Tag: about shoplifting


C-Store Clerk Stabbed by Shoplifter

C-Store Clerk Stabbed by Shoplifter

In South Dakota, Sioux Falls police say a 21-year-old woman stabbed a convenience store employee after he confronted her about shoplifting frozen chicken. Authorities say the woman, who is a transient, tried to shoplift some frozen chicken and the employee confronted her outside and took back the box of chicken.

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Retail Theft a Motive in Shooting

Retail Theft a Motive in Shooting

A theft at a Winter Park, Florida, Goodwill store led to a shooting and lock-down at Rollins College on Monday, according to police. Jerad Christopher Vasquez, 19, was taken into custody after 9 p.m. Monday, they said. North Orange Avenue was shut down between Denning Drive and Holt Avenue into   Read More


The Worldwide Impact of Shrink

The Worldwide Impact of Shrink

In the United States and around the globe, shrink continues to be a challenge for retailers, especially as competition grows, profit margins constrict, and the availability of quality employees becomes increasingly limited. Retail companies in the US have been hit especially hard by shrink in the last five years, but   Read More


Monitors or Locked Displays?

It’s complicated. We don’t want to overplay our hand here, but the role and responsibility of today’s asset protection professionals is increasingly complex, and mission critical, to their organizations. Think about it: LP is protecting globally traveling people, extensive supply chains, hundreds or thousands of stores, distribution centers and offices,   Read More


Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

Booster bags, or so-called “magic bags,” continue to be one of the more popular shoplifting methods used by professional thieves. These foil-lined carriers work because the lining prevents the alarms actually connecting with the tag when passing through scanners. Despite penalties imposed on thieves for going equipped with these bags,   Read More