Robbery and violence prevention in small retail businesses.
Chronister-T; Oxnard-PD; Casteel-C; Peek-Asa-C; Amandus-H; Hartley-D
Police Chief 2009 Oct; LXXVI(10):36-38,40-42
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.
Law-enforcement-workers; Police-officers; Retail-workers; Injury-prevention; Surveillance
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