In this week’s overview, Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) talks online vulnerabilities, Tony D’Onofrio (TD Insights) discusses the state of retail in the US, and Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) covers the LPRC initiatives related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The LPRC would like to introduce our new series of COVID-19 CrimeScience episodes. In each weekly overview, Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) will talk vulnerabilities in technology, Tony D’Onofrio (TD Insights) will discuss the new normal from current events, and Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) will cover the LPRC initiatives related to the pandemic.

This episode will cover global retail lessons, how  COVID-19 affects LP/AP, transformational strategies, and the retail forecast for the rest of 2020. Also included are upcoming LPRC initiatives and the resources the research team will provide to help retailers and practitioners, hosted by Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC), featuring Tony D’onofrio (TD Insights).

In Part 1 of this episode, Dr. Ron Clarke, renowned criminologist and recipient of the Stockholm Prize of Criminology, discusses the evolution of Situational Crime Prevention, opportunity reduction techniques, the British government’s criminology research department – the Home Office, and more, with host Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC).



This episode is a follow up to the Learning Lab from IMPACT 2019. We discuss the importance of retail collaboration with law enforcement with guests Detective Ryan McCazzio (GPD) and Daryl Blackmore (Rexall), and co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK).

In this episode, our featured guest Dr. Ben Stickle (MTSU) discusses porch piracy, metal theft, and more, with co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK).

In a special episode of CrimeScience, we feature insights from IMPACT veterans, industry partners, retailers, and technology partners on why LPRC IMPACT is the conference to attend!

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In this episode of CrimeScience, Bob Moraca (NRF) talks about the National Retail Federation’s past, present, and future, as well as the responsibilities of retail, and more with co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK).

In this episode, Tony D’Onofrio (TD Insights) joins co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) to discuss LP/AP issues and opportunities, how to use and better leverage LPRC, what’s coming up for TD Insights, and more.

In this episode of CrimeScience, co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) talk with Lisa LaBruno (RILA) about RILA’s history, their efforts in key retail disciplines, evolving retail challenges, and more.