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Crime Free Self-Storage Program

Crime Free Self-Storage Program

The Crime Free Self-Storage Program was designed to help renters, owners, and managers of self-storage properties keep drugs and other illegal activity off their property. Self-storage facilities who partner with this program learn how to provide a safe environment to store property and to keep units filled. They will also receive crime prevention tips to improve the security and safety of the property.

Program Benefits

  • Learn tips for no-cost screening practices.
  • Learn crime prevention techniques and how to identify potential problems.
  • Receive a security assessment.
  • Receive a crime-free self-storage program sign to display on your property after successfully completing the C.P.T.E.D. survey.
  • Receive notification of criminal activity occurring in storage units on your property.
  • Receive crime alerts.

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Crime Free Self-Storage Program Training

Owners and managers are asked to attend a free 4-hour class presented by the Fargo Police Department to learn how to reduce burglary, theft, criminal damage and other property crimes in their self-storage facility. Topics discussed in the class include:

  • Improving the screening process to stop potential problems before they start.
  • Crime and crime prevention techniques.
  • Lease addendums and renter education.
  • Identifying, reporting and eliminating illegal drug labs, storage of chemicals and illegal hazardous materials; cleanup costs and liabilities associated with these materials.
  • Eviction process.

To learn more about this program or to register for a class, contact Deb Tellinghuisen at 701.298.6968