The latest edition of LPM Online is focused on organized retail crime (ORC). Here’s a look at the excellent articles in this issue. Please forward the link to this edition to your friends in loss prevention and law enforcement who are focused on ORC.
ORC Is Worrisome, Worsening…And at Risk of Becoming Ignored?
LPM’s Garett Seivold looks at the National Retail Federation’s latest ORC survey results and talks to investigators on the front line about the current trends affecting retail.
Organized Retail Crime Is a Community Concern
Curt Crum is a career law enforcement officer with the Boise (ID) Police Department and president of the national Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR). LPM’s Jim Lee, LPC, gets Crum’s insights into the community problem of ORC.
Inside the ORC Interview
Dave Thompson, CFI, offers a written treatise on Wicklander-Zulawski’s perspective on interviewing ORC offenders as well as a video discussing the subject.
An Update on Emerging Issues in ORC
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has been looking at ORC since the council formed in the early 2000s. In this article the LPRC team provides an update of what they’ve learned along the way and where ORC is heading.
Intelligence: The Most Important Tool in the Fight Against ORC
One company’s solution to preventing retail crime through information, intelligence, and collaboration.
ORC: Arming Ourselves with Education
LPM’s Jacque Brittain, LPC, provides a preview of a new ORC education course created by the Loss Prevention Foundation with help from a team of LP industry experts.
Cargo Theft: Our Industry Problem
One of the asset protection industry’s experts on retail supply chain provides a compelling argument for why cargo theft is not just a trucking and insurance problem but an LP industry problem that must be addressed.
Rise of the Robots?
Mobile security devices may sound like something out of Star Wars, but retailers are starting to implement robotic technology.
The Unintended Consequences of California’s Proposition 47 on Retail Theft
The podcast features a panel of experts on how increasing the felony threshold has negatively impacted retailers.
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