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NCJ Number: 152562 Find in a Library
Title: Retail Theft Trends Report 1993: Executive Summary
Author(s): R Hayes
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Loss Control Solutions

Loss Prevention Specialists
Winter Park, FL 32792
Sensormatic Electronics Corporation
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Sale Source: Loss Prevention Specialists
5415 Lake Howell Road
Suite 236
Winter Park, FL 32792
United States of America
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report provides descriptive information on retail theft to help store managers and owners better focus prevention efforts.
Abstract: The data were culled from reports submitted by various retail establishments across the country, and are not totally reliable because of the difficulty of estimating the number of successful and unsuccessful theft attempts stores experiences, and because the reported incidents included here are not necessarily representative of the industry as a whole. The statistics in the report pertain to demographics of the data set; apprehensions per company (by type of business); general observations of trends; average cost of stolen merchandise; theft incidents by month, day of week, and time of day; monthly, daily, and hourly activities; profile of apprehended suspects; and legal status of shoplifters. 8 figures and 1 table
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Juvenile shoplifting; Shoplifting
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