in place? Have you covered all your entry points? Does your bathroom have sufficient protection? Is your garage alarmed? If you have […]

Atlas Security Cracks Down On Crime With 6 Arrests During The Weekend

Atlas Security Cracks Down On Crime With 6 Arrests During The Weekend Several suspects were apprehended by our vigilant Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, in multiple incidents this weekend. In the first bust, Atlas Security Armed Response Officer’s swift response to a residential break-in in Charlo led to the arrest of two suspect shortly after 9am […]

Vigilant Armed Response Officers Busts Burglar In Sunridge Park DPS Area

Vigilant Armed Response Officers Busts Burglar In Sunridge Park DPS Area Proactive policing by an Atlas Security Armed Response Officer led to the arrest of an alleged thief in a Sunridge Park home yesterday. Atlas Security Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery said the officer was patrolling the neighbourhood in the vicinity of Canna and Aster when […]

Atlas Security Armed Response Officers Arrest Three Suspects During Busy Saturday Night

Atlas Security Armed Response Officers Arrest Three Suspects During Busy Saturday Night Three suspects were apprehended by our vigilant Atlas Security Armed Response officers, in three separate incidents during Saturday night. In the first incident, Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B60 responded to an alarm activation in Walmer, Heugh Road. To the suspect’s surprise, he […]

Charlo Housebreakers Busted By Atlas Security In Greenshields Park!

Charlo Housebreakers Busted By Atlas Security In Greenshields Park! Atlas Security Armed Response Officer’s swift response to a residential break-in in Charlo led to the arrest of two suspect shortly after 9am on Friday morning. Atlas Security’s Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery said that the Armed Response Officers responded to an alarm activation in Charlo “When […]

Caution urged as second attempted hijacking in PE

Caution urged as second attempted hijacking in PE Atlas Security Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery warns that intruders have been targeting outbuildings on a high scale this past week. It is a known fact to them that most outbuildings are not securely protected and hardly ever have alarms in. Have you ever evaluated yours? Makes you […]

Trending Intrusions: Armed Robbers Target Residential Homes!

Atlas Security release crime statistics from 16 – 22 August 2019. Residential properties suffered 58% of the incidents over the past week. In total 57 incidents were reported to Atlas Security during the period in question. Of these, 23 were positive burglaries, six attempted burglaries, and two armed robberies.  The most reported incidents happened on […]

Lovemore Heights Woman Escapes Gunshot From Attempted Hijackers

Lovemore Heights Woman Escapes Gunshot From Attempted Hijackers A Lovemore Heights woman escaped unharmed from suspects who had attempted to hijack her as she was leaving her home on Wednesday morning. Atlas Security Operations Manager said that a Edmonds Road resident got into her vehicle to leave for work in when 3 suspects approached her, […]

Four Armed Robbers Nabbed After Being Spotted On Atlas Security CCTV

Four Armed Robbers Nabbed After Being Spotted On Atlas Security CCTV Swift team work between Atlas Security and the SAPS led to four suspects being arrested shortly before lunch on Friday, this was after our control room received a notification of a vehicle linked to an armed robbery that took place in Alexandria. The Atlas […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Attackers become aggressive!

Monty’s Crime Report: Attackers become aggressive! Atlas Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery wishes to discuss very serious matters. He reports that we have had a rough week with front door kickers and home invasions. The number of incidents is far too high.  Although all security officials are keeping crime under control, we still find horrible incidences […]

Trending Intrusions: Front door burglaries become this week’s modus operandi!

Atlas Security release crime statistic from 7 August – 15 August with a 60% increase in incidents Residential properties suffered 64% of the incidents over the past week. In total 64 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, 32 were positive burglaries, this is a 78% increase from the previous week,  four attempted burglaries, two house […]

Robbers Strangle And Cut Woman’s Finger In Brutal House Robbery

Robbers Strangle And Cut Woman’s Finger In Brutal House Robbery A 68 year woman is left recovering from a traumatic attack, when 3 armed men wearing balaclavas entered the property by kicking in the door, held her up by her neck and tried to cut her wedding ring off her finger. Atlas Security responded to […]

Trespasser Arrested In Sherwood

Trespasser Arrested In Sherwood Just before 19:00 on Tuesday our control room received a panic activation from a client in Glamorgan Street, Sherwood. She had alerted our control room that there was a person in her yard. Multiple Atlas Security area vehicles responded to the scene where it was ascertained that there was an attempted break-in […]

Beverley Grove DPS

Atlas Security would like to invite all loyal Atlas Security clients to a special DPS (Dedicated Patrol Service) community meeting on Monday, 30 September at Doxa Deo, 26 Benmore Road, Brymore at 18:00. The meeting will focus on the safety and security in the area including trends and incidents between the inception of the CCTV installation in […]

Criminals Take Advantage Of Long Weekend With Homeowners Away

Criminals Take Advantage Of Long Weekend With Homeowners Away The latest crime statistics released by Atlas Security show that there were 32 incidents reported for Nelson Mandela Bay during the long weekend. In the more serious incidents, in Lovemore Park a domestic worker was tied up in broad daylight in the home, the homeowners daughter […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Home invasions – Are you at risk?

