Brush up on safety at Man­ning fo­rum

Southern Gazette (Belmont) - - NEWS -

SOUTH Perth res­i­dents can at­tend a free com­mu­nity safety fo­rum at Man­ning Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Thurs­day to learn more about cy­ber safety, pre­vent­ing ve­hi­cle thefts and the coun­cil’s CCTV plan, and ask ques­tions.

Two WA Po­lice crime pre­ven­tion of­fi­cers will be among the speak­ers and Kens­ing­ton Po­lice of­fi­cerin-charge Glen Beros will dis­cuss com­mu­nity safety tips and the new policing model that came into ef­fect in July.

South Perth Mayor Sue Do­herty said the City was work­ing with Kens­ing­ton Po­lice to iden­tify lo­cal crime hot spots and was de­vel­op­ing an ac­tion plan on

It’s just about im­pos­si­ble to take a bad photo of our beau­ti­ful city sky­line from South Perth; there are so many great spots to shoot from – David Baylis, South­ern Gazette pho­tog­ra­pher

crime pre­ven­tion.

Other ini­tia­tives in­cluded light­ing up­grades, sig­nage and bol­lards.

“An ap­pli­ca­tion for Fed­eral Govern­ment fund­ing has been sub­mit­ted re­quest­ing as­sis­tance with the pur­chase of CCTV cam­eras for key ar­eas around the South Perth Fore­shore, Mill Point Road in South Perth, and Karawara,” she said. “The City re­cently pur­chased a mo­bile CCTV trailer that will soon be op­er­a­tional.”

The City of South Perth’s act­ing in­fra­struc­ture plan­ning co-or­di­na­tor Michelle Baker will dis­cuss the City’s CCTV plan, which is cur­rently be­ing pre­pared.

Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14 is #SnapPerth Day! Show us what’s so great about our lo­cal area by shar­ing a pic to In­sta­gram, Twit­ter or Face­book with the hash­tag #SnapPerth and you could have your snap fea­tured in print.

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