Tag: security officer


You Got Hurt? Let’s Check the Surveillance Footage

You Got Hurt? Let’s Check the Surveillance Footage

Security surveillance footage provides value in many ways, including theft prevention, suspect identification, and as key evidence in defending against per¬sonal injury lawsuits.

Case in point: A Philadelphia County Court judge last summer cut a jury award nearly in half in the case of a woman who alleged she sustained a   Read More


Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Navigating a Year of Transition

Following are a few article summaries that can provide you with a small taste of the original content available to you every day through our daily digital offerings, which are offered free through LossPreventionMedia.com. In addition to our daily newsletter, a comprehensive library of original content is available to our   Read More


Building an Organization around Data and Technology

Building an Organization around Data and Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, is the chief security officer for Sears Holdings where he is responsible for asset and profit protection, safety and food safety, business continuity, and crisis response among other duties. Prior to joining Sears in 2008, Glenn held various loss prevention roles at Kohl’s, TJ   Read More


Shopping Mall Security and LP

Shopping Mall Security and LP

Shopping mall security is not a replacement for retail loss prevention programs. Mall security and LP have supporting missions, but they’re different missions.

A diagram of the ideal exchange of information and ideas wouldn’t look like a triangle, with shopping mall security, retail loss prevention, and local police at the three   Read More


Managing Workplace Anger in the Retail Industry

Managing Workplace Anger in the Retail Industry

When thinking about workplace anger, many people think immediately of famous workplace shootings with terrible casualties. The devastation of these violent tragedies includes loss of life, serious injury, and incredible psychological trauma, as well as considerable property damage. Actual workplace violence is the most extreme, the most costly, and perhaps   Read More


Building A New Data Breach Policy

Building A New Data Breach Policy

As technology draws us deeper into a new age of business enterprise, we are continuously bombarded with waves of challenges and opportunities involving those with malicious intentions. Data security attacks come at us from every direction as the ingenuity of criminal minds seek new and creative ways to infiltrate our   Read More