Tag: robbery prevention


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


ORC Survey and Security Lawsuit

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A Security Lawsuit Is a Legal Landmine

A Security Lawsuit Is a Legal Landmine

Nine seconds after three armed men entered a convenience store in Rochester, NY, one of them shot security guard Brian Brown in the face. “Thirty-six pellets went into my eye, the rest went into my head,” he told local WHAM 13 News. “They’re still in there.”

Naturally, a lawsuit against the   Read More


The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) in Action

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) in Action

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) aims to improve theft prevention and recovery by collaborating with retailers via its Violent Crime Working Group. A recent LPRC event, the Houston Robbery Prevention Summit, benefitted from the participation of more than 12 retail chains, as well as from federal and local law   Read More


Be All You Can Be

Fear of crime is real, and it’s costing retailers. All retail chains strive to generate sales by stocking well-designed stores with desirable merchandise and friendly, helpful associates. But all this is for naught if shoppers perceive the site is dangerous. If they do, they won’t even visit. As mentioned in   Read More