Education-based programs offering offense-specific, age-appropriate programming for shoplifting offenders are proven to reduce repeat offenses, which is not only the imperative of the criminal justice system but also the goal of the retailers as the victims. [Sponsored] Read More
Editor’s Note: The following missive is a response from the National Association of Shoplifting Prevention (NASP) to the class action lawsuit filed against a number of major retailers on April 9, which asserts that the retailers participated in a racketeering scheme with Utah-based Corrective Education Company (CEC).
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Shoplifting in Fitting Rooms
Will shoplifting in fitting rooms continue to be a problem given new technologies and laws?
By Bill Turner, LPC
Any loss prevention professional who has worked is a store that sells apparel is probably familiar with customers shoplifting in fitting rooms. But how much do you know about changing Read More
As cyber criminals continue to evolve their tactics, it is imperative that businesses become more vigilant to combat cyber attacks.
Watch the on-demand webinar “Anatomy of a Cyberattack,” as the panel of cyber experts dissect recent cyberattacks that brought businesses to their knees globally. The webinar also provides a roadmap for Read More
Caroline Kochman is executive director of the National Association of Shoplifting Prevention (NASP). She began her tenure with NASP in 1993 as director of court services where she played an integral role in the development and distribution of NASP’s court- ordered prevention programs. NASP now works with all stakeholders in Read More
Many characteristics comprise a retailer—products, price, customer service, store design, and more. Nothing, however, has a more profound impact on potential customers than how they feel about a retailer. Read More
By Jack Trlica
In a lawsuit filed in 2015 against Corrective Education Company (CEC), Judge Harold Kahn of the Superior Court of California granted summary judgment against CEC’s restorative justice diversion program, calling it “unlawful because that program violates California’s extortion and false imprisonment laws.”
In his ruling filed August 14, Judge Kahn wrote, Read More
$2M shoplifting ring
Mexican store firebombed
Theft ring may be tied to $1.9M in thefts
Lowe’s Hires Disabled Vet, Service Dog
16,000 counterfeit goods seized
Stolen credit card ring
Airman sells $50k military equipment on eBay
Those within the loss prevention field have observed the trend to deviate away from hiring private investigators (PI) to do your organized retail crime (ORC) surveillance projects to teaching your in-house investigators within a structured surveillance training program. The cost and complexities of PI contracts have switched to expanding the Read More