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STOREWATCH

STOREWATCH is a robbery prevention initiative developed by the Edmonton Police Service Robbery Section. It is designed to assist commercial business owners in protecting their employees, their property, and their customers from a robbery.

Storewatch Posters

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Oxy Contin Warning Sign

      

A policy to only bring in Oxy Contin on a special order basis will greatly reduce the risk of your pharmacy being robbed. The placement of the EPS No OxyContin poster is a great reminder to criminals that your pharmacy works closely with the police and that crime prevention measures are in place.

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STOREWATCH Program

Recent changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act state that “Employers must do everything reasonable to protect the health and safety of employees.” This means that employers must set up safe work practices at the work site and that they are followed. STOREWATCH can assist you in making your workplace safer.

Crime is least likely to occur in a location where the owners/staff are alert to the potential of crime and willing to work closely with police. The STOREWATCH program focuses on three requirements for official STOREWATCH membership status:

Through this collaborative effort, you can work towards “crime-proofing” your business using established and proven robbery prevention techniques while decreasing the chance of being a victim and increasing the solvability of a robbery at your location.