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NCJ Number: 40813 Find in a Library
Title: PLUG UP THE FITTING ROOM PROFIT DRAIN
Journal: SECURITY WORLD  Volume:14  Issue:4  Dated:(APRIL 1977)  Pages:19
Author(s): W H BIERNAT
Corporate Author: Security World Publishing Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 1
Sponsoring Agency: Security World Publishing Co, Inc
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE SUGGESTS THAT THE CONTROL OF THEFT FROM THE FITTING ROOMS OF RETAIL CLOTHING STORES CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH A GOOD PREVENTIVE APPROACH. SPECIFIC SECURITY MEASURES ARE DISCUSSED AND RECOMMENDED.
Abstract: TO THE THIEF, THE FITTING ROOM IS AN ALMOST UNEQUALLED OPPORTUNITY FOR CONCEALING MERCHANDISE TO STEAL. THIS OPPORTUNITY CAN BE REDUCED OR ELIMINATED BY LOCKING UNATTENDED FITTING ROOMS, LIMITING THE NUMBER OF GARMENTS ALLOWED IN THE FITTING ROOM, HAVING THE AREA SUPERVISED BY SALES PERSONNEL, AND CONSIDERING THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION....MSP
Index Term(s): Business security; Crime specific countermeasures; Physical crime prevention; Shoplifting
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