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CONTROLTEK Launches New EAS System With Five Year Warranty
CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, launched its first AM EAS system at this week's RILA conference in Orlando. The new system, named SAM1AM, boasts high-quality construction, network connectivity, remote tuning and 6' entrance coverage.

"There is a need in the retail industry for a high-end AM system that doesn't come with a high-end price and long installation delays," said Tom Meehan, CONTROLTEK's Chief Strategy Officer. "The SAM1AM system we just launched is made in Europe of high-quality materials used in the automotive industry; it performs equal to or better than any AM system currently available; and offers multiple enhancement options, including people counting and analytics. Best of all, it is available right now, and installations can be scheduled on a short notice."

According to Meehan, SAM1AM comes with a five-year warranty. The system easily blends into most retail environments, thanks to its clear acrylic panels and elegant design. Read more here.

M&S Head of LP advises RFID is 'no miracle cure'
Richard Jenkins, head of loss prevention and RFID at Marks & Spencer, has warned that retailers should not view RFID as a "miracle cure".

Jenkins is an advocate of RFID technology but believes some implement it without a clear idea of the problem they are trying to solve.

"RFID has been something of a niche and novelty previously in retail, but now there is a competitive disadvantage in not doing it," said Jenkins at RBTE. "This is not a miracle cure for all the ills and challenges a retailer faces in the modern world.

"The question I ask anyone is what is the problem they are trying to solve, and often there is not one and they are just wanting to use it because they think it is sexier than using a barcode."

Jenkins says the fundamental reason for RFID is making sure the right product is in the right store when it needs to be, which helps prevent markdowns and boosts the bottom line. essentialretail.com

Jacksonville, FL: Toys "R" Us Manager charged with stealing up to $15,000
Former LP at Bealls, Sears and Toys "R" Us

John Lippy, 43, is charged with felony organized fraud and three counts of employee theft between $399 and $4,999. Lippy declined to be interviewed at this time while he seeks legal representation.

An account under the same name appears on LinkedIn. The last job on the profile is an assistant store manager at Toys "R" Us. The page includes stints in loss prevention at Bealls and Sears, as well as numerous other positions with Toys "R" Us, including "regional investigator" in charge of camera installation, cash controls and managing store detectives.

The very first job that appears on the profile is Toys "R" Us associate in 1993. The year coincides with criminal justice studies at Carroll Community College, according to the LinkedIn page. firstcoastnews.com

Black men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks reach agreements
City officials promise to set up $200K program

Two African-American men whose arrest at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month sparked protests over racial bias have reached agreements with the coffee store chain and the city, and have pledged to support a $200,000 effort to encourage young entrepreneurs.

The details of the financial settlement that Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson reached this week with Starbucks are confidential, the company said. The parties agreed to work to "develop specific actions and opportunities."

The two men will give input to former US Attorney Eric Holder, who is working with Starbucks on its diversity efforts. Robinson and Nelson also reached a settlement with the city for $1 each, said city spokesman Mike Dunn.

The men will work with the city and a nonprofit organization to develop criteria, review applications and award the $200,000 grant, Dunn said. The grant will establish "a pilot curriculum for public high school students to develop the skills necessary to pursue their dream of being entrepreneurs," according to Dunn. cnn.com

Joint Statement from Starbucks CEO, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson
After constructive conversations, and mediation before a retired federal judge in Philadelphia, Donte Robinson, Rashon Nelson and Kevin Johnson, CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company, reached a settlement agreement earlier this week that will allow both sides to move forward and continue to talk and explore means of preventing similar occurrences at any Starbucks location. businesswire.com

C-Level Shakeup at Nike Demonstrates the Power of Surveys
When Nike management refused to acknowledge (never mind try to fix) the company's misogynist culture, female executives used something very simple, yet surprisingly effective to turn things around: a survey. The survey, distributed informally among Nike's female employees, asked respondents whether they had experienced sexual harassment or bias while at the company.

In March, they delivered the completed surveys to Nike CEO Mark Parker. Within a few weeks, six high-level male executives announced they were leaving the company, including Trevor Edwards president of the Nike brand, who had been widely expected to take over as CEO of the company within two years. he dismissals came about after a review by an outside firm, according to some reports. Either way, they proveproof of how powerful this humble tool that's available to everyone can be if you use it right.

A survey is data.

