Crime Prevention Tip of the Week – Businesses

Hanover Police have been receiving multiple reports of local businesses being broken into during overnight hours. Police have compiled the following tips for business owners to mitigate such entries. 1) Remove valuables from storefronts to help reduce smash-and-grab thefts 2) Remove money from the premises each night and post this policy in a viewable area 3) Install an alarm and video monitoring system 4) Install latch guards on doors to prevent prying 5) Keep some lighting on overnight 6) Remove items from exterior of property that can aid a person in gaining access (i.e. bricks, ladders, metal piping, etc.).

By following these tips, you can better protect your property.