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It is always a pleasure to have guest posts from individuals within the Loss Prevention Community.  Below is an article from Mike Miller, owner of www.stoptheftclass.com.  Great article on the benefits of diversion programs and the role they play. Steve Theft Diversion Class Saves All of Us Money By Mike Miller Theft is a crime for which all of us pay. Today, you can’t open a newspaper without reading about some sort of theft. From corporate embezzlement, to metal theft to retail shoplifting, there is no doubt there are many people out......

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First off, thank you for the 37,780 visits to the blog so far.  We appreciate you stopping by and viewing our articles. I currently have a love/hate relationship for Facebook.  I can see why so many people use the site, whether it be for keeping in contact with friends and or family, support of a business or?  As with all social media, time is needed to filter all the spam and unwanted content that is posted. Has Facebook replaced the Neighborhood Watch concept?  The concept is simple…if all your neighbors keep an......

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We appreciate you for taking the time to stop by our Blog…. There seems to be some confusion about what we have to offer at the Loss Prevention Academy for training.  It has never been in our mind, however I just wanted to re-state it in hopes of clearing up any confusion. Various industries offer a certification program that is recognized by that industry.  For Loss Prevention, that would be the LP Foundation.  They offer two levels of courses.  For those looking to be “certified” please visit their site for details. Our......

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It is that time of year.  Costco, Lowes, Target etc. have their holiday sets up. Companies are opening their stores earlier and earlier, making Black Friday an old concept.  Stores such as Best Buy are trying to enhance the shopping experience to remove the “stop and shop” then go to the internet for the purchase.  Time will tell on that. As with all holiday seasons, issues for Loss Prevention and Store teams goes up.  Many retailers will hire seasonal employees who knows their work life is limited.  This encourages them to steal......

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