Department to Host Business Crime Prevention Seminar

Thursday, November 08, 2012


Keep your business YOUR business – don’t give criminals a chance!  The Virginia Beach Police Department will be hosting a Business pre-holiday Crime Prevention Seminar for Virginia Beach businesses on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The seminar will be held in the auditorium of the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard, in Virginia Beach.


Topics discussed include:


Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

How to prevent holiday crime at your business

Robbery Prevention

Personal Safety

Recommended Opening & Closing Procedures

Recognizing Suspicious Behavior

What to do if you become a Victim


The seminar is free and open to the public.  If you plan to attend, or require further information about the seminar, please contact the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit at 385-1324.  


This is one of the many efforts of the Department’s Crime Prevention Unit and the Detective Bureau reaching out to the business community to make Virginia Beach a safer place to work and live.