Stoke-on-Trent Business Crime Reduction Partnership
(incorporating the SOT Nightlife Partnership)

Stoke-on-Trent Business Crime Reduction Partnership is a long standing, successful , productive and effective intelligence led organisation which brings together business across a 24 hour economy within the City of Stoke-on-Trent. It’s aims and objectives are to reduce crime and disorder, and the fear of crime which can have a negative impact on the business community, including all those who work, live, visit and invest in the City.

It is an active member of the the Staffordshire County wide scheme known as PABCIS (Partners Against Business Crime In Staffordshire). The county scheme brings most of the business crime reduction Partnerships in each town centre across Staffordshire together. It includes all schemes such as pub watch and shop watch within the County. Information is collated from across the county and shared between town and city centres locally and regionally.

Stoke-on-Trent Business Crime Reduction Partnership is a not for profit making organisation which is funded by its members, run for the benefit of business by business and is totally independent but works closely with partners including Staffordshire Police in order to achieve its objectives which it delivers both on a strategic and operational level.

Members of the Partnership benefit from a range of service which include:

  • Access to shared intelligence and information locally, countywide, regionally and nationally
  • Analysis of trends, patterns, and activities for management purposes
  • Participation in a number of Exclusion Schemes
  • Access to one of 5 radio links linked to the BCRP, Police, CCTV and business
  • Monthly intelligence briefings
  • Weekly security briefings
  • Representation by the BCRP on various forums
  • Integral part of delivery plans of various agencies
  • Various training packages

For further information please contact the Business Crime Manager through the contact details on this page. To apply to join please download and complete the application form. application form