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.
Surveillance cameras can serve as a big deterrent to crime. Be sure these are activated and in plain view at all times.
Know what to do in case of an emergency. Fire exits and evacuation routes should be clearly marked. Fire extinguishers and medical kits should be well-stocked and checked regularly. 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.
If you are ever the victim of a robbery, comply. Give up your money or your merchandise—don’t give up your life.
our 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
Information Desk: (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.