The CSS offers local businesses an external security audit at no extra cost. One of the CSS officers will audit the external areas of your business and apply Designing Out Crime Principles to provide recommendations intended to improve the safety and security of it. For more information call the CSS on 1300 653 643 to request a security audit of your business.
The CSS offers extra patrols to all businesses. If you have been a victim of crime and would like piece of mind that someone is keeping an eye out for your business you can ask for extra mobile patrols of your business at no extra cost . Please note these patrols will only be for areas of your business that are on public land. For example, CSS will not enter and patrol private car parks and properties. For more information call the CSS on 1300 653 643 to request extra patrols.
The CSS receives daily crime statistics from local police and uses this information to direct their patrols. If there has been a burglary near your business then rest assured that CSS will be informed by local police and will commence patrols of the area. During these patrols they don’t only act as a visual deterrent but they also look out for and report suspicious behaviour to police.
CSS is not a substitute for the police; they are essentially extra eyes for police and work very closely with the Murdoch and Palmyra Police Stations. Check out the City’s engaging video and watch Erin be the extra eyes and ears for your business 24/7!
Some examples when you could call CSS include:
- If you have been a victim of crime and you would like to request extra patrols
- To request a security audit of the external areas of your business
- If you see something suspicious and you have already called police. CSS can attend and observe and monitor the activity and pass relevant information to assist police
- If you want advice about safety or crime prevention. CSS are a 24/7 service with someone available to answer your safety or crime prevention questions.
If you’re unsure what to do in a situation, call CSS on 1300 653 643 and they can advise what you should do.