Tag: store security


The Legal Implications of Self-Defense at Work

The Legal Implications of Self-Defense at Work

Many retailers have policies for handling a security event, and employees who fail to follow such policies can—under the “employment at will” principle—be subject to punishment, including termination. That happened to a group of asset protection associates at a Utah Walmart, but they challenged their firings in a lawsuit, claiming   Read More


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


In-Transit Cargo Theft: Impacting the Retail Supply Chain

In-Transit Cargo Theft: Impacting the Retail Supply Chain

A recent survey of retail security directors showed that almost half of those polled had been the victims of a supply-chain disruption directly related to cargo theft in the past year. This is a significant increase from recent years.

Envision the following scenario. You are at home around 8:15 at night   Read More