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A Guide to Up-to-Date Information on the Pandemic 06-15

This week's update of the latest COVID-19 information to help you protect yourself and your family as well as aid LP organizations responding to the epidemic.
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Mall Security: Innovations and Collaboration to Protect Shoppers

When it comes to mall security, retail tenants, employees and shoppers all need to feel secure. Utilize these strategies to improve your security.
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15,000 Security Personnel to Be Hired in Response to COVID-19

G4S announced it will hire more than 15,000 new team members in priority markets across the US over the next two months.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurant Crime in LA and Chicago

With hundreds of COVID-19 cases reported daily, Los Angeles and Chicago are two of the metropolitan areas hardest hit by the pandemic. Residents have...

Perspectives on Crime and Loss in the Age of COVID-19

The CAP Index analytics team examined retail crime reported in March in the Los Angeles area and highlight several preliminary trends affecting retailers.

How COVID-19 Will Change the Way Retailers Do Business

While some companies had to shut their doors either by choice or by mandate, every retailer is affected by this unprecedented global event. There are a number of steps retailers can take, however, to prepare for the unknown as well as protect themselves, their associates, customers, and communities during an emergency event.

SEC Renames Global Security Operations Center Best Practices Group

The Security Executive Council is renaming its Global Security Operations Center Best Practices Group to better convey the high level of energy and innovation in the group and in the operations center and fusion center fields overall.

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.

A Retailer’s Response to Protests Could Impact Its Reputation: An Analysis of Security Mistakes

Retailers are often faced with protests by striking workers or picketing consumers that can lead to potentially damaging publicity. An analysis of security mistakes by retailers provides a number of useful ideas for both corporate and store-level employees for mitigating damaging fallout from protests.

Poll Identifies 7 Challenges for Security Departments

The Security Executive Council, which tracks trends among security practitioners, has identified seven issues that have challenged security leaders over the last 12 months.   ...

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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.