As stores fully reopen over the next few weeks criminals will look to exploit weaknesses in security so the Police would encourage all retail businesses to take this time to carry out their own crime risk assessments. If, having done so, further advice is considered necessary the Design Out Crime Officer (DOCO) can visit stores and discuss cost effective measures that will be appropriate, realistic and cost effective.
National stores will already have support and guidance but Independent stores can be individually assessed by our team. Contact us at the Hereford BID and we will delighted to help arrange this.
Click here for a guide produced by Lancashire Police which has been developed to share practical tips and advice on how the retail business sector can reduce the chances of becoming a victim of crime.