Bigger than the army: South Africa’s private security forces

Manned by a pair of trained officers, a large private…

Manned by a pair of trained officers, a large private security jeep moves slowly past the high walls lining a residential street in the suburbs of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Heavily armed and alert, the officers scan the designated area, looking for any suspicious activity.

They work for CSS Tactical, a private security company hired by local residents to patrol their area and protect them from any potential criminals.

“To be proactive, we need to be noticed,” says Ricky Croock, managing director of CSS Tactical. “We need people to say ‘hold on, there is a dedicated tactical vehicle.’

Read the rest of Victoria Eastwood report at CNN

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  • Grant

    If South Africa ever gets invaded, I’m calling ADT! 😉