Melville Security Initiative (MSI) (part of the Melville Residents Association) finally recovers its money from the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB)

In 2012/2013 the managing agent of the MSI, a registered estate agent with the EAAB, misappropriated a portion of the residents’ funds held in their EAAB Trust account. The MSI submitted a claim to the EAAB in 2013 and followed all the requirements of the Estate Agency Affairs Act in order to recover the stolen funds. After completing all the requirements (including taking the previous managing agent to court) in late […]


Melville Security Initiative: Progress continues!

Here’s some info you should know: Over the past 6 weeks, our security teams have been hard at work. Red Surveillance and Beagle Watch have combined to deliver:  3 Arrests driven by our License Plate Recognition System 2 Arrests relating to the theft of property 6 Post Event Analysis Reports which were handed over to the Brixton SAPS to assist with the prosecution of criminals We’ll continue to provide you […]


Melville Public Space Cameras Uptime - August 2018

Melville Security Initiative – Camera Uptime for August 2018    


Melville Security Initiative: Crime Log

The Melville Security Initiative is very concerned about the recent Melville crime events reported across various Social Media. We are working with the security suppliers who support the residents and businesses in Melville to establish a plan and to identify the reasons for the recent crime.   To assist us with information on all crime events, once you have reported the crime to relevant authorities and security companies, please could […]


Melville Security Initiative: AGM 2017

MSI AGM 2017 Notice RSVP via email at


Stolen vehicle recovered in Melville thanks to MSI Camera Solution

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


Melville Security Initiative: Hijacking of local Musician

Hijacking on Friday morning of local musician Vusi Nova. As per the Melville Security Initiative: “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 […]


Melville Security Initiative: Security Provider Changes

“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 completes installation of all cameras (Phase 1)

The latest update by the Melville Security Initiative is that they have completed the installation of all 76 cameras for phase 1 in Melville. 30 of those cameras are currently active and monitored by CSS Tactical. Information about the impact of the camera solution as well as plans for the next phase will be released shortly. If you have not yet signed up to become a member of the MSI, […]


Melville Security Initiative's Camera update!

  We are very excited with the latest update by the Melville Security Initiative that they have installed 50 out of the 76 cameras, 18 of those are now live! Over the next few weeks the remaining cameras will be installed and we will see these cameras going live as the Fibre network expands. We can only make Melville a safer place by working together. If you have not yet […]