Businesses invest in private security in the face of rising crime

Businesses invest in private security in the face of rising crime

BY JOY WHITE

Journal Staff

As property crimes increase, Guam businesses look to private security systems to keep their properties, employees and customers safe.   

According to data released to the Journal by the Guam Police Department, the total number of reported property crimes, including burglary and breaking and entering, larceny and theft offenses, motor vehicle theft and arson, have increased from 3,696 in 2015 to 3,741 in 2016.

“[GPD] response time is lagging because there are just not enough officers on the street. They’re being called to traffic crashes with fatalities and serious . . .

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