Crime Free Business is designed to reduce crime in and around retail and service businesses and provide a safe work environment for employees, customers and employers, all while increasing your bottom line.
Crime Free Business gives retail and service establishments proven strategies to reduce the likelihood of being robbed and becoming a victim of other crimes. By implementing Crime Free Business strategies, retail and service businesses have reduced robberies by up to 45% and other violent crimes like assaults and batteries to employees by nearly 30%.
There are three phases to becoming certified as a Crime Free Business:
Crime Free Business is free to all businesses located in the City of San Leandro.
Businesses participating in Crime Free Business say the training has added a lot to what they knew about protecting their businesses and employees from crime and that making changes in their businesses would not be difficult. The training has also motivated them to make the necessary changes to become Crime Free certified.
Officer Kerri Kovach