Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention

1st Edition

An Encyclopedic Reference

Authors:

  • Charles Sennewald
  • John Christman
  • Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention

    Print book

    Info/Buy

     In Stock

    Add to Cart

    Description

    Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention is destined to become the "go to" source of crime- and loss prevention- related information in the retail industry. Written and edited by two nationally recognized retail security experts and enhanced with 63 contributions by others who contribute expertise in specialized areas, this book provides over 150 definitions of loss prevention terms, and discusses topics ranging from accident investigations, counterfeit currency, emergency planning, and workplace violence to vendor frauds. No other single work contains such a wealth of retail security information. The co-authors are Charles “Chuck” Sennewald, CSC, CPP former Director of Security at The Broadway Department Stores, a major division of Carter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc., founder of the IAPSC and author of numerous security industry books, and John Christman, CPP, former VP and Director of Security for Macy's West. They have put in one book a wealth of information, techniques, procedures and source material relative to retail crime and loss prevention which will prove an invaluable reference work for professionals at all levels within the industry.

    Key Features

    * Tables, current industry figures, and statistics fully articulate the impact of loss prevention and theft in the retail setting * Case examples from the authors' own experience illustrate real-world problems and connect theory to practice * The most complete book available on retail security

    Readership

    Retail security industry professionals; corporate security managers; risk assessment, loss prevention, and liability professionals; private security consultants; students in security and criminal justice programs)

    Table of Contents

    Dedication

    About the Authors

    Contributors

    Preface

    Introduction

    A

    Academic Programs

    Alarm Systems

    Amateur Shoplifters

    Asphyxia

    Auras (Guilt Auras)

    Award Programs

    B

    Badges and Identification Cards

    Balancing a Cash Register

    Bank Deposits

    Best Practice: Shoplifting

    Bomb Threats

    BURGLARY (24-hour stores, e.g., Convenience Stores, Gas Stations, Drug, Grocery, and Liquor Stores)

    C

    Cables

    Case Management and Electronic Incident Reporting

    Cash Control: Automated

    Cash Office Security

    Cash Register Manipulations

    CCTV: An Historical Perspective in Retailing

    Celebrity Appearances and Special Events

    Celebrity and other “Sensitive” Arrest

    Chase/Chasing Policy

    Check Fraud

    Citizen’s Arrest (Private Person’s Arrest)

    Civil Disturbances

    Civil Recovery

    Civil Restitution

    Collusion

    Company Property

    Concessionaires and Tenants

    Conditional (Controlled) Release

    Conscience Letters

    Consent to Search

    Contract Security in Retail Environments

    Counterfeit Currency

    Courtroom Appearance and Testimony

    Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

    Customer Accident Investigations

    Cybersecurity Rules for the Retail Industry

    D

    Discount Violations

    Displays

    Distribution Centers/Warehouses

    Docks (Receiving and Shipping)

    Documentation

    Drug Store Loss Prevention

    Drug Testing

    Drugs in the Workplace

    E

    Emergency Planning for Retail Businesses

    Emergency Exits

    Employee Fraud

    Employee Handbook

    Employee Purchases and Package Control

    Employee Theft and Misconduct

    Entrapment

    Escort Policy and Procedure

    E

    Details

    No. of pages:
    704
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780123705297
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080560823

    About the authors

    Charles Sennewald

    Charles “Chuck” Sennewald CSC, CPP, is an independent security management consultant and expert witness and the author of numerous Butterworth-Heinemann titles, including "Effective Security Management"; "Security Consulting"; "Retail Crime, Security and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic Reference;" "From the Files of a Security Expert Witness"; and earlier editions of this book "The Process of Investigation." Chuck is a graduate of California State University - Los Angeles with a BS degree in Police Science and Administration. Chuck is also the founder and first president of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), and is a long-time member of ASIS International. He has lectured and is read in countries around the globe.

    John Christman

    John Christman, CPP, is the former VP and Director of Security for Macy's West and is now a security consultant.

    Reviews

    Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention is destined to become the "go to" source of crime- and loss prevention- related information in the retail industry... They have put in one book a wealth of information, techniques, procedures and source material relative to retail crime and loss prevention which will prove an invaluable reference work for professionals at all levels within the industry.--The Journal: The Voice of Law Enforcement, Vol. 14 No. 2, Summer 2008