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Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

Successful organized retail crime associations are typically independent, multi-jurisdictional, customer-centric, and a recognized non-profit to be best positioned to lead the public/private partnership and combat ORC.
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To Detain or Not to Detain

Apprehension may or may not generate general and specific deterrence with some people. Detention can shame the offender or at least convince them to not try that crime again. Non-detention risks sending the message to those thieves and others aware of the policy that the store will not physically resist ongoing theft efforts. What does a retailer do?

Exactly What Is a Shoplifter and How Much Do You Know?

The crime of shoplifting is as old as shopping itself. The first documented cases of shoplifting took place in 16th-century London and involved groups of men called “lifters” (early organized retail crime?).
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Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics

The NRSS indicates that shoplifting accounted for 35.7 percent of the reported shrink in 2017, which is down from 39.3 percent in 2016.
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Loss Prevention Manager Convicted in Theft of $230K from Store

An Oregon woman was convicted of theft for stealing thousand of dollars from a Fred Meyer store. Yesterday, a jury convicted a loss prevention...
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6 Upcoming Loss Prevention Conferences and Events

2019 is in high gear, and we're just getting started. Let LPM help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course.
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Video Released of Cop Hit by Car While Chasing Shoplift Suspect

Updating a post that we brought to you in Friday's LPM Weekly, the identity of the Boynton Beach police officer hit by an SUV while...

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