Business Watch Program

Through the Business Watch program, merchants learn crime prevention techniques to reduce opportunities for crime to occur in their businesses. The program also helps business owners become familiar with resources available from the City and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Learn more about the Business Watch Program (PDF).

The Business Watch program offers free training seminars to merchants and employees, conducted on-site or at a City facility upon request. Training topics include:

  • Building security
  • Burglary prevention
  • Check fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Detecting counterfeit currency
  • False identifications
  • Internal policy review
  • Merchandise display and layout
  • Personal safety
  • Robbery protocol
  • Shoplifting prevention
  • Workplace violence


To schedule a presentation or to learn more, contact Public Safety at 661-267-5170.

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