Business Security Info & Tips

Did you know?

Theft costs retailers $3.6 billion per year, according to the Retail Council of Canada.

The estimated cost of shoplifting is at least $200 per Canadian household annually.

According to a poll by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), 40% of Canadian businesses experienced a cyber-attack in 2018 and 10% of businesses were attacked 20 or more times. Of great concern is that 71% of businesses did not have a formal ‘patching’ policy to fix potential problems and guard from emerging and evolving threats.

Break and enter to businesses is one of the crimes we track as part of our CompStat process because it is a popular criminal activity among our local prolific offenders. Read more about how signal crimes and prolific offenders fit in to our crime reduction strategy.

Protect yourself; protect your community.



If you see something, say something!

Public safety is everyone's responsibility—and it’s easy. The best way to do your part for public safety is to get connected to your neighbourhood, pay attention to what is going on around you and report any criminal or suspicious activity to the police. Find out more about reporting criminal and suspicious activity to the Coquitlam RCMP.

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