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Robbery and violence prevention in small retail businesses.

Authors
Chronister-T; Oxnard-PD; Casteel-C; Peek-Asa-C; Amandus-H; Hartley-D
Source
Police Chief 2009 Oct; LXXVI(10):36-38, 40
NIOSHTIC No.
20035973
Abstract
Police departments work with small businesses to seek methodologies to thwart crimes. In Oxnard, California, it was found that the most effective strategies to mitigate robberies and the resulting violence might be surprising because they are low in cost; easy to implement and sustain; do not require any special technological know-how to use; and, for the most part, are also good for the business. After arriving at this conclusion, the Oxnard Police Department joined forces with the occupational safety research community to find the answers.
Keywords
Law-enforcement-workers; Police-officers; Retail-workers; Injury-prevention; Surveillance
Publication Date
20091001
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
ccasteel@email.unc.edu
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
2010
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-200-2007-22288
Issue of Publication
10
ISSN
0032-2571
NIOSH Division
DSR
Priority Area
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
Source Name
Police Chief
State
WV; CA; NC
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