The Business Watch Program is a partnership between the Denver Police Department and local business owners to increase the security of businesses and reduce crime in the community at large.
Contact the Police Department at (720) 913-2000 for more information on the business crime watch program in your area, or how to start a program of your own.
Keep all areas used by patrons well-lighted to deter criminal activity.
Make sure that the main activities within your business can be clearly viewed from the street.
Check the parking lot for good lighting and unobstructed views.
Remember to change the computer security codes and door codes/combinations when an employee who had access to it is no longer employed by your business.
Deter vandalism and show pride in your community with "thorny" plants and vines.
Plan drills so that all employees know what to do in case of an emergency. Have different emergency plans in place for different types of emergencies.
Learn how to be a good witness. Take note of gender, ethnicity, age, height, weight, hair color and length, and description of clothes and shoes.
Your neighborhood police officers are committed to supporting businesses in protecting their establishments. Under the Nuisance Abatement law, a public nuisance is classified as any real property or vehicle where criminal activity occurs. The activity can include:
To report a public nuisance, call the police non-emergency line at (720) 913-2000.
Police Administration Building
1331 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: (720) 913-6010
Non-Emergency Line: (720) 913-2000
Dial 911 for Emergencies
If you have information about suspects, or wish to remain anonymous, please call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867) or click link above.