City offers reward to catch cop killers

Julian Davidson, 30, was show and killed in Lower Crossroads.

The City of Cape Town is offering a R50 000 reward for information relating to the murder of law enforcement officer Julian Davidson, 30, from Colorado Park.

He was shot dead in Lower Crossroads, after 9pm, on Friday August 5.

Officer Davidson was sitting in a marked law enforcement vehicle, waiting for a colleague, when shots were fired through the side window of the vehicle.

The City conveyed its deepest condolences to the family.

Wayne Le Roux, acting executive director for safety and security, said: “We will assist them in any way possible through this very difficult time.”

He said the Hawks were investigating the murder and were calling on the public to come forward with information and hold the perpetrators responsible.

Officer Davidson is survived by his parents, wife, son, 9, and six-month old daughter

JP Smith, the City’s mayoral committee member for safety and security, told the Plainsman Officer Davidson had joined law enforcement in 2012, where he met his wife, who is also an officer.

A memorial service will be held at Colorado Park community hall tomorrow, Thursday August 11, at 12pm.