~The SACNS News Service: Fairland and Northcliff: safest parts of Gauteng Province. http://t.co/UPLaryjOdT pic.twitter.com/bS5axOSpK8— Marc Evan Aupiais (@SACNSNew) February 12, 2014
ABOVE: A police vehicle parked at the community policing forum event. The photographer notes the reflective marking.
Police, speaking via a high ranking official, a Brigadier, from Johannesburg, confirmed to a community policing forum Tuesday, held for residents of Fairland, Johannesburg, that the Fairland policing district, and Northcliff, remain the safest areas of Gauteng Province. Police and counsellors answered extensive questions from community members on a variety of safety and security matters. Police, via a high ranking official confirmed that hundreds of police officers yearly are caught by the applicable branch for corruption, and stated that the South African Police Service currently have about 200 000 members. Police also confirmed that there is no gang activity in Fairland whatsoever. A SACNS journalist was present during the meeting between police and the community.