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LPF Learning Day

The First Loss Prevention Foundation Learning Day of 2019 a Big Hit in Indianapolis

The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), in partnership with the University of Indianapolis Department of Criminal Justice, held its first Learning Day of 2019 on...
Confessions of a Forensic Interviewer

Worldwide Adventures of a Certified Forensic Interviewer

Last December, I went on an adventure to China, and from the perspective of a certified forensic interviewer (who loves to observe behavior), the main takeaway is that people are the same no matter where you go.
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How Women in Loss Prevention Really See the Industry

Despite the evolution of the LP industry, it remains a predominantly male environment. Why aren't there more women in loss prevention? Editorial Director Jac Brittain, LPC, decided to find out.
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Creating Individual and Group Accountability in Retail Loss Prevention

Once you have senior leadership's buy-in, you can then create accountability for controlling loss beyond the LP team. The best place for accountability is in your company's performance reviews.

LP People on the Move: February 2019

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching...

Loss Prevention Certification: Recently Certified – February 2019

We are pleased to recognize and congratulate an industry leader who recently obtained their LPC certification. Despite their demanding schedule and having other impressive educational credentials, they still saw the value and took the time to obtain this industry-leading LPC credential.
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Fundamental Loss Prevention Skills for Establishing a Professional Brand

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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13 Vital Requirements for an Effective Loss Prevention Department

When building a successful loss prevention department, our objectives must be attentive to the ultimate goals of the company and needs of the business.
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Respectful Yet Professional: A Sample Retail Resignation Letter

You’re excited about your new position, but you're anxious over the best way to share the news with your soon-to-be former employer. These suggestions can help.

LP People on the Move: January 2019

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching...

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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.