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Target Closing 9 Stores Citing Retail Theft and Violence

Target announced that it is closing nine stores across four states, effective Oct. 21. The company said it cannot continue operating these stores because theft and ORC are threatening the safety of its employees and guests.

What Makes People Mad at Work?

What makes people mad at work usually does not result in a mass shooting, but employees mad at work can still create seriously negative issues for other employees and employers.

ACCESS Taskforce Pilot Results Point to Crime Reduction in Both Test Cities

LVT has released the results of its six-month ACCESS Taskforce pilot, which began last November and concluded in May.

Retail Theft: A Hidden Crisis

In this article, Tom Meehan delves into why retail theft is often downplayed due to the violation happening in public versus in homes, cars, etc., and strategies to combat the problem.

Webinar: Mental Health in Retail—It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Join us as we discuss challenges and opportunities with mental health in retail.
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Addressing the Proliferation of Flash Mob Robberies

Flash mob robberies are worsening. In this article, we revisit the topic as a severe incident recently broke headlines this past weekend.

New Emergency Notification Service Available for Active Shooter Events

SDS has introduced ResponderLink, a new 911 notification service for gunshot events, capable of preventing more deaths during violent incidents.

Safety on the Loading Dock

Loading docks are complex workspaces where people, equipment, and vehicles come together in dangerous ways. Between 2015 and 2020, around 33,000 employees missed work because of injuries and illnesses incurred on loading docks, dock plates, and ramps.

Webinar: Christmas in July

Join us for this roundtable discussion to discuss the challenges of the upcoming holidays, methods and strategies to help us prepare for the holiday season.

Altercation Leads to Shooting at a South Florida Walmart

Police say an argument escalated when a fight between two groups inside a Walmart erupted in gunfire, leaving one person dead and others injured.
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