We are pleased again to have a guest article written by Dean Correia.  Dean is the owner of Correia Security Resources based in Canada. Getting buy-in from the C-Suite…  As security professionals, this is often one of our biggest challenges. Rightly or wrongly, we are often perceived as a cost centre, not a profit center. I have had success getting a seat at the table over my retail loss prevention career by making it a priority to build relationships and having my teams and I have a very hands-on approach to the......

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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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