The RFID Lab at Auburn University is a research institute focusing on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, aviation, supply chain, and manufacturing. Justin Patton, Director of the Auburn University RFID Lab, joins Dr. Read Hayes for a discussion on the lab’s origin, mission, past project highlights, and next steps. 

Dr. Tamara Herold, Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, and the Director of the Crowd Management Research Council, joins Dr. Read Hayes to discuss the recent riots, the science of crime, crowd management tactics to prevent violence, and much more.

This week’s LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode delves into both the ongoing pandemic as well as the emerging riots and looting incidents. Tune in as Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’onofrio, and Tom Meehan discuss this and more, including LPRC initiatives, social media monitoring, cyber-attacks, online shopping, new data on the economy, and the financial impact of COVID-19 on stores.

What does the data say about the retail sector during the ongoing pandemic? On this LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, our new weekly podcast covering the novel coronavirus with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’onofrio, and Tom Meehan, we discuss this and more, including LPRC initiatives, wealth transfer, curbside pickup, store reopenings, data breaches, malware, and contact tracing.

In this episode, Keith Aubele, Dri-Mark Board Member, joins our host Dr. Read Hayes to discuss the changes in loss prevention, internal versus external theft, implications of counterfeit currency on businesses, and much more.

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the retail industry globally, resulting in a permanent change to the landscape. As of now, stores are facing unprecedented issues as they start to reopen their locations. With misinformation spreading along with the virus, it can be difficult to determine the best practices to keep both employees and customers safe. To help combat this ambiguity, Dr. Read Hayes, Research Scientist at the University of Florida, Director of the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC), and host of CrimeScience, sat down remotely for a conversation with Dr. Frederick Southwick, Professor of Medicine and former Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Florida. As an expert in the field and a professional with hands-on, clinical experience helping patients with COVID-19, Dr. Southwick aims to clear up any misconceptions and help retailers adapt to the new normal.

On this week’s LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC), Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK), and Tony D’onofrio (TD Insights) discuss LPRC initiatives, the global economy, crime data, public perception, credit card fraud, physical security, spear phishing, and data breaches.

In this new episode, Jack Trlica, Managing Editor of Loss Prevention Magazine, joins our host Dr. Read Hayes to discuss his background, the history and evolution of Loss Prevention Magazine, organized retail crime, the magazine’s digital platform, distribution, COVID-19 resources, and much more.

In this special episode with CrimeScience correspondent Tom Meehan (LPRC and CONTROLTEK), we are joined by Bobby Haskins (Auror) to discuss the pandemic’s effect on solution providers, technological challenges, the importance of remote-in capabilities, and much more.

On this episode of the weekly LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series, we discuss LPRC initiatives, including our current COVID-19 research, the economic outlook, robbery data, employment scams, cybersecurity, and much more.