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Stores and Restaurants Confront Rising Crime

Posted on August 25, 2022

According to recent news reports, grocery stores, restaurants and retail outlets are making operational changes in response to rising incidents of crime on the premises. Fearing harm to employees and patrons, the businesses are increasing security, adjusting hours, and even closing stores in high-crime locations.

Some examples cited in the reports:

The article also cited a recent survey saying 44% of adults are more fearful to go out in public due to violent crime.

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