Monty’s Crime Report: Home invasions – Are you at risk? Atlas Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery does not have good news regarding home invasions. As you are aware, a number of residents have been badly injured and there was even a loss of life. Do the necessary checks when your dog barks anxiously. He suggests investigating without […]

Trending Intrusions: Windows are the favorite means of entry – are yours protected?

Atlas Security release crime statistics from 2 August – 6 August 2019.   Commercial properties took another hit this week making up 72% of the incidents over this period. We’ve noted that burglaries that take place during a weekend tend to occur late morning, whereas burglaries taking place during the week tend to start after […]

Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking And Assaulting A Woman

Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking And Assaulting A Woman Two observant Atlas Security Armed Response Officers arrested a suspect following the attack and assault of a woman in Newton Park. Atlas Security’s Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery said the latest arrest took place shortly after lunch time on Tuesday, when an unknown male attacked and assaulted […]

Women’s Month Competition

Because there is nobody stronger… or softer…. In honour of Women’s Month we’d like to offer every mom, sister, aunt, awesome female human, 90 days of alarm monitoring and Armed Response FREE if you switch to Atlas Security! T’s&C’s Apply PLUS one women will win ALL of this at the end of the August… * […]

String Of Businesses And House Robberies In Port Elizabeth Over The Weekend

String of Businesses And House Robberies In Port Elizabeth Over The Weekend On Friday, Atlas Security were alerted that a foreigner visiting the city from Holland was attacked by two suspects, Atlas Security Armed Response Officers who had happened to be close to the scene of the crime reported to our control room that a […]

Trending Intrusions: Final week sees a total of 167 Incidents Across The Bay for July 2019

Atlas Security release crime statistics from for the final week of July, 26 July – 1 August 2019. In total, 167 incidents were reported to Atlas Security for July 2019, which is an increase of 36% compared to the previous month. Commercial properties suffered 58% of the incidents over the past week. In total 41 […]

Couple Held Up At Gunpoint In Sherwood House Robbery

Couple Held Up At Gunpoint In Sherwood House Robbery A group of 3 armed robbers held up a Sherwood couple in their home during the course of Thursday night. The gang suddenly emerged from the back of the house and forced the couple at gunpoint to hand over valuables, the suspects threatened to kill them […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t become a victim!

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t become a victim! This week house robbers were in action across the Metro. Atlas Operations Manager, urges residents not to become another statistic believing it will not happen to you, rather have Atlas Security do a full risk assessment free of charge and quote on extra protection or check the quality […]

AUGUST 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 AUGUST 2019 SATURDAY 00:25 CENTRAL. A suicide was reported in Western Road; a lady stabbed herself in the neck. The lady drank a bottle of chamomile lotion and hair relaxing cream. 00:36 PARSONS RIDGE. A medical was reported in Bashkir Street; the owners’ husband is 64 years old was having seizures. He was transported […]

Atlas Security – CrimeCast

Every month we will sit down with experts and discuss home security, family safety, home security CCTV, home alarm systems, crime reports and what they really mean. It’s a first in the industry… Connected and Informative! It’s serious but often fun. Our first guest is “concerned” about crime in our country and feels we need to […]

Port Elizabeth Woman Tied Up During House Robbery

Port Elizabeth Woman Tied Up During House Robbery During the early hours of Wednesday morning, two suspects entered a home in Bushy Park through the bathroom window wearing balaclavas. According to the victim, the suspects tied her up in the lounge area where they then proceeded to search for the keys to the safe. The […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Is your alarm working?

Monty’s Crime Report:  Is your alarm working? This week, a few home and business owners found their alarm systems beaten by criminals. Atlas Operations Manager, reports that they were either old and non-functional or “sleeping”. How do you know if your alarm is functional and working? Simple – contact our control room on 0861 585 […]

Trending Intrusions: Atlas Security notes a 125% increase in break-ins!

This week, Atlas Security release crime statistic from 18 July – 25 July 2019. For the third week in a row residential properties took another knock making up 53% of the incidents. Our team have been monitoring crime trends over the past few days and there seems to be a growing trend of theft from […]

Atlas Security Makes 3 Separate Arrests In 3 Hours!

