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How to Catch Someone Stealing without the Use of Excessive Force

More than lecture, video, or online instruction and pen-and-pencil testing, situational exercises or scenario training provides supervisors with a picture of how ready an officer is to handle an event.
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Prevent Shoplifting and Theft with…Music?

In one experiment, Barry Manilow music was broadcast through loudspeakers located in a local parking lot every night between 9 pm and midnight on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Solutions Snapshot: Appriss Retail

To give retailers the competitive edge they need, Appriss Retail developed a cloud-based data integration platform that pulls data from all sources within the retail organization.
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LPF Announces Strategic Partnership with the University of Florida

The Loss Prevention Foundation has recently announced a new partnership with the University of Florida that aims to benefit UF students and the loss prevention/asset protection community.
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From Manufacturer to Retailer: Product Protection Is Everyone’s Job

Solutions to address theft and loss are often led from the retailer side of the partnership, but manufacturers do face responsibilities when it comes to product protection. From manufacturer to retailer, product protection is everyone's job.

LP People on the Move: February 2019

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching...
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Why Point-of-Sale Activation Technology Has Been Heralded as a Kingmaker

In a world where opposites attract, denial of service could be a force for good and put to commercial use, particularly in retail where organized retail crime gangs and opportunist thieves have had a free hand at disrupting legitimate business.
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RESEARCH: How Retailers Actually Use a Bag Searching Policy

Employee theft is a major problem for many employers in the United States, coming in at number two on the list of leading causes of inventory shrinkage (behind shoplifting/ORC), according to the 2018 National Retail Security Survey.
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LPM Insider’s Top 5 Shoplifting and Organized Retail Crime Articles of 2018

In 2018, readers were most interested in posts about organized retail crime associations, offender perspectives on self-checkout theft, and the latest research on loss prevention analytics applications.
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Guilt is One of the Major Consequences of Shoplifting

While there are famous cases of psychopathic individuals committing crimes, the majority of criminals have a conscience that’s functioning just fine. Without deploying careful defense mechanisms, the cognitive dissonance caused by their guilt would eat them alive

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