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What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Contemporary loss prevention professionals still maintain responsibility for retail security. But they also must handle employee theft issues, data protection, safety and risk management, inventory audits, legal compliance, and matters related to organized retail crime and fraud.   Read More


Flash Mob Robbery and the Retail Threat

Flash Mob Robbery and the Retail Threat

What started out a few years ago as a phenomenon that used social networking sites to gather a group of people in a public place to dance or perform another innocent form of entertainment has since evolved into a method of gathering together violent protesters—or thieves in pursuit of your   Read More


Loss Prevention Managers: How Do You Deal with Problem Employees?

Loss Prevention Managers: How Do You Deal with Problem Employees?

You hate confrontations with employees. They only seem to make things worse. Sometimes you even end up firing an employee. For these reasons, you generally avoid giving employees negative feedback unless it’s absolutely necessary. When it comes to small performance issues, you don’t come down like a ton of bricks; instead, you hint at a problem, making   Read More


LP Associate Stabbed by Shoplifter

LP Associate Stabbed by Shoplifter

LP associate stabbed by shoplifter
San Antonio, Texas, Police are reporting that a Walmart loss prevention associate was stabbed and seriously injured after making a shoplifting stop. Details are still sketchy, but police do say that the LP associate followed a homeless person out of the store, and when he approached   Read More