Keep Yourself & Your Business Safe

VBPD-NR:2011-128

Friday, September 09, 2011

The Virginia Beach Crime Prevention Steering Committee* will hold a public meeting to discuss how to keep yourself, your business and your employees safe.  The Steering Committee meets once a month and periodically offers blocks of crime prevention training for businesses.  The next session will focus on commercial robbery awareness and prevention.  A detective from the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Robbery Squad will present information on recognizing suspicious behavior, recommended opening and closing procedures, and ways to design your business to prevent crime from occurring.

This meeting is free and open to the public.  It will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 7 pm, at Plaza Middle School, KIVA 1 Room, 3080 South Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA. 

 

For further information on this or any other Crime Prevention program, please contact the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit at 385-1006. 

*The purpose of the Virginia Beach Crime Prevention Steering Committee is to educate citizens of this community as to responsibilities and roles in preventing and reducing crime; to encourage citizens to participate in crime prevention programs; to help identify crime problems and support community-based programs and address those problems, within the community; to improve communications between citizens, and the law enforcement community; and to work with and support police efforts and initiatives in crime prevention.

MPO Jimmy Barnes
Public Information Officer/Spokesperson
jfbarnes@vbgov.com
(757) 385-4097

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