An individual complaint is easy enough to set aside, but a survey, especially one with more than a few respondents, is a data point. We live in a world that has new respect for data, especially since so many successful companies owe their success to their ability to quickly gather data and then use that data to make better decisions. When you present data that proves harassment is a problem, that's pretty hard to ignore.

Data has another appealing quality in that anything that can be measured once can be measured again later. That holds out the hope that if Nike works to solve its problems, a follow-up survey might show some improvement. That can create at least some incentive to improve things. inc.com

2,959 Store Closures and Counting in 2018
That's the number of store closures announced so far this year. The growth of shopping options - either new brands popping up or just the general shift to online shopping - has contributed to a retail malaise that hasn't been kind to the bricks-and-mortar channel. While many retailers plan to open new stores, that number continues to be overshadowed by the rate of store closures.

In 2017, nearly 7,000 store closures were announced, and slightly over 5,000 doors actually shuttered. The balance was slated for closure this year. Many closures were due to store realignment initiatives; others were due to bankruptcies, some of which resulted in liquidations. Examples of the latter include Sports Authority, Eastern Mountain Outfitters and Hhgregg.

While the 2,959 stores scheduled to close this year include some revealed in 2017, the majority are new.

Coach - 8 stores
Kate Spade - 11 stores
Steve Alan - 17 stores
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. - 250 stores
J. Crew Group Inc. - 20 stores
Claire's - 92 stores
Signet Jewelers Ltd. - At least 200 stores
Toys 'R' Us - 730 stores
Stage Stores - 25-30 stores
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. - 15-25 stores
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Up to 60 stores
The Walking Company - At least 5 stores
Foot Locker - 110 stores
Charlotte Olympia - 4 stores

B&B Bachrach - 14 stores
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. - 8 stores
Nordstrom Inc. - 1 store
Sam's Club - 63 stores
Kiko USA - 24 stores
A'gaci - At least 49 stores
Sears Holdings Corp. - 103 stores
Macy's Inc. - At least 11 stores
Target Corp. - 12 stores
Walgreens Boots Alliance - 600 Rite Aid Stores
The Children's Place - 144 stores
Ascena Retail Group - 268 stores
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. - 100-125 stores

Editor's Note: This tally of store closures by WWD is close to our own tally of 3,069 publicly reported store closures in Q1 2018, which can be read here.

Amazon Threatens Seattle Over New Tax That Would Help the Homeless
Amazon has suspended part of its expansion plans in Seattle, pending the outcome of a City Council vote on a new tax on large employers that would fund programs aimed at providing affordable housing and helping the homeless.

The company, which already employs more than 40,000 people in Seattle, has been planning a new 17-storey office tower that would house at least 7,000 new workers. But now the project is on hold, and Amazon is even threatening to sublease out all the space it's leased in another building that's already under construction. fortune.com

Brinks Truck Makes It Rain Over Indianapolis Highway
$600,000 Flies Out The Back Door

Indiana State Police are asking anyone who found loose money on I-70 Wednesday money to return it. A chaotic scene unfolded around 9 a.m. on westbound I-70, near Holt Road, when the back security door on a Brinks truck came open. Troopers say people were jumping over fences from the adjacent neighborhood to stuff their pockets with money.

"Bags of money were falling out of the back onto the interstate," said ISP Corporal Brock McCooe. "Sort of something out of a movie scene, where you have bills, loose bills flying all over the interstate, vehicles stopping, people getting out of their cars."

Troopers at the scene initially said up to $600,000 had flown across the interstate, but police later said the exact amount was not known.

The Brinks truck driver told state police that another driver waved at him and pointed to the back of his truck, and that's when he realized the door was not secure and had opened. It's not known whether the incident was the result of mechanical failure, or human error, police said. cbs4indy.com

Vice President of Human Resources, Safety, Security and Loss Prevention
for Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region in Tacoma, WA

The Vice President of Human Resources, Safety, Security & Loss Prevention for Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region serves on the organization's executive team and is responsible for the strategy and delivery of the organization's human resources and safety policies for its approximately 1,600 employees across its 15-county region. This role is also responsible for Goodwill's retail security and loss prevention program, which is closely linked to the safety of its retail employees in its 37 stores. linkedin.com

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RILA Conference: Was it Worth Attending?

By David George
Managing Partner - Calibration Group, LLC

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) provides the first of several conferences each year dedicated to bringing us all together to share ideas that consistently prove their value in helping to improve the protection of employees, customers, and retail brands, as well as enhance company profits.

