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Basia Pietrawska

Basia Pietrawska joined CAP Index in 2007 and serves as the company's vice president of crime intelligence analysis. In addition to building custom risk and loss models for retailers, Pietrawska analyzes bank robbery and skimming data for the American Bankers Association and the FBI, is the co-chair of the Loss Prevention Research Council's Violent Crime Working Group, and regularly analyzes and presents crime trends at various industry conferences. Pietrawska received a master's in criminology from the University of Pennsylvania. She can be reached at bpietrawska [at] capindex.com.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurant Crime in LA and Chicago

With hundreds of COVID-19 cases reported daily, Los Angeles and Chicago are two of the metropolitan areas hardest hit by the pandemic. Residents have...

Perspectives on Crime and Loss in the Age of COVID-19

The CAP Index analytics team examined retail crime reported in March in the Los Angeles area and highlight several preliminary trends affecting retailers.
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A Closer Look at Los Angeles Crime Trends

Los Angeles, the second-most populous city in the United States, has been the subject of many conversations among retailers, with many concerned about recent upward crime trends.
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Retail Crime in Los Angeles

"Crime is up." "How should I protect my employees and customers from increasing violence?" "More and more shoplifting incidents escalate into physical assaults." Comments or...
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