In the 1970s and 1980s, service in law enforcement was the required foundational experience for most loss prevention leaders. Today, the ability to collaborate with business partners has become the most important competency. The retail industry has begun to require more diversified LP skills.
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Articles by Kevin J. Thomas, CFE, CFI, CBCP
The loss prevention profession has undergone dramatic changes recently in regard to the skill set needed to be successful within the retail industry today. The historic experience level has taken a paradigm shift from possessing an extensive law enforcement background to being viewed as a retail professional that can collaborate