About the Author

Laurence Barton, PhD

Laurence Barton, PhD

Laurence Barton, PhD, is a leading crisis management and threat consultant to many of the world’s leading retailers. He is the highest-rated instructor at the FBI Academy and US Marshals Service. Dr. Barton is also a distinguished professor of crisis management and public safety at the University of Central Florida. He can be reached via his website at larrybarton.com.

Articles by Laurence Barton, PhD

See You in Court

Retail Security

See You in Court

Sure, the headline is meant to grab your attention. But what is more likely is that as a loss prevention leader, your litigation team will eventually send an email request following some tragedy that impacts your company store, distribution center (DC), or regional office. The topic of the email—what did