"authorization": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/info?rid=READER_ID&url=CANONICAL_URL&ref=DOCUMENT_REFERRER&type=ENTRY_TRANSLATE&v1=english&v2=store-detective&v3=&v4=english&_=RANDOM", { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_ptl = entry-lcp"); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var googletag = googletag || {}; The word in the example sentence does not match the entry word. Even if a store doesn't have much customer theft, it should hire a store detective to keep an eye on the employees. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_dc", "english"); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, What is the Connection Between Loss Prevention and Security? Along with other members of the security industry, store detectives who are self-employed or work for an agency or under contract have to be licensed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) (from November 2007 in Scotland). It bolsters your professionalism as well. 2:20. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [120, 600] }}, Remember, hiring Security or Asset Protection agents will not always work, some shoplifters might be physically stronger than your guard or may seriously injure them is equipped with a weapon. Store detectives need highly specialised training to work in often extremely sensitive situations. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776130', position: 'btf' }}, - Alarms { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 50] }}, This featured LPRC summary was excerpted from “Winning Loss Prevention,” which was originally published in 2017. type: "html5", { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, },{ {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600], [300, 600]] } }, This article has been viewed 196,629 times. }); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, There have been store detectives killed while doing this. Although that power is not especially favoured by the courts, it is possible for store detectives to affect a citizen's arrest. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, If possible, run them for short lengths with spaces in between. Security companies are very careful about who they employ and will check individuals' personal and work history for up to ten years. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, Many contract security companies are registered with the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). 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Oftentimes, if a store manager suspects that a staff member is stealing money or merchandise, he or she usually cannot pinpoint which employee is the culprit whereas an undercover loss prevention detective is likely to be able to do this. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 50] }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776140', position: 'atf' }}, Relevant experience would include working for the police or Armed Forces or other security or retail work. Not only do you watch the shoplifter via an obstructed view and you watch their attempted crime (it's not a crime until they try to leave without paying) from beginning to end, you also have the entire incident on videotape. googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || []; var pbTabletSlots = [ {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, Figures thrown up by the 1971 census suggested that there were about 80,000 people employed as security guards, patrolmen, watchmen, gatekeepers and store detectives. ga('set', 'dimension3', "default"); a game in which players try to get small plastic discs into a cup by pressing one piece against another to make it fly through the air, You could hear a pin drop: more interesting ways of saying ‘quiet’, Clear explanations of natural written and spoken English. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, Conduct a pre-surveillance investigation and/or read all prior reports on the case. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [160, 600] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, A store detective watches for people who try to place an item that has not been purchased into a bag or pocket. Concealing merchandise is not a crime it is only considered shoplifting if the person or persons attempt to leave with merchandise without paying. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, As far as the rules go, detectives follow something called the five play strategy. // FIXME: (temporary) - send ad requests only if PlusPopup is not shown Two US retail chains participated in an extensive study of how to select individuals most likely to win as in-store loss prevention specialists (store detectives or “SDs”). dfpSlots['btmslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/btmslot', [[300, 250], 'fluid'], 'ad_btmslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_btmslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'btm').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446381' }}, Therefore, it is understandable that merchants may wish to detain shoplifters and pursue legal action against them. 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G was important, however, for SDs rated as likely supervisors.