Crime & Report, What Citizens Can Do

Creating a safer South Africa isn’t a one-dimensional act. An integral part of the mission to decrease the country’s crime rate is the public reporting crimes or suspicious activities to their local police or to the South African Police Service. Filing these reports does more than aid investigation, it informs statistics, budget allocation and research. …

Misinformation Is A Dangerous Game

Vigilance is more than just watching your back, it requires making active choices to protect yourself and your loved ones. A key component of remaining vigilant and keeping safe is being cognisant of the validity and reliability of the information you consume. In a world of headlines, fake news is rampant and ultimately damaging.  Crime…

Holistic Security and Safety

South Africa’s crime rate is common knowledge, and all South Africans have had to adapt to living a life of vigilance – we’re in a constant state of high alert. Spottem was born in response to this reality and aims to provide another layer of security that empowers the public to take safety and security…

Remaining Vigilant During Lockdown

Remaining Vigilant During Lockdown   The country is under lockdown, but crime isn’t. Although there has been a significant drop in numbers across the board, as stated by Police Minister Bheki Cele, crime is still very much an unfortunate reality that South Africans face every day. Most alarmingly, domestic violence and child abuse cases have…