Atlas Security Makes 3 Separate Arrests In 3 Hours! Atlas Security Armed Response Officers and two Atlas Security Technicians ‘tackled’ crime in three separate incidents in Nelson Mandela Bay. Swift response from Armed Response Officer, B19 led to the arrest of a suspect following a tip off on social media, the suspect had been seen […]

Summerstrand Woman Sustains Injuries Following Attack In Her Home

Summerstrand Woman Sustains Injuries Following Attack In Her Home A Summerstrand resident sustained an injury following a hit to her face after an intruder confronted her in her home at around 1pm on Tuesday. “The resident was hanging up washing when she returned back into her home and noticed an intruder standing in the room. […]

Atlas Security Wins Gold Award At 2019 PMR Africa Awards!

Atlas Security Wins Gold Award At 2019 PMR Africa Awards! The entire Atlas Security Family has contributed to this service excellence award! We would like to thank each and every one of the employees for making this possible – PMR is a company that recognizes excellence across all industry sectors. The purpose of PMR Africa’s […]

Atlas Security CCTV Camera’s nab suspected stock thieves

Atlas Security CCTV Camera’s nab suspected stock thieves This morning a vehicle marked as suspicious on the local and national database used by Atlas Security was flagged by our CCTV cameras in the Paterson area headed towards Port Elizabeth. Atlas Security’s control room notified SAPS of the vehicle’s whereabouts and direction it was headed in. […]

Trending Intrusions: Theft and armed robbery incidents double this week!

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 11 July – 17 July 2019. For the second week in a row, residential properties took another knock having suffered 54% of the incidents over the past week. An increase of 25% in total incidents, or 50 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Month to date a total number […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Aggravated Crimes could leave you permanently traumatized.

Monty’s Crime Report: Aggravated Crimes could leave you permanently traumatized. Armed robberies are very high at the moment. Atlas Operations Manager, reports that businesses are being targeted. These criminals are armed and won’t hesitate to shoot – even at our armed response at arrival on a crime scene. This week the exact happened – please […]

Lorraine Resident Injured In House Robbery

Lorraine Resident Injured In House Robbery A Lorraine resident sustained injuries when an armed suspect confronted him during a home invasion early this morning. One suspect assaulted a senior man during a Lorraine house robbery on Tuesday morning and tied up the domestic. The suspect who was armed with a firearm – although it was […]

Uitenhage Housebreaker Arrested By Armed Response

Uitenhage Housebreaker Arrested By Armed Response An alleged Uitenhage Housebreaker was arrested by an Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, following fast response after a resident informed our control room that there was an intruder in his yard. Atlas Security’s Operations Manager, Monty Montgomery says “The armed officers responded to the scene following information that a […]

Trending Intrusions: Residential Properties Take a Knock

Atlas Security release crime statistic from 5 July – 10 July 2019. Residential properties took a hit this week making up 63% of the incidents over the past week. In total 40 (or 10% increase) incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Positive burglaries increased by 41% to 17, three armed robberies, and nine theft incidents.  […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Open windows – Open-ended invitation to criminals!

Open windows – Open-ended invitation to criminals! Are you guilty of leaving your windows open when you leave your home? Or even worse, sleeping with the windows open? Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, reports that on a daily basis he finds homes burgled with entry gained via an open window and the alarm system not armed. […]

An Alleged Business Breaker Receives A Sobering Surprise

An Alleged Business Breaker Receives A Sobering Surprise During the early hours of Tuesday morning, our control room received an alarm activation at a popular liquor store. Within record time, Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, B110 and B146 arrived at the property to discover that there had been a break-in. “When the officers arrived at […]

Upper Walmer – DPS

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Arrest Following Trespassing in Walmer DPS (Dedicated Patrol Service) Area

Arrest Following Trespassing in Walmer DPS (Dedicated Patrol Service) Area Atlas Security DPS Officer responded to a residential home in our Walmer DPS area following a panic signal. The officer responded to the scene after receiving a report that a trespasser was on the premises. On arrival the domestic on site had informed our Armed […]

Port Elizabeth Targeted With Armed Robberies And Theft During The Weekend

Port Elizabeth Targeted With Armed Robberies And Theft During The Weekend Atlas Security’s Armed Response teams were kept busy this weekend as criminals took advantage of vehicles left outside, breaking into unprotected areas and theft from properties where the alarm was not armed. In Linkside, two incidents were reported to our control room, one attempted […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t get caught without arming your alarm!

Monty’s Crime Report: Don’t get caught without arming your alarm! Do you go to bed without arming your home? Do you leave your home to run errands and not arm your alarm? Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, reports that on a daily basis his team finds residents who are guilty of the above. And sadly […]

Trending Intrusions: Stolen goods recovered, on more than one occasion!

Atlas Security releases crime statistics for the period 28 June – 4 July 2019. Commercial properties suffered 64% of the incidents over this period. In total 36 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 12 were positive burglaries, three armed robberies, and six theft incidents.  The most reported incidents happened on Friday between 00:51 […]

Mount Croix Special Patrols to Clamp Down on Crime

Mount Croix Special Patrols to Clamp Down on Crime Atlas Security will be rolling out Special Patrols in the Mount Croix area to combat a recent spike in criminal activity. The latest crime trend here seems to include break-ins into vehicles as well as general criminal activity which starts early evening and continues into the […]

Arrest Following Break-In Of Vehicle In Humewood!

