15 Barrack Street, Lisburn, BT28 1TJ 101 - Ext 27315
Working in Partnership to Prevent Crime
and Create a Safer Shopping, Living
and Working Environment.

Business Crime

Business crime falls into three main categories;

Property Crime
Theft (Shoplifting / Employee Theft), fraud,robbery, burglary.

Violent Crime
Violence against shop staff, robbery, harassment.

Anti-social Behaviour
Verbal abuse, intimidation, vandalism.



CityWatch is a partnership approach to address issues associated with business crime. anti-social behaviour & reducing the fear of crime for the general public, across cities, towns & villages.

The scheme primarily operates a communications & information sharing network in conjunction with CCTV & Radiolink systems.



Why Join ?

Joining the scheme and working in partnership to create a safer shopping and working environment will provide members with a wide range of benefits.

How To Join

lf you are interested in joining or would like to find out more; one of our staff can arrange a visit.




Welcome To CityWatch

The Citywatch scheme was launched in Lisburn City Centre in July 2001, with three further CCTV schemes being set up in Hillsborough, Moira and Dunmurry in 2002. Overall there is now a total of 39 cameras deployed in Lisburn, Omniplex, Moira, Hillsborough and Dunmurry; 78 cameras in Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council locations Civic Centre, Wallace Park, Moira Demesne, Castle Gardens and Leisureplex; and 21 cameras deployed in Newry Mourne & Down District in Ballynahinch, Downpatrick and Newcastle.

Mission Statement

"To inspire public confidence by detecting, preventing and reducing crime and the fear of crime in dedicated areas across Northern Ireland"

Key Partners
Lisburn & Castlereacgh City Council
Policing & Community Safety Partnership
Police Service Northern Ireland
Retailers Against Crime
South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust

The scheme primarily operates a communications and information sharing network in conjunction with CCTV and Radiolink systems. Accurate up to date information on suspects and known offenders and their criminal methods and movements will be supplied by Retailers Against Crime NI (RACNI), who have an extensive database on active suspects and known criminals operating in Northern lreland.