Plan to fight retail crime ‘outstanding'
The Herald|January 28, 2022
‘PARC’ RANGERS RATED HIGHLY BY ASSESSOR
WILLIAM TELFORD

 

PLYMOUTH’S retail anti-crime initiative and its city centre uniformed Rangers have received national accreditation with an “outstandingly high score”.

Plymouth Against Retail Crime (PARC) has successfully renewed its National Standards Accreditation with Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (Police CPI), a police-owned organisation that works alongside the police to reduce crime and build safer communities - and “exceeded” in 48 out of a total of 56 standards.

PARC, the Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) for Plymouth, seeks to help businesses combat retail crime as well as support police. The BCRP National Standards Award encompasses good management practices and procedures to ensure BCRPs are functioning in an ethical and professional manner within the law, such as membership agreements, data security and compliance with current legislation including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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