About the Author

Garett Seivold

Garett Seivold

Garett Seivold is a contributing writer for LP Magazine. He is a trained journalist who has been covering corporate security for industry professionals for eighteen years. Since 1998, he has served as the principal writer and editor of Security Director's Report, a monthly publication highlighting trends and best practices in corporate security management. Seivold has been recognized by several organizations for outstanding writing, investigative reporting, and instructional journalism. He has authored dozens of survey-based research reports and best-practice manuals on security-related topics. Seivold can be reached at GarettS (at) LPportal (dot) com.

Articles by Garett Seivold

How Can LP Manage Shoplifting More Effectively?

LPM Voice

How Can LP Manage Shoplifting More Effectively?

All loss prevention departments have an existing system to handle shoplifting incidents. And with everything new on LP’s plate—technology, threats, retail strategies, and the like—there is a good chance that it’s been a while since you’ve taken a critical look at your current approach.

Then What? Tips for Post-Incident Management

Workplace Safety

Then What? Tips for Post-Incident Management

Just about all retailers have an emergency plan. They have protocols in place in the event of rising flood waters or an active shooter scenario. But at what point does the planning stop? Retailers also need a post-incident management game plan for when the waters recede and the immediate threat

Have You Built the Relationships Necessary to Manage Crisis Events?

LPM Voice

Have You Built the Relationships Necessary to Manage Crisis Events?

Sponsored by American Public University

Retailers’ crisis management programs have matured over the last decade. Nonetheless, wishful thinking continues to plague their disaster planning, according to Anthony Mangeri, American Public University’s director of fire and emergency management strategic relationships. Too often, the orientation of retail organizations leans towards “it probably won’t