Melville Security Initiative / Melville Residents' Association AGM - Postponed

The National Coronavirus Command Council has decided to enforce a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday 26 March, ending on April 16th, 2020 therefor the AGM will be postponed until further notice.


Melville Security Initiative / Melville Residents' Association: Notice of General Meeting

MSI / MRA Notice of General Meeting – 28 March 2020 @ 10:00     Agenda: MSI Note 1 & 2 (click to download) Agenda: MRA Constitution: Proposed Amendments


Special Invite, visit the Beagle Watch Control room and enter the lucky draw!

Special Invite to all MSI Members – Come see the Beagle Watch Control Room on 27 February 2020


Melville Satellite Police Station project

The Melville Security Initiative (MSI) has agreed to support the Melville Satellite Police Station project with a donation of R100 000. This will come from reserves built up over the years and earmarked for security initiatives in Melville. The MSI will work with : the SAPS (South African Police Service), the MBA (Melville Business Association), the MRA (Melville Residents Association), the CPF (Community Policing Forum), the Ward Committee, and the APRA (Auckland […]


Invite to visit Beagle Watch Control Room

Special Invite to all MSI Members – Come see the Beagle Watch Control Room on 30 January 2020  



The Melville Residents’ Association (MRA) and Melville Security Initiative (MSI) express sincere condolences to friends and families of the people who died, and to the people who were injured in a senseless shooting incident at Poppy’s on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 7th Street early Wednesday morning. It is the intention of both the MRA and MSI to create a safe environment for everyone visiting, working and living in […]


Melville Traffic flow study to reduce crime

Dear MSI members   A group of concerned MSI (Melville Security Initiative) members has obtained a quote to do a traffic flow study to better understand the levers available to Melville Residents to be able to reduce crime.   The approximate cost of the study would be R300 000 and we are planning two information sessions this week to discuss the proposals.   The first session is planned for a […]


Recent Melville house break-ins, MSI Update

CCTV helps identify wanted vehicles connected to various house break-ins in Melville.    


Vumacam power audit in Melville

Vumacam needs to conduct a power audit of all existing cameras in Melville. Please see the letter below, should you have any concerns, please email them at |


Liquor & Land Use Non Compliance: Ideal Cafe, Capella & Stones Melville

The Melville Residents’ Association and specifically its MSI (Melville Security Initiative), Landuse and Liquor Portfolio committees require your urgent attention to escalate matters relating to public safety, health and safety, security, compliance to landuse bylaws and liquor laws in Melville.   This endeavour follows on the petition that more than 800 individuals signed for general by-law enforcement and which lead to a number of raids in Melville. However, the past […]