Press Releases

  • Special ops in Kempton Park results in 5 arrests

    In a concerted effort to clamp down on crime in Kempton Park the South African Police Services joined forces with Fidelity ADT’s special response unit and other private security companies to conduct a crime prevention operation in the Kempton Park CBD on 11 October. The team did stop and searches of individuals and premises. Five suspects were arrested for not

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  • Money raised at fun run used to repair roof at children’s home

    The recent fun run hosted by Fidelity ADT at Driehoek High School raised over R12 000 that will be used primarily to repair the roof of Gemma House, a children’s home in Vereeniging. “We first got involved with Gemma House through a community day we hosted in Deneysville,” says Elizna Schulz from Fidelity ADT. “We supplied them with a free security

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  • Great support for 25-hour crack down on crime

    The 25-hour crack down on crime on 6 October was truly an example of community involvement and support from the SAPS and private security companies, says Linda Goodenough, Community Development Manager for Fidelity ADT.  “The day started at 7:00 at the Brackendowns SAPS police station with some good music and everyone enthusiastically signing in for the big day,” she says.

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  • GATE MOTOR THEFT ON THE INCREASE IN ALBERTON AREA?

    Several incidents of gate motor theft in the Alberton and surrounding areas has led Fidelity ADT’s Community Development Manager, Linda Goodenough, to issue a warning to residents to seriously consider increasing their security measures on gates and motors. Goodenough says that there is a thriving black market for gate motor parts. “Stolen gate motors are either stripped down and its various components

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  • A helping hand when you need it most

    Good Samaritans are often few and far between these days but on the Thursday 20 September, one was clearly on duty in the form of Fidelity ADT Reaction Officer Good-Lord Radebe. Reaction Officer Radebe was on an early morning routine patrol driving along Highway 59 between Sasolburg and Vereeniging when he saw a car lose control and roll as it

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  • Thieves caught stealing aluminium bars in Gallo Manor

    Fidelity ADT Reaction Officer Parkson Dube was patrolling along Daffodil Road in Gallo Manor on 25 September at around (TIME), when he saw two suspects walking along carrying several new aluminium bars. He called for back-up and Reaction Officer Boniface Ngwenya arrived to assist. Together they went to a residence in Lotus Street where there was often a truck parked

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  • Considering a home revamp? Stay safe

    With the holiday season around the corner, many people have already started working through their revamp or repairs list before businesses shut down over December. “Many residents are bringing in cleaning services and contractors to complete repairs before the holiday season hits. Opening your house to contractors can definitely expose you to risk,” says Charnel Hattingh, National marketing and communications

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  • Late night arrest in Helderkruin

    When Fidelity ADT received an alarm activation from a property in Newart Street, Helderkruin, just before 22:00, Reaction Officer Takalani Tshitangano was dispatched to the scene. “As I arrived, I saw a young male suspect inside the garage holding a hammer. I ordered him to drop the hammer which he did and I proceeded to apprehend him,” reports the Officer.

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  • Mr ADT and SAPS shares safety tips with pre-school kids

    It was a morning of excitement and learning at three Pre-Schools in the South Rand on 25 September when Mr ADT (Darin McDowell) , Linda Goodenough, Community Development Manager for Fidelity ADT and Sergeant Nkuna from the Alberton SAPS came to visit the children. “The shows at De Little Stars, The colourful Rainbow crèche and Tiny Tots in Alberton were

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  • The safest golf game ever!

    With Fidelity ADT’s special response unit set up at hole 2 of the Kempton Park Golf Spring Invitational on 19 September, the 150 players probably had their safest game ever. Renee Basson, Community Development Manager, Fidelity ADT, says the club has a close relationship with the Fidelity ADT armed response officers and the ops team, as their daily Kempton Park

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  • Safety tips for outdoor training

    The warmer weather means many of us will be heading outdoors, to train and shake off those excess winter kilos. Whether you are doing it purely for personal health reasons or if you are setting your sights on that next marathon, it is important to make personal safety part of your training regime. “Staying safe while exercising outdoors is easy.

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  • 25 hours of dedicated crime busting

    25 hours of dedicated crime busting   On Saturday, 6 October 2018, the Brackendowns SAPS Police Station, Brackendowns CPF Patrollers and local private security companies in the area will be joining forces to embark on a 25 hour crackdown on crime in the area. Linda Goodenough, Community Development Manager for Fidelity ADT says there is no doubt that community engagement

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