Sgt Jeff Sheils tweets for the Cobourg Police Service Sgt Jeff Sheils posts content for the Cobourg Police Service

 

News
Armed Robbery
Armed Robbery
Officers of the Cobourg Police Service responded to a report of an armed robbery at E.B. Games, 73 Strathy Road at about 5P.M. On ...Full Story
Sunday, August 4
Man Arrested for Theft
On August 21, 2019, at approximately 12:45 pm, police responded to a business in the downtown core once receiving a complaint of an after the fact ...Full Story
Thursday, August 22
Woman Arrested for Theft
At approximately 09:10 am on August 21, police responded to residential address in the downtown core after receiving a report of a theft from a motor ...Full Story
Thursday, August 22

Tips for Business

Are you interested in an environmental scan of your business property that is provided free of charge?

Please follow this link to request an inspection by a member Property Safety

To minimize the chance of your business being robbed:

1. Keep windows clear of signage for better visibility.
2. Keep clutter away from front windows.
3. Make sure the cash register area can be seen from the street or the outside.
4. Raise the cash register so patrons have to look up at the teller.
5. Keep the cash register locked when not ringing in a sale and/or away from the till.
6. Aisles should be low enough to see over.
7. Install video cameras to monitor all areas of the business.
8. Greet and make eye contact with all customers who enter your premises.
9. Be aware of people watching the business or loitering outside.
10. Inform police of suspicious people or vehicles.
11. Make deposits often and vary routes and times when making them. Install a drop safe, if possible.
12. Place a "limited Cash on Hand” decal on the window of the business.
13. At night, ensure interior and exterior areas are well lit, replacing burnt out bulbs immediately.
14. Ensure that all staff is aware of policies and procedures regarding safe practices.