Retail Security Guards and Loss Prevention
The routine threat of retail thieves has increased with a downturn in our economy. Increasingly brazen, thieves manage to get in and out of a store with merchandise literally under the eyes of floor staff. Unless you’re completely outfitted with cameras, it’s impossible to observe every attempt at pilfering. Even with cameras, employees are often judiciously hesitant to approach someone who might turn violent if accosted. Informing a guard is safe and smart. (If your business is large enough, some combination of guards and cameras might be recommended.)
US-SecuritySolutions retail security guards are trained to stop theft before it happens. This might mean quietly, but firmly alerting a thief that eyes are upon him or her. Once the theft has taken place, the thief will need to be escorted to a private office or holding area where the police may be called. This is the best way to keep the perpetrator away from your customers. In some cases, our guards will exit the store to accost and restrain a thief on the street, dealing with protestation, outrage, even physical resistance.
Our guards are aware of the parameters of the law. We’re schooled in dealing with situations allowing both your establishment and its customers to feel shielded. The obvious presence of a guard will discourage most crime generated by outsiders and, as an added bonus, reduce or eliminate in-house thievery as well. Incidents will be eliminated or minimized. Shoppers and management alike will feel safe and looked after.