Business Watch

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RCPD Business Watch is a crime prevention program designed for businesses in the City of Rancho Cordova. The goal of the program is to bring neighboring businesses together in partnership with RCPD to continue preventing and reducing crime. Learn how Business Watch can support your business, and how you can start a Business Watch Group. Click here for a Business Watch brochure. 

Why Business Watch

  • Create a safe, secure environment for yourself, your employees and your customers.
  • Get to know your neighboring businesses.
  • Build partnerships between your business and RCPD.
  • Learn how to prevent and reduce crime on your business property and in your area.

Start a Business Watch Group

  • Invite your neighboring businesses to a meeting on Business Watch and crime prevention techniques. Towards the end of the meeting, decide on the next meeting and make it ongoing.
  • Let RCPD know you are starting a Business Watch Program by filling out this form.
  • Invite speakers to Business Watch meetings for crime prevention tips and planning group strategies.
  • Develop a telephone tree, email distribution list, or other method for quick dissemination of information among your Business Watch group regarding criminal activity in the area, meetings and more.
  • Set clear, achievable goals for what your Business Watch group wants to accomplish in your area.
  • Educate you and your employees on crime prevention and provide educational materials on various topics.

Join a Business Watch Group

If you are interested in joining an existing Business Watch Group, click here to fill out the form.


For more information or questions about Business Watch, contact RCPD’s Crime Prevention Specialist Tina Aldama at 916-875-5852 or