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LPM Magpie Awards: Melissa Allgood, Excellence in Leadership

“I feel my greatest accomplishment is building a team that embodies the culture and philosophy of loss prevention, providing objective findings and results to the organization that are a positive financial impact to the bottom line.”

VIDEO: Graphically Shows Deputy Who Shot Mother of Shoplifting Suspect Violated Policy

A Greenville (South Carolina) County Sheriff's Office deputy who inadvertently shot the mother of a shoplifting suspect inside a Greer home violated agency policy...

It’s Riskier to Work in Retail Than on America’s Factory Floors

The holiday shopping season and the extended hours that come with it are taking a toll on America’s retail workers. Employees at shopping malls and...

VIDEO: 4 Killed in Shootout Following Theft of UPS Truck

Two suspects and two civilians died in Florida on Thursday after an attempted robbery led to the theft of a UPS truck and a...

Women Arrested for Allegedly Filling Purses with $18K in Stolen Merchandise

Bellevue (Washington) Police arrested two women for allegedly stealing more than $18,000 worth of merchandise from Bellevue stores. Detectives say the women carried large...

Making a Presence with a Store in NYC

Target is bolstering its presence in the Big Apple with a store in the heart of Times Square, CNBC has learned. The discount retailer has...

4 in 10 Security Cameras Can Be at Risk of Cyber-attack Due to Outdated...

Outdated camera firmware and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense according to new research conducted by Genetec.

To Detain or Not to Detain

Apprehension may or may not generate general and specific deterrence with some people. Detention can shame the offender or at least convince them to not try that crime again. Non-detention risks sending the message to those thieves and others aware of the policy that the store will not physically resist ongoing theft efforts. What does a retailer do?

Police Allege Woman Shoplifted Over $10,000 Worth of Merchandise

On Tuesday, Wareham, Massachusetts, Police Officer Aaron Pacheco responded to AutoZone on Cranberry Highway for a shoplifting. A witness had observed a female walk...

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