Tag: active shooter training


RLPSA Goes Big in Las Vegas

RLPSA Goes Big in Las Vegas

Restaurants of all types descended on Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association’s (RLPSA) 38th Annual Conference at the M Resort & Casino July 30 to August 2, 2017. RLPSA hosted more restaurant companies than ever before and increased attendance from last year’s conference in San   Read More


Lessons Learned to Help You Tackle a Loss Prevention Manual

Lessons Learned to Help You Tackle a Loss Prevention Manual

Writing a loss prevention manual—or rehabilitating a long-forgotten one—is no easy task. But trying to operate without a robust guiding document can also be complicated.

Consider the experience of one executive who, upon arrival at his new post, found that the last department manual had been written on a typewriter. Soon   Read More


3 Ways Bloomingdale’s Prepares Its Associates for the Worst

3 Ways Bloomingdale’s Prepares Its Associates for the Worst

Retail associates aren’t just dealing with customers anymore. Active shooter and terrorist threats are becoming more common. And apprehensions are becoming more dangerous, as suspects often resist and are frequently armed.

At Bloomingdale’s, we take the safety of our people very seriously. The threat landscape in our industry is becoming more   Read More


Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active shooter incidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. In fact, FBI studies indicate that since the Columbine incident in 1999, active shooter incidents have steadily increased both in frequency and the number of victims involved.

These tragic events remind each of us of the unpredictable nature of troubled minds   Read More


7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it   Read More


Then What? Tips for Post-Incident Management

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   Read More