The retail Loss Prevention/Asset Protection (LP/AP) industry's conference season was officially kicked off this week by RILA as industry leaders and practitioners converged on the city of Orlando to network and collaborate with their peers, and to learn about new solutions designed to help retailers reduce inventory shortage and improve customer and employee safety.

Was it worth attending? Should LP/AP professionals be spending their valuable time and resources traveling not just to the RILA conference, but to any of our industry-specific conferences?

There's only one way to find the answers to these questions. As I walked through the convention center at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, I quickly became engaged in conversations with current and former colleagues entrenched in the age-old battle of profit & people protection. From these conversations, I will list the most interesting responses I received when asking attendees the questions listed above:

"The common answer is probably having the ability to see new technology. But for me, attending conferences is the best way to ask colleagues from all retail disciplines how they are solving the same issues I have at my organization. Nothing is more beneficial than that. I find this to be the best way to learn from their mistakes, and for them to learn from mine." - Director of Asset Protection, grocery industry.

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Vector Security® Networks Launches New Version of InSite Reporting Platform Driven by Customer Feedback

Redesigned system features mobile-friendly dashboards, easy to navigate interface, customizable widgets and interactive reporting personalized for the customer.

PITTSBURGH, April 30, 2018 - Vector Security® Networks, the single source provider of managed network services and physical security solutions to multi-site businesses across North America, releases InSite, a new online alarm, data management and reporting system.

"This is more than just an upgrade, it's a completely new portal designed from the ground up to make data more accessible," said Jennifer Shimmin, Customer Data Administrator, Vector Security Networks. "The changes bring in new technology, increased security, document management and reporting, as well as modular capabilities that adapt to customers' needs like the ability to view reports for all sites, regional sites or a single location so that comparative performance can be assessed quickly and easily."

"Perhaps the biggest highlight of the redesign is our new, easy-to-navigate visual dashboard," she said. "The dashboard was created with extensive input from our customers...we wanted to learn about their needs, what information is valuable to them and how they prefer the data to be presented."

The feedback resulted in a new dashboard that contains everything customers want to know about their site(s) at a glance:

Customizable widgets (graphical on-screen interfaces that allow easy access to data) that can be updated dynamically to meet customers' needs based on reports accessed most frequently

    - Exception and schedule-based events
    - Policy offenders and open/close status
    - Operator actions and signals received
    - Service response and repair time
View the entire company brand, select multiple sites by hierarchy or sub-brand, or drill down to a singular site
Chart views of data for quick reference

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All 4 major U.S. credit cards ditch signatures, with eye on biometrics
As of last month, four of the largest credit card networks in the United States no longer require signatures to complete transactions -- a move driven by evolving security and technology.

American Express, Discover and Mastercard gave merchants the option to stop requesting handwritten authentication for credit and debit card transactions April 13, while Visa implemented the policy the following day.

While each credit card company eliminated the signature, individual retailers also have the choice to keep collecting signatures or stop. Several major retail chains, including Walmart, have sought to end the longtime practice because those sales must be processed in a way that takes more time and costs twice as much as transactions that use a PIN. upi.com

Data Breaches Drive Consumer Stress over Cybersecurity
Kaspersky Lab has revealed a new survey report, which shows that 81 percent of Americans and 72 percent of Canadians admit to feeling stressed by the news of data breaches. The Kaspersky Lab report, "The State of Cyber-Stress," found that consumers' lack of awareness of how to protect themselves from online threats is leading to increased stress levels around technology usage and cybersecurity as a whole.

While these levels of cyber-stress may seem excessive to some, the research revealed that consumers' fears about becoming the next victim of a cyberattack are justified. Kaspersky Lab found that 46 percent of survey respondents have experienced at least one cybersecurity issue in the last five years. Furthermore, a small percentage of people - 14 percent of Americans and six percent of Canadians - admitted to facing four or more cybersecurity issues in the last five years. businesswire.com

Survey Shows Sensitive Data Goes Astray in Email
Nearly half (45%) of employees have accidentally included banking information in email sent to an unintended recipient outside the organization, a new study found.

The Clearswift survey of 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany, and Australia, shows that more than a quarter of users have been on the receiving end of mis-addressed sensitive information, indicating that the flow of poorly managed private information goes in both directions.

