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Department of Community Safety to launch K9 unit in Hermanus

17 June 2021

Department of Community Safety to launch K9 unit in Hermanus, Overstrand Municipality

On Friday, the Department of Community Safety, will launch the newly trained and deployed Overberg District K9 unit. The unit has been specifically trained to assist law enforcement operations in combating illicit narcotics and illegal poaching of marine resources.

The Department of Community Safety has provided funding for the unit to assist towards the implementation of safety plans in the region. Two units have already been deployed and launched in the City of Cape Town and West Coast municipalities respectively.

Date: Friday, 17 June 2021                      

Time: 11:00 – 13:30

Location: Grotto Beach & Nautilis Site – Hermanus

All Covid 19 protocols will be observed.

Media Enquiries: 

Wade Seale
Tel: 021 483 6326
Cell: 072 889 8122
Email: Wade.Seale@westerncape.gov.za