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What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

Loss prevention practitioners today face long-standing yet persistent threats, such as employee theft and shoplifting, and increasingly contend with new ones ushered in by a more virtual world. As difficult as it is to combat these risks, they are fairly clear-cut. The battle lines are clearly drawn. LP’s mission is   Read More


From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Ziter is director of asset protection for Price Chopper Supermarkets based in Schenectady, New York. He began his career as a store detective with Stop & Shop where he rose through the organization to director of asset protection and then vice president of asset protection for Stop   Read More


Happy New Year

This column is about things I may have said before in January, favorite things I heard said in 2016, and some issues for 2017.
Things Worth Repeating
Things I said in previous Januaries that I think are still pertinent include:

Make a list. Write down those things you want to accomplish or work   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011.   Read More


Where Were You on the Morning of September 11? Part 1

Where Were You on the Morning of September 11? Part 1

Fifteen years ago this month, the events of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., horrified the nation and set into motion the U.S. War on Terror. Here, LP Magazine shares perspectives and memories from loss prevention   Read More