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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As you know, we have partnered with the industry leaders in Interviewing and Interrogation to develop a 10 hour online course on their proven methods by WZ.  Below is a guest blog article by Shane Sturman, President of WZ.  Enjoy… You can see their online course at www.LossPreventionAcademy.com and or www.WZAcademy.com 5 Most Common Fears that Spark Denials By Shane Sturman, CFI, CPP It would be hard for any of us to imagine the many different fears or the strength of those fears a guilty subject must have during a well-planned interrogation.......

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