The National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP) is a nationwide leader in shoplifting prevention efforts. NASP’s consumer shoplifter research and ongoing collaboration with community stakeholders—from crime prevention, to law enforcement, to retailers, to criminal and juvenile justice and offenders—have been the basis for all its organizational activities and the foundation for its programs and services. NASP conducts research and offers education, prevention and rehabilitation programs to stakeholders in the shoplifting problem in addition to self-help and support services for individuals.
We estimate that these 15,000 offenders caused, at a minimum, more than $1,500,000 in theft damages, or about $100 per incident. However, looking at the value of one incident does not tell the whole story. [Sponsored]
With the incredible depth and breadth of the responsibilities that come under the industry's umbrella, it is unfortunate that the public has little understanding of all the industry does to protect the community far beyond catching shoplifters. [Sponsored]
This type of story does not make the news because it happens quietly and without the media coverage of a natural disaster like Florence. However, it is no less damaging or irresponsible; it is no less a threat to safe stores and communities. [Sponsored post]
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