Groups of technology bandits are targeting Apple stores in a growing number of grab-and-run burglaries. Thieves have hit more than a dozen of the iconic retail locations in recent months, mostly in California. Surveillance video shows how in just seconds, iPhones, iPads and laptops are snatched off tables and taken Read More
“The goal is to delay an aggressor’s access as long as possible, ideally to the point of response,” said Sean Ahrens, CPP, asset protection consultant and security market group leader at AEI. Read More
By Daniel Hardy
When considering the impact of a commercial burglary, it’s tempting to focus solely on the items stolen. However, the true cost of this type of crime is more far-reaching and includes property damage and repair, loss of trade, customer dissatisfaction, management time in dealing with the issue, and more. Read More
After hearing loss prevention leaders describe recent efforts to enhance the security of their stores after closing, it becomes immediately clear that the long, delicate dance between burglars and security continues.
There is change, certainly, such as in the drivers of nighttime risk, with organized gangs, the opioid crisis, ATMs, and Read More
For years, there have been those who have questioned whether retail loss prevention and law enforcement can effectively work in partnership with one another. Professionals working in loss prevention have often felt that law enforcement was unconcerned about helping them with their business. Read More