Vandalism-Damage to businesses property or vehicles is expensive, time consuming, and aggravating.
Vandalism-Damage to customer's property or vehicles drives business away to "safer" competitors
Burglaries-After hours or Break-ins/theft
Comprises 3% of US business crime cost approximately $14.7 billion per year
Burglary amounts to $858 million in Florida's business crime cost
Robberies-Armed demand for cash
Fueled by the ever growing drug problem
Motivated by the ability to get quick cash
Overloaded criminal justice system
Armed robber's only fear is of being caught
Armed robberies average over $2,000 per incident
Fact: "Security is no longer a luxury to many businesses. With theft costing U.S. employers billions of dollars a year, and assaults / threats of violence against Americans at work numbering about 2 million cases a year, workplace security has emerged as a key concern of companies seeking to protect their employees, assets, and data. --" Scripps Howard News 2/09 --
Sources: Dan Malachowski, Salary.com / Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. / Scripps Howard News / National Association of Convenience Stores / Rutgers University / U.S. Department of Justice.