Organized Retail Crime Often Increases in the Summer

Stopping Retail Crime This Summer The warm weather is finally here. This means sunshine, relaxation, fun, and maybe even a vacation. However, crime doesn’t take a break just because the summer is here. In fact, certain types of crimes are actually more likely to take place in the summer. One type of crime that becomes […]

Securing your Office

How to Protect your Office from Criminals Owners of retail stores spend a lot of time working on improving security at their properties. However, retail stores aren’t the only locations that criminals target. Office buildings are also common targets for criminals. There are many reasons why. A lot of offices contain valuable electronics, such as […]

How Organization Prevents Retail Crime

Being Organized Keeps your Retail Store Safe Retail store owners are always looking for ways to keep their stores safe and secure, and with good reason. After all, retail crime costs businesses millions of dollars each year and losses due to crime are one of the major reasons that retail stores go out of business. […]

Five Tips to Stop Shoplifters

How to Prevent Shoplifting Shoplifting costs retail businesses money and, unfortunately, it’s a pretty common crime. According to statistics from the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in the United States. This is about 1 in 11 people. More than 10 million people in the US have been caught shoplifting […]

Making Changes to your Security Set-Up

Making Sure Your Security is Up-To-Date Security is critical for every business. A crime, such as a break-in, can be chaotic and incredibly detrimental for a business. For example, if a retail store is the victim of a smash and grab robbery, not only could the store potentially lose thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise, […]

Access Control in a Large Property

Controlling Access When You Need To In large properties, such as airports, schools, shopping malls, arenas, and other such facilities, access control isn’t just important, but often crucial. In these properties, large numbers of people are present at any given time. In addition, various different activities happen throughout the day, and these activities often occur […]

Why are Cellular Phone Stores Targeted by Smash and Grab Thieves?

Why are Cellular Stores Highly Targeted by Smash and Grab Thieves? As thieves target cellular stores, it’s becoming very common to read “In the early morning hour” and “officers discovered that a window had been broken and that the business had been burglarized”.  Usually what follows that is: the suspects were seen on surveillance footage. […]

Business Security Tips for Spring

Security Tips that Businesses Should Follow This Spring Spring is here and, while that means better weather and more sunlight, it certainly doesn’t mean an end to crime. It does mean, however, that the nature and timing of potential crimes will change. That’s why it’s a good idea to review your business security plan this […]

Six Tips to Help Make Your Store More Secure Right Now

6 Tips to Improve Store Security Today If you own or operate a retail store, you know how important security is. Theft due to shoplifting or breaking and entering costs retail stores across the country millions of dollars each year. Theft can also hurt the reputation of your store and leave you a target for future […]

How Daylight Savings Time Affects Crime

What Daylight Savings Time Means for Crime Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins on the second Sunday of March, which means that you’ll soon be advancing your clocks an hour ahead, if you are in a region that follows this practice. Most of North America uses Daylight Savings Time during the summer months, so it’s important […]