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Business Watch program can help protect your business from vandalism
Burglary and vandalism is typically committed in areas that cannot be observed by others and during evening hours. Business Watch programs, similar to Neighborhood Watch groups, seek to reduce commercial crime and fear of crime for both business owners and their clientele.
To get started, contact your local Chamber of Commerce. They can give you information on The Small Business Crime Prevention Guide, published by the Texas Department of Insurance, offers the following ideas to help business owners prevent crime:
If there is a Business Watch sign posted in your area, do you know if the group is still active? By revitalizing the Business Watch Program, you can take steps to reduce the possibility of criminal activity in your area.You can also learn more about protecting your club from burglary by reading Crime prevention through environmental design in Markel’s risk management library found at markelinsurance.com.
The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.