Tag: theft prevention


Five US Loss Prevention Experts Present Best Practices at Japanese International Retail Theft Prevention Conference

Five US Loss Prevention Experts Present Best Practices at Japanese International Retail Theft Prevention Conference

A first-of-its-kind international retail theft prevention conference was held March 9–10 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest convention and exhibition center. The event featured subject-matter experts from the United States who offered their insights into loss prevention strategies and organized retail crime (ORC) research common in the United States to   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


Protecting Your Cargo Logistics Network from Thieves

Protecting Your Cargo Logistics Network from Thieves

In most large-value cargo thefts occurring at stores, there are two key components: a store employee and a driver. The employee allows access to the goods, while the driver has the means to transport the stolen freight unnoticed. One key tool in combating this problem is the strict rotation of   Read More


From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Ziter is director of asset protection for Price Chopper Supermarkets based in Schenectady, New York. He began his career as a store detective with Stop & Shop where he rose through the organization to director of asset protection and then vice president of asset protection for Stop   Read More


The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Why should video be high on loss prevention’s list of priorities? Because a fundamental change has created a wave of innovation and will fuel advances for years to come.

Once, back when Canon made a splash with its “Image is Everything” advertising campaign, it really was. CCTV offered images of sales   Read More


The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) in Action

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) in Action

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) aims to improve theft prevention and recovery by collaborating with retailers via its Violent Crime Working Group. A recent LPRC event, the Houston Robbery Prevention Summit, benefitted from the participation of more than 12 retail chains, as well as from federal and local law   Read More


The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

As a loss prevention professional, it is likely that you have responsibility for detecting, investigating, and resolving internal-theft cases. Doing so may support your organization’s zero-tolerance policy toward internal theft. Many top retailers rely on their loss prevention departments to give them a competitive advantage by controlling their operational costs   Read More