Surveillance footage is most effective when used to impeach a plaintiff’s credibility as to the extent of his or her injuries. Since the tape is factual, not opinion, it is not subject to traditional credibility attacks, note Rubin and Stempler.
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Traditionally, cash management systems have focused almost solely on security. While it’s certainly a fundamental element—and one no less critical today—enhanced security features have done little to improve or advance the cash management function.
One day in October of 2017, a man of medium build entered a Rite Aid in one of the nation’s largest cities, approached the register, and demanded cash. As the drawer was being opened, the subject flung himself over the counter, grabbing whatever cash he could.
All workplace security behaviors have either a positive or negative outcome. Positive security behaviors help safeguard assets; negative behaviors put them at risk. Loss prevention policies are the starting point for encouraging positive security behavior.
CEOs and top company executives are increasingly visible embodiments of their companies. Indeed, some top executives are now brands unto themselves, and the celebrity of entrepreneurs has reached new heights. One businessman/brand/celebrity has ridden his profile all the way to the White House.
Security committees can be useful to loss prevention departments by formalizing the role that staff plays in preventing theft and promoting security. The strategy may also broaden responsibility for asset protection and integrate it into everyday store operations.
Retailers are feeling more confident these days—but danger still lurks. One significant area of concern is contractor / supply-chain security issues. US retailers think partners present a greater insider threat than ordinary retail employees, according to the survey.
Big or small, a retailer has a range of technology options to improve security and loss prevention—but none of those should be used in a silo, according to Dan Reese, director of vertical market applications at Bosch Security and Safety Systems. Post sponsored by Bosch.
Today’s cash handling solutions offer a maze of options, and at the risk of being distracted by cat videos, YouTube provides useful tutorials on the range of choices and a chance to watch units in action.