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Retail Crime in Los Angeles

Retail Crime in Los Angeles

“Crime is up.” “How should I protect my employees and customers from increasing violence?” “More and more shoplifting incidents escalate into physical assaults.”

Comments or questions of this nature have certainly increased in frequency within the retail environment in the past two years or so. Is it just retail though? Certainly   Read More


Technology-Based Strategy Fuels Collaborative Program with Law Enforcement to Prosecute Retail Theft and Reduce Recidivism

Technology-Based Strategy Fuels Collaborative Program with Law Enforcement to Prosecute Retail Theft and Reduce Recidivism

How can retailers minimize their exposure to store theft from career criminals, both effectively partnering with law enforcement and prosecutors and ensuring convicted offenders do not return to steal again?

Loss prevention organizations have struggled for decades to protect retail locations from thieves who understand the difficulty of apprehension and prosecution   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011.   Read More


LAAORCA: Taking a Bite Out of Organized Retail Crime

LAAORCA: Taking a Bite Out of Organized Retail Crime

LAAORCA, the Los Angeles Area Organized Retail Crime Association, is still active and growing as a law enforcement-retail loss prevention partnership in the Los Angeles market. As similar organizations are established across the country, LAAORCA provides a model of success that others should consider in the ongoing fight against organized   Read More