Security call for bosses.BOSSES are being urged to set up security watchdog groups in Staffordshire business parks to protect their factories and offices against crime.
Under the initiative, business watch groups would operate like neighbourhood watch schemes, with families keeping an eye out for anything suspicious in their areas.
A business task force will run a drop-in security advice clinic at the Bridge Club, Whitebridge Industrial Estate in Stone, near Stafford, tomorrow from 10am-12.30pm.
Police and fire officers will offer advice on protecting business premises against crimes, including arson arson, at common law, the malicious and willful burning of the house of another. Originally, it was an offense against the security of habitation rather than against property rights. and burglary burglary, at common law, the breaking and entering of a dwelling house of another at night with the intent to commit a felony, whether the intent is carried out or not. .
Business watch encourages firms to look out for each other and report any suspicious activities by strangers.
"We hope that the drop-in will encourage businesses to work together to tackle crime," said task force chairman Simon Crofts. Latest CCTV CCTV
CCTV closed-circuit television security systems will be demonstrated at the event