Businesses Against Theft NETwork.
BAT-NET is a Business Crime Alert Program Provided by the San Antonio Police Department
for Businesses in the San Antonio Area. Originally focusing on shoplifting and internal theft problems of
businesses, BAT-NET has now expanded to include all crimes that affect both large
and small businesses in San Antonio. These include robbery, fraud & scams, hot checks,
embezzlement, property loss, and a wide range of business-related crimes.
- Basic Business Crime Prevention Information
available for all businesses and the general public to view and utilize.
Two-way communication between the police and businesses concerning
current business crime alerts, suspect descriptions and photos, BAT-NET meetings,
and other messages of interest. Through Meetings and Classes, police officers can notify BAT-NET Members about Known Theft Rings,
Ring Method of Operation, Known Criminals Targeting Businesses, plus information
on Anti-Theft/Anti-Crime Programs and Activities, and on Successful Crime Prevention
Techniques used by other businesses.
The BAT-NET Program is FREE and open to San Antonio Business Loss Prevention representatives
(larger businesses), business owners and operators (smaller businesses), school
district police officers, other local law enforcement officers, SAPD officers, and
VIP personnel assigned to this project.
- A forum to express business crime-prevention needs.
- A forum to promote "Appropriate Sentencing" for offenders.
- An opportunity to improve liaison with the Bexar County District Attorney's Office.
- An opportunity to network with others with similar interests and concerns.
Meetings occur on the last Thursday of each month at the San Antonio Police Department, Public Safety Headquarters Building located at 315 South Santa Rosa.
|January 21, 2016
||2015 Business Crime Recap - SAPD SIA
||South Texas Merchants Association
|February 18, 2016
||Counterintelligence and the Role of the Business Community - SAPD JTTF
|March 17, 2016
||Round Table Homeless Issues - SAPD
|April 21, 2016
||Counterfeit Currency and Goods -US Secret Service
|May 19, 2016
||Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center and Businesses - BC-DRC
||Hilton Placio del Rio
|June 16, 2016
||Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response - SAPD SWAT
||Money Mart Pawn
|July 21, 2016
Fencing Investigations and Supporting Retailers - SAPD PPC
|August 18, 2016
||SAPD Auto Burglary / Theft Prevention Authority - SAPD Vehicle Crimes
|September 15, 2016
||Round Table Open Topic
|October 20, 2016
||Bank Robberies - Trends and Cases - Frost Bank
|November 17, 2016
|December 15, 2016
||Financial Crimes & Trends SAPD Financial Crimes