Arrest Following Break-In Of Vehicle In Humewood! Pro-active policing by two Atlas Security Armed Response Officers led to the arrest of an alleged thief after our control room received information at the early hours of Thursday morning that two suspects had broken into a vehicle and ran away. Our Armed Response Officers spotted one of […]

Schoenmakerskop House Breaker Caught Inside Home!

Schoenmakerskop House Breaker Caught Inside Home! Quick response from Atlas Security Armed Response Officer led to the arrest of a suspect, following a housebreaking in Marine Drive, Schoenmakerskop. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B132 was dispatched to a home following an alarm activation. Our officer proceeded to the premises where he found a window to […]

Upper Walmer DPS Community Meeting

Upper Walmer DPS Community Meeting Atlas Security would like to invite all loyal Atlas Security clients to a special DPS (Dedicated Patrol Service) community meeting on Monday, 8 July at Little Walmer Golf Club. The meeting will focus on the safety and security in the area including trends and incidents between the inception of the […]

Chilly evening no match for Atlas Security Armed Response Officers – two separate arrests made last night!

Chilly evening no match for Atlas Security Armed Response Officers – two separate arrests made last night! Last night a suspect was arrested at a clients’ premises in Cathcart Road, Humewood. The client had pressed their panic button after seeing the suspect jumping over the wall into the property. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer arrived […]

JULY 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 JULY 2019 WEDNESDAY 04:37 NORTH END. A burglary was reported in North End; the suspects smashed the window in front of the premises. The owner can see expensive tools missing. 05:14 BUSHY PARK. A house robbery was reported in Bushy Park Farm; two suspects entered by the bathroom window and tied the owner up […]

Notice to Atlas Security Clients in Summerstrand

Notice to Atlas Security Clients in Summerstrand The advent of Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) has not only changed the way we work and play but has also heralded the launch of a number of advances for the security industry. Atlas Security strives to remain at the forefront of these developments and with this in mind, we are […]

CCTV cameras assist in nabbing suspects after a high-speed chase!

CCTV cameras assist in nabbing suspects after a high-speed chase! This afternoon an alert was received from the SAPS to be on the lookout for a suspicious vehicle heading towards Port Alfred. The vehicle was flagged on our License Plate Recognition (LPR) camera system as being allegedly involved in various syndicate crimes. Just outside of […]

Analytical cameras stop criminals in their tracks!

Analytical cameras stop criminals in their tracks! This morning our Specialized Services Desk (SSD) was alerted to trespassers at a business premises in Deal Party, by AI cameras on site that are monitored by our Control Room. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers were dispatched and caught the suspects at nearby railway tracks with suspected stolen […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Armed robbers brought to book!

Monty’s Crime Report: Armed robbers brought to book! This week showed how our brave Armed Response Officers brought armed robbers to book and put them behind bars, where they belong. Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, says that “Our team went beyond the call of duty and thankfully no one was injured during the incidents.” “Although […]

CCTV Technology Strikes Again!

CCTV Technology Strikes Again! Yesterday afternoon the SAPS were alerted to an incident involving card scammers at a local shopping center in Port Alfred. One suspect was arrested by SAPS on site while the others fled the scene in a vehicle. Atlas Security was alerted by SAPS to be on the look-out for the vehicle […]

Trending Intrusions: Reported Incidents Continue To Climb During June, Now Worst Month On Record For The Year!

This week, Atlas Security releases crime statistics for 20 June – 27 June 2019. As we focus on the trends for the past week, we have noticed the following: • Suspects returning to the same business after an attempted burglary (usually within 24 hours.) • Fast food restaurants targeted shortly before closing. • Suspects knocking […]

Partnership Leads to Arrest of 5 House Robbers

Partnership Leads to Arrest of 5 House Robbers In the early hours of this morning Atlas Security responded to a panic signal at a clients home in Steenbras Street, Port Alfred. Suspects had entered the home and were in the process of removing items. The suspects fled however when our Armed Response Officers arrived minutes […]

Quick Response by Atlas Security Armed Response Officers Leads To Two Arrests Following Armed Robbery

Quick Response by Atlas Security Armed Response Officers Leads To Two Arrests Following Armed Robbery Armed Robbers held up staff at a service station in William Moffet late last night. Two men forced their way into the business premises at 22:00, the suspects held up the staff and robbed the store of an undisclosed amount […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Safety when workers are onsite.

