Saturday, July 2, 2016

INTO THE NIGHT

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TIME FOR ANSWERS

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Fight Crime Gaborone

Fight Crime Gaborone

THE POLICE CAN’T AFFORD NOT TO AFFORD

If you live in Gaborone or any of it ‘suburb’ villages you have almost certainly seen the Police’s beautiful state-of-the-art helicopter whirling around town...

We Are On Our Own

Festive Season is upon us again. As we prepare to spend time celebrating the end of the year with our friends and loved ones...

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR-PART 3

The amount of break-ins is escalating. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to make your home as criminal proof aspossible.Last week we...

HELP YOURSELF-PART FOUR

Over the last several weeks we have discussed simple, low cost tips to make yourself, your family and your property safer. We have given...

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR

The amount of break-ins is escalating. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to make your home as criminal proof as possible. Last...

FIGHT CRIME GABORONE

This week we continue our series of “Do Yourself a Favor’ tips –Let’s talk about your home. You owe it to yourself and your family...

HELPING EACH OTHER OUT

Over the last few weeks there has been some success stories in Gaborone regarding catching criminals. All of them because of good Samaritans and people...

FIGHT CRIME

Over the last few weeks there has been some success stories in Gaborone regarding catching criminals. All of them because of good Samaritans and people...

FIGHT BOTSWANA

Over the last few weeks there has been some success stories in Gaborone regarding catching criminals. All of them becauseof good Samaritans and people...

FIGHT CRIME

MOVIES & JUICE The Police seem to have come up with a new brilliant plan to curb thecrime wave and caputure the criminals that are...

PAYING TWICE

Lets begin by shifting our points of view. We need to start looking atthe crime problem as consumers and look at the police as...

Fighting Firearms with…What Exactly?

There is another worrying trend rising with the crime epidemic - the use of guns by criminals.

For those of you that have not yet...

The Answers are Simple

As I spoke about in last week’s column the time has come to, as concerned citizens, ask some questions of authorities and the systems...

Beginning to Find Proof in the Pudding

It is time to start asking some harsh questions regards the Botswana Police and what its purpose as a division of government is. This...

Pressure to Prioritize

During the past two weeks I have spoken to two different people who have mentioned that they have now been the victim of crime...

Taking Back Kgale – Re Mmogo!

Well, we did it. Last Sunday more than 230 concerned and determined citizens climbed up Kgale hill and raised the Fight Crime in Gaborone...

Marching for Change

On Sunday we begin to make a public stand against the crime epidemic plaguing Gaborone.  On Sunday we gather as a community and let...

The March on Kgale Hill

Kgale Hill is the face that greets us as we return to Gaborone from almost anywhere. As you drive wearily back from the cattle...

The Kids Are Not Alright

According to reports posted on the Fight Crime Gaborone Facebook group last week, there has been a rash of crime affecting students attending Gaborone...

On Patrol

On June 23rd Police Commissioner Thebeyame Tsimako spoke to the Gaborone City Council about the growing crime epidemic. The Commissioner told the members of...

Gathering The Voices

Over the last several weeks as we have begun developing this space we have shared some of our specific concerns and highlighted trends of...

Validating the Myth

Over the last several weeks the people of Gaborone have been victims of criminals preventing their vehicles from locking by using devices (usually disguised...

An All Too Typical…

The Mberengo’s are a sweet, hard-working family – both parents are special needs teachers.  One night in late November of last year, they and...

What All This Crime Will Cost You

  Crime always has its costs. However, the worse the problem gets and the longer it is allowed to go on the more expensive and...

PICTURING THE NUMBERS

Last year, the Fight Crime in Gaborone group conducted a survey to begin to understand just how bad the crime problem had become. The...

An Itroduction

Over the last eight years Botswana has gone from a nearly crimeless utopia to a place where there is a constant fear of violent...

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