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Many people spend almost as much time at work as they do at home.  Their offices or cubicles have computers and files filled with valuable and confidential information and a crime there can be very costly.

Here is a list of ways you can help keep your business safe:

  • Use deadbolt locks on all the doors and install an alarm system
  • Update the business’ contact information with the Sheriff’s Office so that if we need to contact the owner, we can reach you
  • Create backups of any important data on your computers and store it in password protected areas
  • Monitor your bank and credit card statements to prevent identity theft
  • Install motion sensors on outdoor lighting

If you see anyone hanging around closed businesses or acting suspiciously, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300 or 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.

Did you know…
The Crime Prevention Section can provide businesses and organizations training in such areas as Workplace Violence, Violent Situational Management, Personal Safety for Management and Employees, and various money management issues. In addition, businesses can have a complete vulnerability assesment done for their company, to aid in managing safety and security issues.