What's Up Now: RCMP Release

Date: September 1, 2021Share

RCMP Crime Prevention Theme for September is Business Break and Enter

Pre COVID, in 2019, there were over 5,500 Break and Enters to businesses in Alberta. The three highest months for Break and Enters to businesses were:

St. Albert RCMP want to educate business owners while keeping in mind the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). CPTED is a crime prevention theory focusing on tactical design and the effective use of the built environment, which when applied, reduces both crime and the fear of crime.

Tips for protecting your business:St. Albert RCMP also want to provide some ATM safety measures to business owners, if applicable, as ATM machines are sought-after in business break & enters:St. Albert RCMP encourage the public and business owners to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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