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COVID-19 & CRIME ISSUE #2: Los Angeles Crime & the Routine Activities Theory

CAP Index’s Analytics team examined crime reported to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), focusing on weekly percentage changes in select crimes at retail establishments throughout the month. We also provide citywide trends for comparison.

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Managing Crime Risk for Delivery Drivers

For many companies, the emphasis on crime risk assessment has historically been focused on their physical locations – stores, restaurants, distribution centers, and office facilities. This makes sense given that these locations are where the vast majority of their employees, customers, and product come together. As retailers and restaurants have had to quickly adjust to the COVID-19 […]

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CAP’s Perspective on Crime & Loss in the Age of COVID-19

ISSUE #1 The COVID-19 pandemic is demanding everyone’s attention. Resources are getting shifted to address the new challenges and restrictions that are evolving rapidly. Even without the pandemic, security professionals’ jobs are difficult, as criminals get more creative. As always, CAP’s Analytics team is monitoring changing crime trends, law enforcement responses, and shifts in business […]

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7 Crime Prevention Strategies Every Retailer Should Follow

Developing a store security strategy for a retail operation with multiple locations involves far more than taking the plan for one store and applying it to all the rest. Each location presents specific risks and opportunities, and managing retail loss prevention should reflect that.

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Are You Wasting Your Security and Loss Prevention Budget?

Allocating resources is a challenge for every company dealing with security in multiple brick-and-mortar locations. It’s not as simple as dividing the total corporate security budget evenly by the number of locations. Instead, the object is to allocate resources according to the actual level of risk at each of those locations.

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11 Rules for Deposition Preparation

CAP Index is an integral component of the risk management strategy of many leading companies and has successfully helped defend security decisions and practices made by its clients. We offer our experience to clients who require an expert witness, litigation support, or forensic services, and our data and processes have been admitted in hundreds of […]

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5 Things To Consider Before Conducting a Risk Assessment

Whether you’re opening a new store location, adding loss-prevention measures or maximizing your current security resources, a comprehensive risk assessment is crucial. But don’t get an assessment done without first considering these five things. Consider the Source And Its Risk Assessment Procedure It doesn’t matter if it’s an article you read online, the words of […]

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ASIS Uses CRIMECAST® Report as a Component of their Risk Assessment for Annual Seminar

ASIS International utilized CAP Index’s CRIMECAST® Report as a component of the risk assessment conducted for the 2017 Annual Seminar in Dallas, TX.

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US Department of Commerce Again Selects CAP Index

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, has selected CAP Index’s CRIMECAST® Premium Reports to assist them with their upcoming 2020 Decennial facility risk assessment process.

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Just Released! 2013-2016 Retail Industry Crime Trends

From the fall 2016 CAPsule®: CAP Index and Loss Prevention Magazine surveyed their partners to examine recent crime trends in the retail industry. Over 55,000 stores and an array of retail segments were represented in the findings. As part of the study, we investigated client experiences to see whether they correlated with an influx of […]

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