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Robbery Homicide of a Tampa Florida Convenience Store Owner
How mom and pop stores and small budgets prevent armed robbery?
How to reduce the robbery homicide risk in a high-crime neighborhood?
Interview by Tony Marrero with The Tampa Bay Times.
Video Stops before Mohamoud Ibrahim Grabs Robbers' Gun and is Shot in 2011 Holdup
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Robbery Homicide Crime Risk Preventive Steps
Ask local police for help in evaluating business crime risk at your location
Evaluate prior crime risk, neighborhood crime, and quality of escape routes
Limit hours of operation for isolated stores in residential neighborhoods
Maximize visibility in and out of the store by keeping windows clear of signs
Multiple clerks on duty may prevent some robberies, but not always
Use a time-delay drop safe in high crime stores to help reduce cash on hand
Implement and enforce strict cash handling policies to limit available cash
Don't accept bills larger than $20 an