The crime risk factor has a direct correlation to the nature of the premises.
- Property open to the public operates at greater crime risk.
- Cash-based late-night businesses have greater crime risk.
- The nature of the premises may foresee the level of crime risk.
Podcast Time Stamps:
[01:40] – Business owners are reluctant to change the way they operate.
[01:58] – Quick fixes are like Bandaids that need to be reapplied often.
[03:00] – Major risk factor is the Nature of the Premises.
[03:37] – Examples of different business model effects on crime.
[04:56] – Each business type attracts a different type of customer.
[05:25] – The restaurant wants to add an entertainment and liquor license.
[06:55] – Banks offer different levels of risk after hours at ATMs.
[07:50] – Hotels lease out ballrooms for parties increases assault risk
[08:27] – Convenience store check-cashing increases robbery risk.
[08:52] – Parking lot use and risk vary through the course of the day.
[09:40] – Expected property use versus actual use.
[10:20] – Tweaking the nature of the premises and business.
[11:10] – Most apartment crime risks can be fixed in the office.
[12:05] – Summary of risk factors and an action plan.
[13:00] – Failure to correct the nature of the premises causes liability.
Crime Risk Factors
There are three primary crime risk factors that should be considered when designing a security plan for a business open to the public.
- Nature of the premises.
- Crime Demographics.
The property owner and business operator have the most control over the nature of the premises than any other risk factor.
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