Tag: shoplifting cases


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


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


International Organized Retail Crime Summit Held in Florida

Organized retail crime prevention recently took on an international flavor when Tyco Retail Solutions hosted the International Organized Retail Crime Summit 2015 at their Boca Raton, Florida, campus in late October. LP Magazine was there to report on the event, which offered a unique opportunity for retail loss prevention, law   Read More


International Organized Retail Crime Summit 2015

International Organized Retail Crime Summit 2015

Organized retail crime prevention took on an international flavor this week when Tyco Retail Solutions hosted the International Organized Retail Crime Summit 2015 in Boca Raton, Florida. LP Magazine was there to bring you this event, which offered a unique opportunity for retail loss prevention, law enforcement, academia, and technology   Read More