Retail Security

Loss Prevention Equipment, video surveillance laws, ORC methods

What You Need to Know about Video Surveillance Laws

Surveillance footage is most effective when used to impeach a plaintiff’s credibility as to the extent of his or her injuries. Since the tape is factual, not opinion, it is not subject to traditional credibility attacks, note Rubin and Stempler.
retail shoplifting policies and procedures, company security policy

The Complete Guide to Ensuring Staff Compliance with Your Company Security Policy

All workplace security behaviors have either a positive or negative outcome. Positive security behaviors help safeguard assets; negative behaviors put them at risk. Loss prevention policies are the starting point for encouraging positive security behavior.
executive protection

Tips for Executive Protection in Dangerous Times

CEOs and top company executives are increasingly visible embodiments of their companies. Indeed, some top executives are now brands unto themselves, and the celebrity of entrepreneurs has reached new heights. One businessman/brand/celebrity has ridden his profile all the way to the White House.
security culture, security officer job description

How to Improve Your Retail Security Culture

Security committees can be useful to loss prevention departments by formalizing the role that staff plays in preventing theft and promoting security. The strategy may also broaden responsibility for asset protection and integrate it into everyday store operations.
retail risk management

STUDY: How Do Stores Handle Retail Risk Management?

The currently described retail risk management research was an attempt to gauge whether and how retail chains segregate stores into risk and vulnerability bands for more precise protective support.
security survey

5 Tips for Conducting a Security Survey That Could Lead to More Value for...

There are obvious ways to reduce the cost of security audits—piggybacking on other store audits, for example. But how else might retailers receive better value from store security reviews?
data security best practices, physical security threats and vulnerabilities

Are Your Solution Providers Following Data Security Best Practices?

There may be no better symbol of the nation’s modern, high-tech military as its fleet of predator drones. So it surely caused a few red faces at the Pentagon when it was discovered that insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq had used $26 software to intercept live video feeds from the unmanned planes.

How to Make Sense of Randomized Controlled Trials: A Guide from LPRC’s Research Team

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are the gold standard in evidence-based research. At first glance, they seem simple enough: Give some patients the real drug, give some the placebo, and see what happens.
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,...

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