Tag: workplace violence


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Often, a   Read More


Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about five percent of all businesses experience an instance of workplace violence   Read More


“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially mass gathering points and open access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.

The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed   Read More


The Real Danger of Workplace Harassment and Threats

The Real Danger of Workplace Harassment and Threats

America may have had a brief Kumbaya moment when it elected its first black President, but that now seems in the distant past.

Today, troublesome signs of conflict and workplace harassment abound. Anti-immigration rhetoric is running strong; there has been a surge in bomb threats called into Jewish community centers, and   Read More


Securitas USA Issues “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” Survey Report

Securitas USA Issues “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” Survey Report

Securitas Security Services USA has released its “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” survey report. This report reflects Securitas’ survey of a wide range of security managers and directors from Fortune 1000 companies and other industry participants responsible for the safety and security of corporate America’s people, property,   Read More