Monty’s Crime Report: Safety when workers are onsite. This week Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, touches on topics and actions that everyone is guilty of at some point in time. “I am very concerned about too many homeowners having workers onsite. I would strongly advise to never hire workers off the street, as it is […]

Gale force winds and rain is expected this weekend, the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service has warned

On Saturday, a cold front passes over the southern parts of the Eastern Cape, with gale force westerly winds over the coastal belt and adjacent interior and is expected to reach Port Elizabeth at around lunch time. Gale force winds of 85km/h are expected along the coast between Storms River and Port Alfred. Extreme weather […]

Trending Intrusions: 25% increase in Walmer with an overall 27% increase in NMB incidents.

This week, Atlas Security release crime statistics from 14 June – 19 June 2019. Commercial properties suffered 53% of the incidents over the past week. In total 47 incidents were reported to Atlas Security during this period, this is an increase of 27% from the previous week. Of these, 25 were positive burglaries, three armed […]

Sydenham Business Armed Robbery FOILED!

Sydenham Business Armed Robbery FOILED! This morning Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, while patrolling in Steboneath Road Sydenham spotted a man run into the street and shout for assistance. The Armed Response Officers’ were alerted to an Armed Robbery in progress at the business the man had come out of. When the Officers entered the […]

Atlas Security Armed Response Strikes Again!

Atlas Security Armed Response Strikes Again! During the early hours of this morning our control room received multiple signals from a service station in Kabega Park, this normally indicates access has been gained into the property. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B94 swooped in and noticed the front glass door had been smashed with a […]

Warning In Spate Of House Burglaries – Criminals Take Advantage Of Holidays

Warning In Spate Of House Burglaries – Criminals Take Advantage Of Holidays Several homes and businesses were targeted across the city at the weekend, fleeing with computers, watches, TV’s, tools and one incident of a stolen motor bike Apart from the 17 residential and business-housebreaking incidents reported to Atlas Security over the past weekend there […]

Atlas Security Presents Self Defense Workshop At Livingstone Hospital

Given the recent attacks on paramedics, nurses and ambulance crews. Community Development Manager for Atlas Security visited Livingstone Hospital where we presented a Self Defense workshop. Our mission is simple, we aim to EDUCATE and EMPOWER women to prevent them from becoming a victim. We cannot allow the very people who are there to take […]

Our mission is simple, we aim to EDUCATE and EMPOWER women!

Our mission is simple, we aim to EDUCATE and EMPOWER women! Given the recent attacks on paramedics, nurses and ambulance crews. Community Development Manager for Atlas Security visited Livingstone Hospital where we presented a Self Defense workshop. Our mission is simple, we aim to EDUCATE and EMPOWER women to prevent them from becoming a victim. […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Vehicle Safety!

Monty’s Crime Report: Vehicle Safety! Vehicles left unattended continues to remain a major concern in the Metro as reported by Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager. Monty says “They are either stolen; stripped or expensive valuables are stolen from them. This crime flourishes because it’s so easy and residents  have little to no solutions in […]

Trending Intrusions: Uitenhage remains hotspot for 2 weeks in-a-row!

This week, Atlas Security release crime statistic from 7 June – 13 June 2019. Uitenhage has remained top of the list for the most incidents reported, two weeks in a row – we urge residents and business owners to be cautious when it comes to your security. Commercial properties suffered 54% of the incidents over […]

Swift Response Leads To Double Arrest In Business Robbery!

Our Armed Response team were immediately dispatched to a scene after receiving a panic signal from a business in Westbourne Road. A gang of two men entered a store and demanded cash and goods using a firearm. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers arrived on site and inspected the property, they noticed that the safety gate […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Sharp increase in petty crime

Monty’s Crime Report: Sharp increase in petty crime! This past week has been considerably well under the circumstances as reported by Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager. The week has not been the worst we’ve ever seen. It consists of good arrests and great stand-down times with help from our CCTV cameras. We have managed […]

Trending Intrusions: vehicles parked at commercial sites become a target on your property.

Atlas Security release crime statistics with a rise in residential crime between 31 May – 6 June 2019. Although residential properties were a hot target for this week, commercial properties had a trend of vehicles broken into. This week, residential properties suffered 72% of the incidents over the past week. In total 32 incidents were […]

Successful Arrests in Despatch & Walmer!

Successful Arrests in Despatch & Walmer! Last night an Atlas Security Armed Response Officer in Despatch, while on patrol, saw a suspect attempt to break-in to a business. The suspect fled when he saw the Officer. After a quick chase the suspect was apprehended and handed over to SAPS. This morning in the 7th Avenue […]

Arrest In Bathurst As Copper Theft Continues

Arrest In Bathurst As Copper Theft Continues Tip-off of information provided to Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B208 at 4pm yesterday had stopped a male matching the description that was allegedly linked to two house break-ins that occurred on Saturday. The SAPS were called to the scene to provide back-up, upon investigating the male, they […]