Upon receiving unintended information, 31% of employees say that they would read the email, with 12% admitting they would scroll through to read the entire email chain. Once read, only 27% would delete the email from their inboxes. darkreading.com

Are Your Employees Posting Passwords Online?
Storing passwords in plaintext online is never a good idea, but it's remarkable how many companies have employees who are doing just that using online collaboration tools like Trello.com. Last week, KrebsOnSecurity notified a host of companies that employees were using Trello to share passwords for sensitive internal resources. Among those put at risk by such activity included an insurance firm, a state government agency and ride-hailing service Uber.

By default, Trello boards for both enterprise and personal use are set to either private (requires a password to view the content) or team-visible only (approved members of the collaboration team can view).

But that doesn't stop individual Trello users from manually sharing personal boards that include proprietary employer data, information that may be indexed by search engines and available to anyone with a Web browser. And unfortunately for organizations, far too many employees are posting sensitive internal passwords and other resources on their own personal Trello boards that are left open and exposed online. krebsonsecurity.com

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Could A Universal 'Buy Button' Make Online Shopping Easier?
'Online payments are the wild west'
In the physical world, card transactions flow through point-of-sale (POS) terminals certified by the payment networks. These terminals are bound by industry standards and manufactured by a relatively small number of hardware companies, creating a near-universal checkout experience from merchant to merchant. This level of consistency and standardization is not seen in digital commerce, where approaches to checkout are varied and transactions filter through a highly fragmented and complex web of payments and technology providers. While in-store payments have uniformity, online payments are the wild west.

The absence of checkout homogeneity in digital commerce has created, among other things, an inconsistent customer experience, low conversion rates and a disjointed approach to security. This was reluctantly tolerated for decades, but burgeoning digital commerce growth is creating an impetus for change; 451 Research's Global Unified Commerce Forecast projects online retail sales to expand from $2.8 trillion this year to $5.8 trillion by 2022.

With the recent backing of EMVCo's Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) framework, Visa and Mastercard have made an important first step toward bringing uniformity to digital commerce transactions. In their support of the SRC approach, both networks have surfaced the idea of a universal 'buy button' as a way to deliver a common, secure checkout experience across all merchants selling online. Their idea is that by implementing a familiar and ubiquitous checkout option, security and authentication approaches can be standardized and consumers will no longer be confronted by laborious and inconsistent payment processes. forbes.com

The enormous influence of online reviews
How important are online reviews?

How important are online reviews?
For small businesses in particular, they can mean the difference between failure and success. Any small business owner will tell you that social review sites such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Angie's List can be invaluable for attracting new customers. In a 2017 survey, 97 percent of consumers said they looked at online sites for information on local businesses, according to consulting firm BrightLocal, and 85 percent said they trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. Because positive reviews have such a big impact on consumers' decisions, they can help smaller shops compete with their much bigger rivals, despite vastly different advertising and marketing budgets.

Why are reviews so influential?
Reviews "level the playing field between chains and independent businesses," said Brett Hollenbeck, an assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. A recent survey found that 22 percent of respondents would not spend money on a business after reading a single negative review. After three bad reviews, the number jumps to 59 percent. theweek.com

Gaithersburg, MD: Woman steals $52,615 in designer merchandise from Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores
A Loss Prevention officer is being credited with stymieing an alleged professional shoplifter, with security camera footage of the incident to boot. In mid-April, Natalia Shchetinkina, 47, entered the Nordstrom Rack in Gaithersburg. The loss prevention officer observed Shchetinkina allegedly swap out price tags on an Alexander McQueen dress. Shchetinkina proceeded to purchase the $640 article of clothing for a bargain price of $13.49, thanks to the tag trade.

As Shchetinkina exited the discount fashion retailer, designer dress in hand, the loss prevention officer confronted her and called the Gaithersburg Police Department. Upon further investigation, Nordstrom Rack determined the brand's mainline Nordstrom store at Tysons Corner had been monitoring Shchetinkina for a couple of years. Between April 2016 and January 2017 alone, police say Shchetinkina returned 130 items at the Tysons location without proof of purchase. However, Nordstrom, which is known for exemplary customer service, issued credit card refunds and/or gift cards for all 130 items, totaling $52,615.74 in losses. wjila.com

Charles, MD: Man stole over $11,000 worth of fragrances in past 4 months
After four months of investigation and pursuing countless leads, Detective C. Gilroy, from the Charles County Sheriff's Office arrested Edward Daniel Sloane, 51, in connection with multiple thefts of expensive women's fragrances and men's cologne. Sloane was first spotted in January entering a department store and stealing dozens of bottles of perfumes. Surveillance footage of the thefts was released, but he was not identified. Throughout the next few months, Sloane returned to the same store and stole approximately $11,000 worth of fragrances. smnewsnet.com

