Two SaBA Days planned for March
The NBCC will be supporting two Safer Business Action (SaBA) Days in March, the first of many planned for 2023.
Avon and Somerset Police are holding the first SaBA Day in Bristol on the 8th March. The day will focus on the Broadmead Business Improvement District (BID) area and Cabot Circus. The BID team will be supporting the event throughout, allowing temporary access to DISC which is their crime information system. (this will be subject to DPA forms being signed in advance).
Extra resources from Avon and Somerset Police, private security companies, and retailers will be working in the area looking for prolific offenders, individuals who commit anti-social behaviour, and assisting any vulnerable people found.
The second SaBA Day is being organised by the City of London Police on the 23rd March involving a range of operational activity.
There will be vehicle check points with a focus on road safety, engagement and ANPR targeting of vehicles with crime markers.
Two engagement hubs will be set up, one at New Change and one at Cheapside where officers will engage with the public to raise awareness of crime prevention. Officers will visit businesses in the area making contact with security and management to build new contacts and relationships.
Specialist officers from the Cyber Griffin team will meet with key individuals from business community to provide crime prevention advice and create new opportunities for joint working. There will also be a focus on anti-social behaviour issues raised by the business community.
Police officers will target offenders for arrest with a focus on business crime, burglary and retail crime. And there will be patrols to licensed premises to engage with the public and door staff and management in the night time economy.
The NBCC team will be supporting both days and will be active on social media promoting the days.
To find out how you can host a SaBA Day in your area check out the SaBA Days section on our webiste: