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BURGLARY PREVENTION

PHYSICAL SECURITY PREVENTION MEASURES

  • Reinforce glass doors and windows to reduce the possibility of "smash and grabs."

  • Employ the use of roll down security panels or screens over vulnerable glass doors.

  • Access control is essential for daytime security.

  • Keep a minimum of cash on the premises. Leave cash registers empty at night.

  • Move valuable merchandise and business equipment away from windows and doors during night hours.

  • Leave security lighting on at night. Directed and focused on vulnerable areas.

  • Change locks if keys are lost. Consider updating systems to access card that can easily change employee access or deactivate lost and/or stolen cards.

 

 
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