“Some of these areas getting ram raided, you just can’t expect someone to fend for themselves there.”
He said security guards armed with trained dogs presented an immediate threat to criminals.
“It’s absolutely a proven solution.”
Mr Donald said patrols would involve dividing areas of a complex or location and patrolling them in a strategic way.
He urged store owners, who could not afford the service to band with other business and split the costs.’
In the bigger picture of a company’s budged a dog is a small investment. But from the thief’s point of view, a dog presents an almost insurmountable challenge to burglary.
If only more business owners would recognise this, there property would be a far more secure place.