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Inpixon Joins Forces with National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association

Inpixon, a leading indoor positioning and data analytics company, announced it is collaborating with the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association to combat retail crime...

Retail Theft Cases “Soared” in 2018 According to Recent Survey

Over 279,000 shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2018 by just 20 large retailers who recovered over $114 million from these thieves, according...

Exactly What Is a Shoplifter and How Much Do You Know?

The crime of shoplifting is as old as shopping itself. The first documented cases of shoplifting took place in 16th-century London and involved groups of men called “lifters” (early organized retail crime?).
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STUDY: Are Flea Market Products Stolen Goods?

Almost 100 flea markets were randomly selected from a guide of 1,000 locations and visited by our teams to assess the availability, pricing, and condition of a high-loss men’s shaving product as example of flea markets and stolen products activity.
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Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

Successful organized retail crime associations are typically independent, multi-jurisdictional, customer-centric, and a recognized non-profit to be best positioned to lead the public/private partnership and combat ORC.
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Why Retailers Must Invest in Their Communities to Stop Shoplifting

Criminal justice and police look at [shoplifting] like a nuisance crime, and society often views it as harmless. As a result, it is rarely addressed effectively. [Sponsored]
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Shoplifting: A Gateway Crime?

Seventy-nine percent of criminal and juvenile justice professionals believe, based on their experience with offenders, that shoplifting is a "gateway" crime.
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Why Does It Feel Good to Shoplift?

It's commonly understood that shoplifting can be a thrill-seeking behavior. It's like a little game you play with the store.
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Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics

The NRSS indicates that shoplifting accounted for 35.7 percent of the reported shrink in 2017, which is down from 39.3 percent in 2016.
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How to Catch Someone Stealing without the Use of Excessive Force

More than lecture, video, or online instruction and pen-and-pencil testing, situational exercises or scenario training provides supervisors with a picture of how ready an officer is to handle an event.

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