MSI Cameras at work

Recovery of stolen vehicle in Melville thanks to Automated Number Plate Recognition.  


Hijacking on Friday morning of local musician Vusi Nova.

We all heard the terrible news of the hijacking and kidnapping of local resident and well known musician, Vusi Nova early hours Friday morning. The MSI immediately reached out to redSurveillance, our partner tasked with the offsite monitoring of our public space cameras. During the course of Friday, we supplied Col Ndlovu from Brixton SAPS with various leads, and followed up on information provided, supplying the corresponding video clips and […]


Melville Security Cameras in Action

MSI Cameras helps identify suspects  


CSS Tactical operated by Beagle Watch


Beagle Watch to purchase CSS Tactical

“CSS Tactical (CSS) and Beagle Watch Armed Response (Beagle Watch) are security service providers synonymous with the unrivalled delivery of proactive security services. Based on their successful approach to combatting crime, many communities have entrusted their safety to these security champions. This is the first communication in a series to keep you informed of developments affecting your area. Beagle Watch has entered into a contract with CSS which paves the […]


MSI Cameras: Footage Retrieval Process

MSI Cameras: Footage Retrieval Process


Liquor Licence Application: NCW Restaurant

We have been notified by the Melville Residents’ Association of a new liquor application by NCW Restaurant on Main Road.  They are have applied for a restaurant liquor licence. Fore more information about this application: NCW Restaurant Liquor Licence Application You are also welcome to contact the MRA via email at should you require more information.


URGENT NOTICE: MSI Member Debit Order Instruction

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION TO MSI MEMBERS!   Dear Members, As mentioned in our circular letter (, dated 29 September 2016, MidCity has been instructed by FNB to obtain new debit order instructions from all members as the original debit orders that were completed at Johnlee Admin are no longer considered to be valid. Due to the Reserve Bank regulations, FNB has now informed that MidCity may no longer utilize the original […]


Update: Melville Security Model

In light of the recent increase in crime incidents in Melville, the MSI is engaging with CSS to consider our overall security model and how we make it more effective. CSS has been kind enough to extend the second car we have (which is currently patrolling 9 hours a day) to 24 hours a day for 2 weeks free of charge.   Although this is a short term initiative, we […]


New MSI Structure & Camera effectiveness concerns

The MSI is currently raising our concerns (and the concerns of many residents) with CCS that the cameras have now been live for several weeks and we are still waiting for evidence of where they are starting to make a difference. We were also concerned with the recent emails from CSS showing how the cameras identified non-crimes and are pressing CSS to show us where they have successfully identified and […]