Business Crime Direct

Welcome to Business Crime Direct. We are an independent non-profit making team located within the Security Industry. We are in a unique position to help all businesses to PREVENT crime, REDUCE the fear of crime and RESTORE public confidence. We do this by:

  • offering free and independent crime prevention and reduction advice
  • setting up Crime Alert schemes to encourage businesses to work together and communicate to combat crime.

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Crime Alerts

What is a Crime Alert?

Crime and Disorder have a negative effect on businesses. This leads to:

  • loss of customers by day and night leading to reduced profits
  • loss of investment, leading to empty shops
  • less choice for customers
  • less employment opportunities
  • less attractive shopping areas and poorly maintained streets
  • less busy streets leads to people feeling unsafe
  • difficulties for businesses in obtaining affordable insurance
  • downturn for the local economy and community
A Crime Alert scheme is a crime reduction initiative which brings businesses together with partner agencies to tackle crime and disorder.
A Crime Alert scheme comprises of one or more of the following crime reduction activities:
  • Data Sharing Agreement with the local Police.
  • Radio network linking businesses together
  • Ringmaster automatic information circulation system
  • Photographs Albums and Intelligence sharing (following completion of a signed agreement)
  • Services of a Crime Reduction Manager
  • Exclusion and banning orders
  • Data Sharing Agreements

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