On Tuesday 29 September, the South African Police Service is due to release its annual crime statistics for 2014/2015 at Parliament in Cape Town. Researchers from the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) are standing by to provide analysis and insights into the statistics and crime in South Africa.
To book radio and TV interviews please call or SMS:
- Anzet du Plessis: 083 557 2322, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jonathon Rees: 076 185 1827, email@example.com
Gareth Newham, head of the Governance, Crime and Justice division at the ISS will brief media on national and provincial crime trends on Tuesday 29 September during live interactive telephone briefings. Media are invited to record the briefings for broadcast use.
- 15h00 – 15h30: Analysis of national crime trends
- 16h00 – 16h30: Analysis of provincial crime trends
Dial 011 535 3600 and ask for the ISS Crime Stats Briefing.
Recordings of both calls will be available until Thursday 1 October. Dial 011 305 2030 and use code 39210 for the national analysis playback, and code 39211 for the provincial analysis playback.
The ISS is an African organisation that aims to enhance human security on the continent. It does independent and authoritative research, provides expert policy analysis and advice, and delivers practical training and technical assistance.