Hout Bay goes hi-tech on crime

Residents hook up on app to monitor and track wrongdoing

04 August 2019 - 00:00 By BOBBY JORDAN

It could easily have gone unnoticed — a woman’s scream somewhere above Sandy Bay.

The sound reached a dog-walker. He called the Hout Bay community crime ops room. An alert went out on Buzzer, a free mobile app similar to a system used by Israeli police. The hunt began...

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