With a goal of Crime Prevention to reduce theft or robbery, the Hamilton Police Service is asking local pharmacies to audit their narcotic dispensing methods and security procedures.
There are a number of steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.
- Ensure that your building surveillance systems are functioning and operating correctly.
- Be cognizant of surrounding parking lots for occupied vehicles which are present for long periods of time.
- Be cognizant of person(s) that are lingering in the store.
- Be aware of people without prescriptions asking about store policies and procedures regarding narcotics.
If your business would like further crime prevention information or a free commercial safeguard audit, please call the Hamilton Police Service, Crime Prevention Branch at 905-546-4900.
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