Hershey, PA: 2 charged for shoplifting at Tanger Outlets, two Police chases
Two Harrisburg women have been charged for a retail theft and pursuit incident in Hershey and Hummelstown on Tuesday. Honisty K. Brown, 21, and Daniell O. Chavious, 23, were arraigned on counts of endangering the welfare of a child, fleeing and eluding, retail theft, reckless driving, and driving with a suspended license. abc27.com

Suffield, CT: Connecticut Police extradite Massachusetts man suspected of Multiple Shoplifting incidents
A Massachusetts man is facing charges in two states for his alleged role in multiple shoplifting incidents. According to police during March and April, 2017, CVS Pharmacy in Suffield was the target of several shopliftings. Following an investigation, police arrested 5 suspects and recovered the stolen items. Units say on March 17, 2017, one of the suspects, 27-year-old Nicholas Roy of Springfield, Mass. fled CVS with more than $500 in stolen merchandise. wtnh.com

Update: Pittsburgh, PA: Two suspects who police say were at the heart of a massive series of thefts from a Pittsburgh UPS facility waived their preliminary hearings yesterday
Thomas and Carey both waived their hearings and agreed to stand trial on charges they stole very expensive items from package at the UPS distribution center in Pittsburgh and pawned them off in Monroeville. From 2015 to 2017, Thomas is accused of sealing gold coins, jewelry, a $25,000 diamond and a gun which all totaled more than $120,000. wpxi.com

Update: Columbus, NE: Aaron' Store Manager pleads No Contest to theft of stealing identification to create phony financial accounts
Michael Schnelle, 43, was convicted Tuesday in Platte County of two counts of identity theft $1,500-$5,000 and one count of theft-unlawful taking stemming in connection with $100,000 in company losses at Aaron's. columbustelegram.com

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Shootings, Deaths & Threats

Dallas, TX: Update: Home Depot's Loss Prevention Scott Painter moved to ICU and condition improving
Scott Painter, the loss prevention officer shot by a suspect who opened fire inside a Home Depot, remains in ICU, but his family says they're hopeful. His mother, Leslie LeBlanc says he remembers every detail. "He relives it pretty frequently," LeBlanc said. She sat down for a one-on-one interview with WFAA because she wants people to know about her son. wfaa.com

Update: Wichita, KS: Teens arrested in shooting of Menards Loss Prevention Officer
Wichita police say two teenagers have been arrested in connection to Monday's shooting of a Menards loss prevention officer. Officer Charley Davidson said Wednesday afternoon that the 18-year-old male involved was arrested in Hays. The other suspect, a 17-year-old girl, crashed a stolen Mercedes in Derby on Tuesday. She was hospitalized and later booked into the juvenile detention center for aggravated battery, auto theft and flee and elude. The shooting at Menards happened Monday afternoon. Police say the 34-year-old loss prevention officer observed the suspects exit the store with a home surveillance system without paying. When the couple got outside, the officer tried to stop them and got into a struggle with the female suspect. The male suspect then shot the officer in the stomach and the suspects drove off . The Loss Prevention Officer was treated at a local hospital and released. kake.com

Fresco, TX: Arrested Plano Student Was Inspired by Islamic State to Carry Out Attack at Stonebriar Mall
A 17-year-old North Texas student is accused of criminal solicitation of capital murder and making a terroristic threat in an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out a mass shooting at suburban Dallas mall, officials said. The teen, Matin Azizi-Yarand, who lives with his parents in Plano, was arrested Tuesday at Plano West Senior High School and is now being held at the Collin County Jail on $3 million bond. Under Texas law he'll be tried as an adult and faces up to life in prison for criminal solicitation and up to 10 years in prison for making a terroristic threat.

