SWAKOPMUND, Sept. 24 – We, the residents of the International Holiday Resort Town of Swakopmund ask that you assist us in safeguarding our communities to ensure a prosperous and crime free future for all Swakopmunders and visitors to our town.
We ask that our high crime areas and tourist landmarks are patrolled by visible, uniformed police and security guards to ensure the safety of our tourists and residents. We ask that those employed to protect us work together to ensure our safety. This includes all National Police Services, Security Companies, Guarding Services, Neighbourhood Watches, Peace Officers, Reservists and Task Force Members. We ask that a centralised control centre be established with one contact number to be used in case of an emergency or to report a crime or suspicious behaviour. When all those who are sanctioned to protect us work together, in co-operation and unity, we shall have a much safer town for our Elderly, for our Residents, for our Children and Future Generations. Tourism is one of our main forms of income and we cannot afford to lose but one.
Of each other, our fellow Swakopmunders, we ask that we stand together, in unity, as One Town, One Swakopmund, One People, neighbour next to neighbour, in solidarity, to end crime once and for all. We all have eyes and ears. We all see and hear things. It is time we stop casting a blind eye on injustice. Our walls get higher, our dogs get more vicious and soon we will no longer even speak to each other. We are all human beings, being human, together. Let us now, fellow Swakopmunders, show each other how much we care. Together we the people of Swakopmund can create a prosperous and safe town for everyone. It is OUR choice to do so. As much as we ask our Law Enforcement agencies to look after us, we also ask each other to take care of each other.
Let us all Unite in Freedom, in Peace, in Love. – Clinton Lang
NB*The views expressed by Clinton Lang are done so in his personal capacity and do not reflect the views of Namibia Daily News, but are his personal opinions.
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