More Stolen Vehicles Recovered By Atlas Security

While on patrol in their area during the evening, alert Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, B19, B157 and B155 noticed an abandoned motor bike in Jones Street. With years of experience and re-enforced training, the Armed Response Officers decided to investigate. Our control room contacted the SAPS to do a registration check, the check came […]

Walmer South – Atlas Security DPS

Atlas Security’s Dedicated Patrol Services (DPS) is a proactive service which allows for regular patrols past your home either hourly or two-hourly, depending on the size of the area of operation. The regular armed response service is reactive – standing down at a point, and reacting to positive alarm signals from that point. A DPS […]

JUNE 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

30 JUNE 2019 SUNDAY 04:04 KAMMA RIDGE. A residence in Carstens Road reported a medical; ambulance was requested – when they got to site the owner was declared deceased. 13:49 DESPATCH. An attempted burglary was reported in Edison Street; the suspects smashed the left hand side window. No entry gained. 29 JUNE 2019 SATURDAY 01:54 […]

Another arrest adds to a string of successes from our Armed Response Team with the latest one from an undercover Armed Response Officer!

Another arrest adds to a string of successes from our Armed Response Team with the latest one from an undercover Armed Response Officer! Atlas Security responded to a total number of 20 incidents during this weekend, including break-ins in Kamma Heights, Summerstrand, Greenbushes, Walmer and Uitenhage. Front door kicks and forced entry via doors were […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Daylight robbery!

Monty’s Crime Report: Daylight robbery! Brazen robbers were spotted breaking into a home during the day in Port Elizabeth this past week as reported by Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager. The footage shows their nonchalant behaviour – walking away casually with their loot. It is time that we step up our game. Residents step […]

Trending Intrusions: consistent crime trends to be considered this week.

Atlas Security release crime statistic with a double digit rise in crime from 24 – 30 May 2019. This week we have picked up the following crime trends that have occurred on more than one occasion this week: • Mugging of a scholar • Motor vehicle theft • Roof break-in’s Residential properties suffered 65% of […]

Meet Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B14!

Meet Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B14! In March he was responsible for 6 arrests, but 1 arrest in April stood out for our team as he went above and beyond his duty as an Armed Response Officer for Atlas Security. Our Armed Response team responded to a call for assistance from a distressed mother […]

Suspect Arrested After Robbing Learner!

Atlas Security’s DPS (Dedicated Patrol Service) Armed Response Officer was flagged down while on patrol in Linkside. The community had informed him that a learner was just robbed of his belongings. A patrol of the area was done by all available vehicles and a suspicious male was spotted, Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B137 moved […]

Atlas Security Responds to 19 Incidents As PE Falls Victim To Weekend Crime

Atlas Security Responds to 19 Incidents As PE Falls Victim To Weekend Crime Our team were kept busy this past weekend, but not busy enough for successes. Between Friday and early Monday morning, Atlas Security’s Armed Response team responded to 19 incidents, including 5 positive break-ins in Greenshields Park, Despatch, Lorraine, Linton Grange and Walmer. […]

Monty’s Crime Report: High Standards delivers results!

Monty’s Crime Report: High Standards delivers results! High standards and dedicated Armed Response Officers resulted in great arrests this past week as reported by Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager. “We have managed to prevent big burglaries resulting in minimal losses. Our aim is to live in a crime free Metro. This can only be […]

Trending Intrusions: non-monitored homes remain targets.

Atlas Security release crime statistic with a double digit rise in crime from 16 – 23 May 2019. This week, residential properties suffered 55% of the incidents. In total 45 incidents (36% increase) were reported to Atlas Security during this period. A record 75% increase on positive burglaries were reported that’s a total of 21 […]

Rewarding Success And Excellence!

On the 11 April, a vigilant resident in Summerstrand alerted our control room via social media that she had just witnessed a lady being mugged. A huge search operation in the surrounding areas had begun, our Armed Response teams used information provided by our control room also using our CCTV infrastructure in the area. After […]

Stolen Goods Recovered During Evening Operation In Walmer & Humewood

Atlas Security in a joint operation with members of the Walmer SAPS embarked on a strong show of force in the Walmer area last night. In what is known as Walmer South”, the community have suffered from several break-ins and criminal activity over the past few months. In the first stop and search of individuals […]

Atlas Security Adds More Muscle To Its Technical Fleet!

Atlas Security adds more muscle to its Technical fleet! Atlas Security has invested in 10 state-of-the-art Isuzu vehicles which began their maiden duties last week. These vehicles will be manned by our highly skilled technicians, from alarm installations, alarm repairs, CCTV installations, we will continue to work closely with our clients to take their home […]

Atlas Security Arrests Two Suspects In Lorraine

Arrest! Lorraine During the early hours of this morning our control room received a panic signal. With this being the highest priority signal, we immediately dispatched our Armed Response teams. Our control room contacted the client who informed us that there were intruders breaking into the garage. Atlas Security Armed Response Officers arrived at the […]

Trending Intrusions: This week’s crime statistics put Uitenhage in the spot-light!

