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Retail Security and Shrinkage Protection

This book helps the reader to critically evaluate a security operation using modern research techniques. It focuses on all retail business security issues, emphasizing vulnerabilities, losses, and practical countermeasures to combat such crimes as internal theft and shoplifting.Coverage includes such key topics as: the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act; proper testing procedures under Employee Polygraph Protection Act; Ernst and Young's Survey of Retail Loss Prevention Trends; and the National Retail Security Survey conducted by Security Magazine.

Hardbound, 336 Pages

Published: April 1993

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-9274-8


  • Introduction: retailing and the problem of loss; Prerequisites to security; Legal aspects of retail security; Problems and countermeasures: job applicant screening and training; Protection at the point-of-sale; Internal losses andcountermeasures; Investigation of internal losses and shoplifting; Store design and physical security; Burglary and robbery countermeasures; Risk management; Special problems.


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