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Alert Business Crime Reduction Scheme

Norwich BID Alert

The ALERT scheme is a business crime reduction initiative that enables retailers to minimise stock loss and helps leisure operators reduce anti-social behaviour by sharing information by radio and the DISC website.

Click here to read about the benefits of the scheme.

To apply and to find out more about the costs of the scheme click here.


DISC - The FREE secure online information sharing system

The Database & Intranet for Safer Communities (DISC) is a secure online information sharing and exchange system for crime reduction within the business and retail community and is available free within Norwich city centre.

The system aims to reduce crime through the sharing of information and is successfully used by over 140 towns and cities in the UK, including 30 BIDs. DISC is centrally managed and continually updated by Norwich BID to offer great features and benefits including:

  • FREE to all city centre businesses. 
  • The DISC Intranet - A secure members-only website to access information, and submit reports to the group's administrator.  There are seperate groups for day and nighttime businesses.
  • The DISC eNewsletter - Provides updates and key information to all members.
  • The DISC Admin Centre - Where the administrator manages all the group's information.
  • 24/7 Access - Allows members to report and access information 24/7.
  • A mobile app for iOS and Android, which allows you to access information on your smartphone including: offender galleries, news, alerts, documents, upcoming events, ID-sought images etc.

If you wish to take advantage of this FREE offer and help make Norwich a safer place to shop, visit and work in please contact Martin Blackwell, Business and Operations Manager or call 01603 559571.

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