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Kelsey Seidler serves as the managing editor, digital, at LPM Media Group/LP Magazine. In its 17th publishing year, LP Magazine is the leader in news and educational publication for the loss prevention professional.Prior to her work with LPM, she served as a managing editor for two trade publications in the manufacturing industry. Responsibilities included content development and editorial planning, content optimization and search engine optimization, e-newsletter production, creation, layout, and design, social engagement and more. .Kelsey recently finalized a master’s degree in technology and communication through the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism focusing on digital media technology, journalism, design and strategic communication. Kelsey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, where she graduated cum laude. While at Denison, Kelsey worked on a number of large-scale projects that advanced her interests in digital media and developed her skills with emerging technologies, including digital photography and podcasting.Kelsey is based out of Charlotte, NC, and belongs to several professional and community-focused organizations. You may reach her at kelseys [at] lpportal.com.SOCIAL MEDIA Kelsey Seidler (LinkedIn)
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What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Contemporary loss prevention professionals still maintain responsibility for retail security. But they also must handle employee theft issues, data protection, safety and risk management, inventory audits, legal compliance, and matters related to organized retail crime and fraud.
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371 Fallen Law Enforcement Officers to be Honored During 31st Annual Candlelight Vigil on...

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has recently released the roll call of names of 371 US law enforcement officers who have died...
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Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics

The NRSS indicates that shoplifting accounted for 35.7 percent of the reported shrink in 2017, which is down from 39.3 percent in 2016.
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Retail’s Big Self-Checkout Problems — and How to Solve Them

The ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group recently conducted a two-year study on identifying self-checkout problems and their associated risks to the bottom line.
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How Does Memory Work? 3 Stages of Memory Development in Witnesses

How much stock can we put into the information recounted by a witness? Are they remembering everything that they observed? How does memory work, anyway?
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More Fragmented Transportation Networks May Mean Less Secure Cargo

Theft isn't the only source of loss in the supply chain, and the e-commerce environment's increasingly splintered transportation network is causing issues with more far-reaching consequences than revenue loss.
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Maurizio Scrofani Changed His Mind about Wall Street

In a recent interview, Scrofani divulges how, as an economics and finance major in college, he had plans to work on Wall Street. But his interest in finance gradually grew into a fascination with the world of loss prevention — and an eventual career shift.
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What Happens If You Get Caught Shoplifting? Well, It Varies.

Examples of the ways in which retailers today respond to criminal behavior are found throughout a feature article by Walter E. Palmer, CFI, CFE, and Jacque Brittain, LPC, who produced the piece for the January-February 2019 issue of LP Magazine.
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Confronting a Shoplifter: Do You Know When to Let It Go?

Choosing to show restraint, to allow a shoplifter walk away, and to accept the outcome of loss is a tough decision for an LP professional to make—especially when you're faced with insults, threats, or simply frustration at the perceived injustice.
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6 Best Practices for Your Workplace Injury Investigation

LPM Senior Writer Garett Seivold probes into the specific challenges brought about by a workplace injury investigation, especially in the face of changing retail operations, in a feature article for the December 2018 issue of LPM Online.

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