DOWNEY - The city of Downey, in partnership with the Downey Chamber of Commerce, will offer a Business Watch meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Chamber's offices at 11131 Brookshire Ave.Topics to be discussed include identity theft, fraud and local crime trends within the business community. All Downey business owners are invited to attend. Business Watch is a crime prevention program designed to help reduce crime in the community. It encourages business owners to watch out for one another and report suspicious activity to the Downey Police Department. Meetings are held quarterly and participants receive training in areas such as burglary, shoplifting and check fraud prevention, effective crime reporting and more. For more information, call the city of Downey at (562) 904-1895 or the Chamber at (562) 923-2191.
********** Published: September 11, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 21