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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


From Alarm Monitoring to Crisis Management

From Alarm Monitoring to Crisis Management

Civil protest by day became decidedly uncivil by night in Ferguson, Missouri, following the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer involved in the Michael Brown shooting. Pharmaceutical retail giant Walgreens boasts being on street corners all across America, so in November 2014, when the National Guard was   Read More


Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

A Short History of Loss Prevention
In the sixties, retailers called the departments that were engaged to impact loss security. Many of the practitioners in those departments fit the nomenclature of their department in demeanor, behavior, action, and results. There was little communication between the security practitioners and the senior management   Read More