La Puente Business Watch Program meeting scheduled Thursday

By Brian Day, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

LA PUENTE >> Sheriff’s officials are inviting La Puente business owners to join in a meeting of the La Puente Business Watch Program next week.

The program in run by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department La Puente Special Assignment Team, operating out of the sheriff’s Industry Station, officials said in a written statement. It scheduled for 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Starbucks, 1283. N. Hacienda Blvd.

“The goals are to link business owners via the Le Puente Business Watch Program in taking systematic steps to reduce opportunities for crimes in and around business locations,” according to the statement. “It includes training business personnel to be the eyes and ears of the law enforcement.”

Topics to be covered will include reporting crime, marking equipment with identifying marks, robbery prevention, burglary preventions and self protection.

Those interested are asked to RSVP with Deputy Rudy Zamora at 626-934-3061.

Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune