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Jac Brittain, LPC

Jac Brittain, LPC
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Jacque “Jac” Brittain, LPC is editorial director for LP Magazine, the premier news and educational publication for the loss prevention/asset protection professional. Published in print bi-monthly, the magazine is also available in digital format with supplemental content published on its website, weekly e-newsletters, podcasts, EyeOnLP videos, and via social media networks. In addition to his contributions to the magazine, Brittain also serves as director of learning design with The Loss Prevention Foundation and LPM Media Group.Prior to joining the magazine, Brittain served as a director of learning design and certification, where his responsibilities included design, development, and implementation of award winning e-learning content. Online-based training initiatives included programs developed for retail loss prevention, interview and interrogation, law enforcement, health/medical, safety, transportation, supply chain, hazard communication, workplace violence, active shooter, youth services, and other interactive learning experiences.In this role, he also managed the development of the loss prevention industry’s only internationally sanctioned LP credentials—the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC) courses in collaboration with the Loss Prevention Foundation. Working closely with hundreds of the loss prevention industry’s top leaders and subject matter experts in the development of the courses, the LPC and LPQ certifications are accepted for academic credits at both the bachelor and master’s levels at colleges and universities across the United States, and continue to draw interest from retail councils across the globe.Brittain previously served as vice president of operations for the largest executive search and consulting firm in the nation specializing in the retail loss prevention industry. Partnering with company leadership across the country, the primary mission involved the identification, evaluation, and assessment of our nation’s best loss prevention professionals to secure talent in key positions nationwide. This required extensive knowledge of company programs, culture, and approach to provide the best possible match for both the companies and the candidates. The role also included the privilege of providing guidance and career counseling for thousands of industry professionals as they have progressed through their careers.In his thirty-plus years in the loss prevention industry, Brittain has worked in various retail formats; holding positions with increasing responsibilities while helping build and enhance many different programs across the country. His diverse background provides a rich but unique perspective on the industry and the loss prevention community.Brittain holds a bachelor of science degree in sociology from the University of Akron, and an associate of applied sciences degree in recreation and wildlife management/law enforcement from Hocking College. He has attended a federal law enforcement academy, and holds various industry designations to include the LPCertified certification. He can be reached at jacb (at) lpportal (dot) com or by phone at 330-388-8940.CATEGORIES Data Protection Loss Prevention Professional DevelopmentSupply Chain Security FREEBIES Data Security Special Report Loss Prevention Special Report Professional Development Special Report Supply Chain Security Special Report

The Exposition Hall Experience at the NRF PROTECT 2019 Conference

The expo hall allows the opportunity for loss prevention practitioners to meet with hundreds of solution providers demonstrating the latest in retail security and asset protection tools and technology.

Day 1 of the 2019 NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference and Expo

“Over the next several days loss prevention professionals will have the opportunity to equip themselves with valuable industry knowledge, techniques, and the latest technologies so they can tackle their biggest loss prevention challenges” said NRF executive Bob Moraca.

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Day 2 of the 2019 RILA Asset Protection Conference

On day two of the RILA Asset Protection Conference, the winners of the RTech Asset Protection Innovation Awards were announced for 2019. Congrats to all the winners!

Day 1 of the 2019 RILA Asset Protection Conference

The retail industry received a Rocky Mountain welcome from beautiful Denver, CO, this week as the Retail Industry Leaders Association kicked off the 2019 Asset Protection Conference.
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Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

Successful organized retail crime associations are typically independent, multi-jurisdictional, customer-centric, and a recognized non-profit to be best positioned to lead the public/private partnership and combat ORC.
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Friendly Associates Function as Theft Deterrents

Strong customer service is one of our most effective tools and most proactive means to control theft and other losses on the retail selling floor.
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Elite Training Day 2019: The Premier Conference for Interview and Interrogation

This past week, top interviewers from across the country came together in Fort Myers, FL for the 2019 Elite Training Day hosted by Wicklander-Zulawski...

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