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September Insights and Solutions for a Safer Durban

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Blue Security Blog, Business Security, Community Security

In September, We continued its unwavering commitment to safeguarding the Durban community, analyzing a total of 535 reported incidents. This data provides us with crucial insights into the evolving security landscape, enabling us to tailor our strategies and ensure the utmost safety for our community members.

Key Statistics for September

Armed Robbery:

September saw 21 reported cases of armed robbery, making up 3.93% of the total incidents. While these incidents are concerning, our proactive measures and community engagement have played a pivotal role in managing and addressing such threats.


Burglaries remained a significant concern, with 115 cases accounting for 21.5% of the total incidents. Our team is continuously working on enhancing preventive measures and rapid response to these incidents.

Common Theft:

Common theft incidents were notably high, with 143 reported cases, representing 26.73% of the total. These thefts, ranging from personal belongings to more significant assets, underscore the importance of community vigilance and awareness.


Trespassing incidents, including unlawful entries into properties, accounted for 100 cases or 18.69% of the total. Our focus remains on monitoring and addressing such incidents promptly to ensure the privacy and security of residents and businesses.

Timing and Location Insights:

  • Daytime Incidents (56.82%): The majority of incidents occurred during the day, with a significant 26.92% taking place between 6 am and 12 pm. This trend highlights the need for heightened security awareness during daytime hours.

  • Nighttime Incidents (43.18%): Night remains a time of vulnerability, with 43.18% of incidents occurring under the cover of darkness. Enhanced security measures during nighttime are crucial to counter potential threats effectively.

  • Incident Rate by Day: Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays witnessed the highest average incident rates, with 16.45%, 16.07%, and 15.51% respectively. Understanding these patterns allows us to allocate resources more effectively on these days..

  • Operational Metrics: In September, our advanced security systems received a total of 175,915 alarm signals and 107,919 CCTV alerts. Our dedicated patrol teams covered an impressive distance of 611,866 km, ensuring a constant presence and rapid response capability.

As we move forward, our dedication to the safety and well-being of the Durban community remains steadfast. We encourage everyone to stay informed, remain vigilant, and collaborate with us in creating a secure environment for all.

For any security-related inquiries or assistance, please visit our website at https://bluesecurity.co.za.

Note: The statistics and information mentioned in this article are based on incidents reported to Blue Security in September 2023. The numbers offer an overview of the prevailing trends and patterns.

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