GAC Crowd Management QRF (Quick Reaction Force) team was deployed on the 22/05/2020 on short notice. Within a few hours, the matter on-hand was settled calmly and swiftly.
With South-Africa having one of the highest rates of industrial and civil unrest actions and its strikes being well known for its violence, it must be in every business’s need to be properly prepared for these types of unrest that occur more frequently nowadays.
Mass actions can not only financially damage any company with regards to property damage, personal injury and production loss, but can also cause serious damage to an established brand and the way the public perceive that brand globally
– Strong formations display a professional well-organized appearance –
The use of force, including non-lethal force, is our last resort. Instead of trying to “beat” the rioters in battle, we calmed the crowd and dispersed them by using non-invasive, non- lethal organized force.
– LET US PROTECT WHAT IS YOURS –
GAC together with SAPS POP (Public Order Police) and local CPF members were deployed to Kekana Gardens area for a Civil unrest period of 2 weeks.
Local community members illegally forced themselves on an occupied piece of land inside the game reserve to claim the land as their own. GAC Security officers and the SAPS POP unit ensured safe and secure access to the game reserve for all road users, employees, and guests.
The civil unrest was settled in a well-coordinated manner through negotiations with the local community members and tribal leaders.
As an end result, both the community members and tribal leaders left the game reserve in peace as negotiations were both satisfactory and calmly settled.