Tag: shoplifting cases


How Can LP Manage Shoplifting More Effectively?

How Can LP Manage Shoplifting More Effectively?

All loss prevention departments have an existing system to handle shoplifting incidents. And with everything new on LP’s plate—technology, threats, retail strategies, and the like—there is a good chance that it’s been a while since you’ve taken a critical look at your current approach.   Read More


Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

On Election Day in California, November 14, 2014, a crowd gathered outside a courthouse wearing fake handcuffs and carrying signs saying “End Mass Incarceration.” On that day, California passed Proposition 47, which would reduce punishment for more than one million people.

Passing by a 60 percent to 40 percent margin, the   Read More


When Tragedy Strikes the Loss Prevention Community

When Tragedy Strikes the Loss Prevention Community

On the evening of April 10, 2016, a shoplifting suspect was attempting to steal three flatscreen televisions from a metro Atlanta Walmart when he was confronted by J.D. Ferguson, one of the store’s asset protection officers. As Ferguson approached the suspected shoplifter and asked for a receipt for the TVs,   Read More