The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: May 6-12

We know that your week can get busy, and the time you have to catch up on the news from around the retail loss prevention industry is often stolen away by other things. That’s why the LPM team sifts through headlines from all over the country to bring only the most relevant LP news to you here, in our special weekly news round-up—the perfect bookend to a productive week.

Here’s What You May Have Missed

CHP Arrests 40 Connections to $150M in Stolen Merchandise
The ORCTF along with CHP conducted a statewide enforcement operation targeting a criminal enterprise believed to be responsible for over $150 million in stolen merchandise.

Shoplifter Pulls Knife During Struggle with Home Depot Worker
A scuffle between a shoplifter and a loss prevention office at a Bronx Home Depot store ended with a knife being pulled on the employee.

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Tigard Police Make 23 Shoplifting Arrests
During an eight-hour period, Tigard police shared they made 23 shoplifting arrests, including 10 teens who were as young as 14.

What’s Been Discovered about the Texas Mall Shooting Victims 
Eight victims were killed when a gunman opened fire on shoppers at the Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas, on Saturday. Here is what has been discovered.

Chicago REI Store Workers Vote to Join Union
Workers at the Near North Side Chicago REI store have voted to unionize, part of a nationwide push to organize at the outdoors retailer.

Former Logan County Employee Repays $28,000 for Grand Theft
A Logan County employee pleaded guilty to grand theft and was ordered to repay over $28,000 in funds taken from cemetery operations in 2021.