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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.

LPM Online’s December 2018 Issue Puts the Spotlight on Physical Security and Safety

From injury prevention to shoplifter apprehension risks, from facial recognition technology drawbacks to the operational implementation of omni-channel, the latest issue of LPM Online gives you the information you need to become a better industry pro.

3 AP Executives Who Are Crushing It in Their Careers

At a recent panel, moderator Kevin Lynch spoke thoughtfully with Mike Lamb, LPC, vice president of asset protection for The Kroger Co.; Cathy Langley, LPC, senior director of asset protection for Rite Aid; and Mark Stinde, MBA, LPC, vice president of asset protection for 7-Eleven.
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Inside the World of Goodwill Loss Prevention

The retail model of a store like Goodwill is a unique one. When you're faced with handling loss prevention in an environment that accepts and sells donated goods—where traditional inventory tracking is a foreign concept—it can present some unusual challenges.
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Supply-Chain Risk Management: What You Need to Know

On the surface, supply-chain risk management has a simple goal: to identify and mitigate risks along the supply chain to ensure maximum security. With a closer look, however, the the elements at play get a little more complex.

You Can’t Predict Retail Shrink. Or Can You?

Does your loss prevention department have a data scientist on the team? Chances are, you don't, but it's not a bad idea to start thinking like one.
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CASE STUDY: Offenders Give Feedback on ALTO Alliance Program

For a recent research study, the LPRC conducted a series of interviews with past offenders about the impact the ALTO Alliance strategy might have on deterring theft.

CASE STUDY: Using AI to Detect Fraudulent and Abusive Employees

Artificial intelligence tools are now becoming a seamless part of our everyday lives. Just ask Alexa. Or Siri. Or the customer support chatbot for Lyft, Spotify, or Whole Foods. It stands to reason that retail loss prevention should be leveraging this new, valuable technology for its own toolkits as well.

How to Rock the Pocket Protector Look

A feature article in the October 2018 issue of LPM Online by Jac Brittain, LPC, examines the ways in which LP pros once applied analytics to business data and the more advanced types of data used in the retail space today.

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Get your FREE "What is Loss Prevention?" Guide

Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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Get your FREE "Issues with ORC and Shoplifting" Guide

The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.