Atlas Security release crime statistic showing a 50% increase in crime for Uitenhage from 10 – 15 May 2019. During this period, commercial properties suffered 60% of the incidents. In total 33 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 12 were positive burglaries, four armed robberies, and 4 muggings. The most reported incidents happened […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Take back your neighbourhoods!

Monty’s Crime Report: Take back your neighbourhoods! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager, reports that this past week great arrests were made by both Atlas Security and SAPS throughout the Metro. Arrests following house robberies, armed robberies right down to ‘petty’ crime. Monty says “Very little losses were suffered and a great number of goods […]

Atlas Security Attends To House Robbery In Lovemore Heights

Atlas Security Attends To House Robbery In Lovemore Heights Our control received a call for immediate assistance to a resident in Bernard Road. Atlas Security arrived on scene and found a elderly lady inside her house, disorientated, very weak and already managed to cut herself loose from the rope she was tied up with. Our […]

ALARM MONITORING & ARMED RESPONSE SERVICES AMALGAMATION – Multi Security

Dear Loyal Client ALARM MONITORING & ARMED RESPONSE SERVICES AMALGAMATION In a dynamic and enterprising move, Multi Security & Atlas Security have combined their security monitoring and alarm reaction services.  This move was made in order to provide you, the client, with a better and more effective service. Atlas Security is an independently owned Port […]

In April Atlas Security Made 36 Arrests!

Atlas Security prides itself on fast response, this also often leads us to SUCCESS! Arrests! Atlas Security made 352 arrests in 2018… in March this year a total of 31…We asked you to guess how many we made in April 2019… Click play to find out the answer! Well done to Lisa Labuschagne, Maritsa Pozyn […]

Atlas Security Rolls It’s First CCTV Pole Out In Theescombe

Atlas Security in conjunction with the Theescombe Neighbourhood Watch are proud to be rolling out the first ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) cameras. The first CCTV Pole was installed and is now live in our locally based control room, the CCTV Pole is on the corner of Christian and Welcome Avenue Our ANPR system is […]

Trending Intrusions: commercial invasions increase by 12%

Atlas Security is reporting on crime statistic for 2 May – 9 May 2019. This week saw commercial properties suffer 65% (this being a 12% increase) of the incidents during this period. In total 40 (an increase of 5%) incidents were reported to Atlas Security during the period. Of these, 16 were positive burglaries, five attempted burglaries, and 3 muggings (100% increase in muggings) […]

Atlas Security‘s Fast Response in Uitenhage Prevents A Potential Crime

Our control room received an alarm activation from a popular food market in Uitenhage. Given the high crime rate in Uitenhage at the moment, our Armed Response Officer immediately reacted and saw an intruder who had gained entry to the property and was found at the offload area of the business. The synergy between our […]

Monty’s Crime Report: close the gap!

Monty’s Crime Report: close the gap! Criminals thrive on loopholes – there are measures that they will take to override your system. Alas Security is well aware of how an intruder will possibly try everything to gain access to your property. Monty Montgomery, Atlas Security Operations Manager says “Burglars get into a premises, crawl around on […]

Attempted Rape – Suspect Arrested!

Our control room was alerted via social media of loud screams for help in Uitenhage. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer arrived on the scene where the victim had described a terrifying ordeal that a male had threatened them with a knife, pushed the victim to the ground and demand the victim removed their clothing. The […]

Another Successful Arrest In Port Alfred After A Joint Effort!

Earlier this morning Atlas Security received a positive activation from a client’s home in Station Hill. Atlas Security arrived on site and immediately noticed signs of forced entry. Atlas Security back-up vehicles in the area were notified, our control room also made contact with the K-9 Unit to assist in the search for the suspect/s […]

Pinelands – 18 Months Of Love

Pinelands, still being a fairly new suburb, experienced a high rate of break-ins during 2016 and 2017. It was noted that it could have been as a result of movement in the area, construction and homes that weren’t equipped yet with the necessary security systems in place, this made the area vulnerable. In November 2017, […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Brutal armed robberies riddle our city!

Monty’s Crime Report: Brutal armed robberies riddle our city! Monty Montgomery, Atlas Operations Manager, reported that business premises are still the most targeted at the moment. Security guards at business premises are always at risk, ensure that they are equipped with a panic button and abide by all the security rules in place. Due to the […]

Trending Intrusions: 5.2% increase in reported incidents.

Today we report on statistic from 26 April – 1 May 2019.   This week, commercial properties suffered 53% of the incidents during this period. In total 38 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 16 were positive burglaries, five attempted burglaries, and four armed robberies (100% increase). The most reported incidents occurred on […]

CCTV Footage Assists In Arrest!

