Tag: shoplifting cases


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


Everybody Wins: A Fresh Way to Manage the Scourge of Shoplifting

Everybody Wins: A Fresh Way to Manage the Scourge of Shoplifting

Sponsored by Turning Point Justice

It is certainly provocative, but perhaps not completely untrue, to say shoplifting prevention in the US is a dismal failure. Yes, there have been significant victories on individual fronts. Theft prevention strategies have grown more sophisticated, for example, and great advances have been made in technology   Read More