Lincoln BIG works with businesses around the city centre to ensure a safe and secure experience when trading, shopping or visiting.
The Security Group provides the following services free of charge to members within the BID:
- Membership to the Security Group ‘Shopwatch’ Scheme.
- Intelligence Meetings.
- Encrypted radios are also available for £4.00 a week in association with Lincs Radio
- Security Group Intranet Access.
- Access to regional intelligence from NABCP .
- Free Radio Training.
- Free Defibrillator Training in association with EMAS
It is hoped that these services will help businesses to work in partnership with each other and other agencies to combat crime within their stores. The services are also available outside the BID area, charges apply and are based on the businesses rateable value.
Daytime Security Package
Membership of the ‘Shopwatch’ scheme is part of the Daytime Security Package which is a formal agreement between Lincoln BIG, Lincolnshire Police and the City of Lincoln Council.
Intelligence meetings are held allowing Lincolnshire Police, the Council and Lincoln BIG as well as Security Group members to swap useful information.
Free radio training training is offered on request.