Officials said in an arrest affidavit Azizi-Yarand talked online with a FBI source starting in December 2017 and told the informant how he wanted to conduct a terrorist attack. Over the course of four months, investigators said the suspect communicated with two informants and an undercover agent about possible targets that included an unnamed school, a Hindu temple and then Stonebriar Centre mall in Frisco. nbcdfw.com

UK: New Zealand: Armored Car Guard Robbed at Gas Station; 1 suspect shot and killed in gun battle with Police

Atlanta, GA: Bulletproof glass saves grocery store clerk from armed robbers

Pittsburgh, PA: 2 men shot outside C- Store in Hill District

Robberies & Thefts

Action, MA: Customer help stop Robbery at CVS
A masked robber demanding 'pills and money' was taken down quickly by a customer who refused to be a victim. The customer, Alex Malo said, "I'm not going to let anyone hold a gun on me or shoot anyone I know.. So I dropped him like a bag, of bricks." Malo says he put the man in a headlock as other customers ran for the doors, and kept him pinned to the ground until Police arrived. wcvb.com

Brea, CA: Gang Member Accused of 7-Eleven Robbery Spree Arrested; tied to 12 Armed Robberies since Oct 2016

Bethany, OK: Police looking for Armed Robber targeting cell phone stores

Kay Outlet in the Vacaville Premium Outlets, Vacaville, CA reported a Grab & Run on 5/1; item valued at $26,999

Skimming Thefts

Woodside, NY: 2 Men Sentenced to Jail For ATM Skimming Scheme; 300 credit/debit cards, 130 forgery devices, and $20,000 in cash

Tyler, TX: Man sentenced 15 years in connection to gas station skimmer case

Spokane, WA: Man faces long prison sentence for multi-state skimming operation

Albuquerque, NM: Two arrested allegedly linked to major card skimming operation

San Antonio, TX: Nearly 60 credit card skimmers found over 2-month span

Dayton, OH: Credit card skimmers found on at least 5 gas pumps

Sentencing & Arrest

Las Vegas, NV: Man Sentenced To Over 6 Years In Prison For Stealing Nearly $123,000 Worth Of Jewelry From Pawn Shop

Wichita Falls, TX: United Supermarkets cashier arrested for over $4,000 Refund fraud


Belk - Huntsville, AL - Robbery
C-Store - Laurel, DE - Armed Robbery (County Seat Rd)
C-Store - Laurel, DE - Armed Robbery (Market St)
C-Store - Atlanta, GA - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Vergennes, VT - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Charlotte, NC - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Corpus Christi, TX - Robbery
Check Cashing Station - Howell, NJ - Armed Robbery
Coin Shop - Glenview, IL - Burglary
Collectables - Stockton, CA - Armed Robbery
CVS - Methuen, MA - Armed Robbery
CVS - Action, MA - Robbery
Foot Locker - Santa Barbara, CA - Burglary
Gas Station - Brockton, MA - Armed Robbery
Hardware store - San Marcos, TX - Burglary
Pharmacy - Sunman, IN - Robbery
Sporting Goods - Glen Ellyn, IL - Armed Robbery
Tobacco Shop - Anchorage, AK - Robbery
Wawa - Bala Cynwyd, PA - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Wheeling, WV - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Chesterfield Township, MI - Robbery


Daily Totals:
18 robberies
3 burglaries
0 shootings
0 killings


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We are currently looking for an Asset Protection Supervisor for our maurices Corporate Offices in in Duluth, MN. In this role you will oversee the day to day safety & asset protection operations as they relate to the corporate office with general direction from AP management & supervises a team of hourly AP associates...

Global Investigator I - GS
Bentonville, AR

● Acts as an internal and external liaison for assigned business segment

● Conducts investigations (for example, fraud, theft, misappropriation, diversion, personal conduct, major crime)...

Senior Asset Protection Specialist - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

This job contributes to REI's success by mitigating and reducing shrink (including theft and fraud by customers and employees) and increasing physical security for people and products in a specified retail store...

Regional Loss Prevention Manager-West Coast Region Pasadena, CA
Crate and Barrel is America's most exciting housewares specialty retailer with 100+ locations and over 6,500 associates nationwide. We are seeking an experienced, committed and enthusiastic professional to join our Internal Audit department...

Regional LP Investigator
Northern CA/Phoenix

The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator is responsible for analyzing internal & external theft trends in assigned market and to develop strategies to identify and resolve theft cases. The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator will work with the Investigative Risk and Fraud Analyst in the identification of internal theft cases, and ensure that all cases are brought to a successful resolution...

Regional LP Investigator

The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator is responsible for analyzing internal & external theft trends in assigned market and to develop strategies to identify and resolve theft cases. The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator will work with the Investigative Risk and Fraud Analyst in the identification of internal theft cases, and ensure that all cases are brought to a successful resolution...

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