Our Port Alfred control room received a call from an owner of a popular supermarket store that he had evidence on CCTV of a suspect attempting to steal property from the building. It was ascertained that the suspect had caused malicious damage to the property as well. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B203 with the […]

Atlas Security Signage Replacement

It’s incredibly important to ensure your alarm is in a good working condition, this allows us to receive signals from your home in the event of an alarm activation. If your alarm is old or you require an update, please click here and we will have a consultant contact you. Atlas Security also needs to […]

MAY 2019 CRIME SNAPSHOTS

31 MAY 2019 FRIDAY 02:40 UITENHAGE. A residence in Oleander Avenue was burgled; the suspects forced the wooden sliding door open. The suspects stole a 55 inch plasma TV, two Samsung cellphones and a laptop. 13:08 UITENHAGE. A medical was reported in Wistaria Street; a male who was 62 years old, passed away from a […]

Strong Force By Atlas Security Leads To The Arrest Of A Running Suspect!

Atlas Security’s Port Alfred Control Room notified our Armed Response team that a client had contacted us and needed assistance in Becker Street. The client had informed us that a suspect was in their yard, broke into their flatlet and also attempted to break-in to the main home. Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B3, using […]

Vigilant Atlas Security DPS Officer Recovers Stolen Vehicle

During his patrol at the early hours of this morning, Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B54, notified our control room of an abandoned vehicle in the bushes of Norland Crescent, Brymore. After inspecting the vehicle, he did notice that there was no damage to the vehicle. He immediately gave the registration details to our control […]

Suspect caught red handed in Sherwood Home!

Suspect caught red handed in Sherwood Home! Atlas Security’s Control Room received a burglary signal from a clients home in Sherwood. Armed Response Officer B25 was dispatched and arrived at the house, he did however notice that there was a suspect in the house and called for back up, Atlas Security Armed Response Officer B111 […]

Walmer South Community Meeting

With the recent increase of criminal activity in Walmer Heights, Atlas Security would like to invite ALL residents from the area to join Atlas Security as we discussed the way forward, and how to safeguard our area again!

Monty’s Crime Report: Team work makes the dream work!

Despite the heavy rainfall, we were still on top of things the past few days. The Easter weekend was made up of successful arrests and recoveries of many stolen goods. Good team effort was played off by Atlas Security and the Police which lead to positive arrests in the Metro. CLICK HERE to read about […]

Trending Intrusions: Copper thieves trade by night.

Today we report on statistic from 19 – 25 April 2019.   This week, residential properties suffered 55% of the incidents over the past week. In total 36 incidents were reported to Atlas Security during the period in question. Of these, 19 were positive burglaries, three attempted burglaries, and six theft incidents. The most reported […]

Atlas Security Makes 6th Arrest in Walmer In One Week!

Atlas Security Makes 6th Arrest in Walmer In One Week! At 22:29 on Wednesday the 24th April, our Control Room received a silent panic signal from a premises situated inside a shopping complex in Walmer. 8 suspects kicked in a side door at the main entrance of the shopping centre and entered. They ran to […]

Atlas Security Is In The Process Of Installing The First CCTV Pole In Theescombe

Atlas Security is happy to announce that the first installation and expansion of our CCTV infrastructure has begun in Theescombe. This will provide our valued clients in the area with an additional layer of protection. Atlas Security firmly believes in investing in technological resources to ensure that it’s services are always cutting edge, this also […]

Easter Weekend – What Happened?

Easter weekend traditionally has security companies, home owners and retailers on high alert, as criminals normally use this time to attack, from Armed Robberies, house break-ins and general opportunistic crime. Year-on-year police crime statistics from the period March/April 2016-2017 to March/April 2017-2018, there was a 16% increase in attacks on retailers nationwide. Gauteng had the […]

Success Arrest Of 3 In Glenhurd

Successful arrest of 3 in Glenhurd! Earlier today Atlas Security received a positive activation from a client’s home in Glenhurd. The client’s were away for the long weekend and a keyholder met our Armed Response Officers on site. Signs of a forced entry were immediately noticed as well as missing electronics in the home. Atlas […]

Three Arrested after business robbery in Walmer!

Three Arrested after business robbery in Walmer! This afternoon Atlas Security Armed Response Officers, while on patrol in the Walmer area spotted 3 individuals running across a parking lot. One of the individuals had a firearm and they appeared to be running away from something. The Armed Response Officers immediately approached them and suspected that […]

Trending Intrusions: stay safe and have an EGGcellent Easter weekend.

Today we report on statistic from 13 – 18 April 2019.   This week, residential properties suffered 55% of the incidents over the past week. In total 45 incidents were reported to Atlas Security during the period in question. Of these, 14 were positive burglaries, seven attempted burglaries, two armed robberies and four positive theft […]

Monty’s Crime Report: Be wary, not every Bunny that jumps into your yard is a good one.

Monty’s Crime Report: Be wary, not every Bunn