Home Burglary Prevention

Burglary Prevention

Burglaries and robberies in retail stores, distribution centers, and similar facilities are on the rise. Thefts are not only increasing but offenders are getting more brazen and more violent when they encounter employees. Loss prevention professionals have many tools and technologies to implement physical security to deter and prevent these crimes. This section offers content written by LP practitioners and thought leaders on the subject to assist you in your burglary prevention program planning.

This topic is sponsored by Detex Corporation. To Learn more about their solutions, please visit www.detex.com/industries/retail

Security Must Address Intruders by Accounting for Human Kindness

Tailgating has always posed a significant threat, but organizations are still struggling to stop it. The easiest solution—to tell employees to not allow tailgating and to intervene when they see it—has never done the trick.

Burglary Rates Fall as Stores Harden Exteriors; But Neighbors Also Play a Role

Retail stores and other commercial properties are experiencing fewer burglaries. In the first half of 2019, burglaries for all properties fell by a substantial 11.1 percent nationally.

Do You Have What It Takes to Prevent Store Break-ins? 7 Questions Retailers Should...

LPM interviewed more than one dozen retail security consultants, industry leaders, and LP executives and asked what they think about different security tools and strategies to prevent after-hours store break-ins. Their responses focused on 7 tactics retailers should consider.

Is Your Back Door Protected?

Detex introduces a maximum security, multipoint lock so big and strong that it stands up to assault by the bad guys and reduces employee and customer theft.

Solutions Snapshot: Detex

For front doors, back doors, side doors, automatic swing doors, interior doors – wherever life safety and security door hardware is required in a retail environment, Detex manufactures the best engineered, most reliable products with the most options for retail and restaurant applications.
commercial burglary

Commercial Burglary: Don’t Make It Easy for Them

When considering the impact of a commercial burglary, it's tempting to focus solely on the items stolen. However, the true cost of this type of crime is more far-reaching and includes property damage and repair, loss of trade, customer dissatisfaction, management time in dealing with the issue, and more.

Safely into the Night

After hearing loss prevention leaders describe recent efforts to enhance the security of their stores after closing, it becomes immediately clear that the long,...

Five Tips to Mitigate Retail Physical Security Threats

Most facilities have addressed access control and the securing of main doors, but those should be measures of last resort. There are steps you can take to mitigate the threat before it arrives at your front door.

Securing Your Business Is Hard–Let Detex Help

Business owners understand the need to protect their inventory, customers, employees, and facilities. Today, more than ever, that need is as important as the business itself. Especially as burglaries and break-ins are on the rise.

Solving Access­-Control Challenges by Engaging with Retailers

Our products are commonly used by retailers to help prevent shoplifting by helping control how customers exit stores, to help deter internal theft at receiving back-room doors, and to help prevent burglaries when stores or distribution centers are closed.

Stay Updated

Get critical infromation for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.

Download This Special LPM Issue

Now that stores are reopening, what will be different ... and what do you need to do at your company?

 

Top retail experts talk about holiday adjustments, risk mitigation, tracking / notification and much more.

LPM Special Report – "How Retail Is Forging Ahead Transformed by Pandemic"