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).
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Please welcome Diego Rodriguez to the LPRC team! As S2P Coordinator, Diego is responsible for the breakdown and release of research to members, through channels such as Working Groups and learning modules. Diego graduated from the University of Florida in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, and a […]
Please join us in welcoming Logan Brown to the LPRC team! As the Innovate Project Coordinator, Logan will be facilitating projects within the LPRC Innovate program, and maintaining and evolving our new lab space. Logan graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Innovation in […]
LPRC director Dr. Read Hayes was recently interviewed by NBC News about how Amazon’s Ring doorbells have affected porch piracy. Read what he has to say in this in-depth article here.
The Fear of Crime webinar, presented by Research Team Leader Kenna Carlsen, is now available in the Knowledge Center! Learn about trends in fear of crime, including identifying those individuals who report the most fear, and understanding common factors influencing it. Click here to watch.
Congratulations to our director, Dr. Read Hayes, for receiving the LPM Magpie Award! The LPM Magpie Awards offer a means to celebrate industry accomplishments on an ongoing basis. Learn more about the award, Read, and his accomplishments here.
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).
Gainesville, Florida. Release Date: 1/28/2020 The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has announced its plans to relocate its formerly named Research Lab by mid-March 2020. This mock store environment contains over one hundred technologies that aid in combating theft, fraud, and violence in the retail setting. The Research Lab will be known as […]
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! Would you like to be featured as a guest on the podcast? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more!
Design Thinking is a technique that focuses on understanding the end-user through methods of thinking ‘outside of the box’. This consists of five phases that can be performed in a non-linear fashion – Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test. Empathize – get to know your user(s), and step beyond your assumptions about their needs. […]
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).
Focusing solely on the on-shelf product is ineffective: there are many more layers to theft and the criminal behind the act. Building the Zones of Influence allows for more coverage of all aspects of crime prevention and the retail experience. The Zones emphasize how we establish sensors in, as well as deliver, efforts in […]
As proponents of an evidence-based approach to asset protection and loss prevention, the LPRC conducts extensive research to help develop effective loss and crime control solutions. We do this through a 5-step process we call the Innovation Chain. Projects can come to the LPRC at any stage in this chain, and we help take it […]
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.
The NextRetail Research Center (NRRC) is an ecosystem for human-centered design thinking in retail and loss prevention. We consider this new location a hub for innovation, allowing our researchers and the LPRC community to craft the retail landscape of the future. The following applications for the NRRC demonstrate potential ways that our members can utilize […]
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.
LPRC Director Dr. Read Hayes and Innovation Manager Jordan Burchell were featured in this informative piece by WSB-TV! Partially filmed during IMPACT 2019, WSB-TV explores the true costs behind organized retail crime, and how places like the NextRetail Research Center can help.