The Prisons Are Full and Why That Impacts Retail Crime | Ep. 37

Retail losses due to external theft continue to rise, and a major reason is that those people involved in retail crime can continue with little fear of significant punishment. If the crimes they are committing are not listed in the “violent offense” category, few will ever see the inside of a prison due to prison overcrowding. The end result is retail loss prevention organizations continue to deal with the same people over and over again. In this podcast, former law enforcement and loss prevention investigator Frank Muscato examines the problem and what some retailers are doing to address the problem.