Tag: drug diversion


Drug Diversion: Preventing Retail Pharmacy Theft

Drug Diversion: Preventing Retail Pharmacy Theft

As loss prevention professionals, we are all familiar with the nuts and bolts of running an investigation for a concealed shortage, cash register shortage, or a robbery. We have become the subject-matter experts with regard to merchandise or cash losses as well as developing an expanded role in safety.

One area   Read More


Largest LPRC Conference Concludes in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

Largest LPRC Conference Concludes in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

Over 260 loss prevention professionals, solution providers, and retail manufacturers gathered at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville October 3–5 for the annual Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) Impact Conference—the largest event in the organization’s sixteen years.

This year’s conference featured presentations on current research results, retail – law enforcement   Read More


Largest LPRC Conference Concludes in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

Largest LPRC Conference Concludes in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

Over 260 loss prevention professionals, solution providers, and retail manufacturers gathered at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville October 3 – 5 for the annual Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) IMPACT conference—the largest event in the organization’s sixteen years.

This year’s conference featured presentations on current research results, retail-law enforcement   Read More


Police: Employee Theft Incident Involves Drug Diversion

A pharmacy worker working at a Walmart in Delray Beach, Florida has been arrested and charged in an employee theft incident that allegedly involves stealing prescription drugs as part of a drug diversion operation, according to local authorities.

According to reports, Gabriel Brown, 20, was allegedly seen on video surveillance taking   Read More


Staying Connected to the Field

Staying Connected to the Field

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mike Silveira is vice president of loss prevention for CVS Health. Prior to CVS, he held numerous management positions with Home Depot.

EDITOR: How did you get started in loss prevention?
SILVEIRA: After high school and through college, I wanted to become a police officer. But before trying to join   Read More