Organized Retail Crime Counter Measures Reviewed

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 05, 2012

'Organized Retail Crime', or ORC, makes many retailers nervous. Unlike traditional shoplifting, ORC is earmarked by being organized and widespread. What equipment can be used to combat this problem? In this note, we examine how security systems and equipment are deployed to mitigate the risk.

Widespread Problem

**** **** ********* ********** *** ***** ********* $** ******* ******* yearly, **** ****** **** ********** *********** *** ********** ** ******* the *******. *** ***** *** **** ******** ** *** ****** channels, **** *** ***** ** *************** **********, ******** ******** *** *********. *** ***** ***** ***** ******* ******** ** *** ******, including $*,*** ***** ** ********, *** ***** * **** ******** of *** *******:

*** ******** *** **** ** ********: "**** ***** *** ** applied ** ******** *** ****?" ** *** ******* **** *******, we **** **** ** *** ****** ********* **** ********* ****** to ****** *** *** ******.

********* ********

******* *** *********:*** ** *** **** ****** '************' ******* ** *** ***** is *** *** ** '******* ****' - ******** **** ***** with **** - ******** ** ********* **** *** ********* ********* of *** *******. ******* *** ******* ***** *** ******** ** specifically ****** *** ******** ** '******* ****' **** **** ***** or ***** * ****** ********. ***** ********** * '******* ***' may *** ** ********, ********* *** ********* *** ******** ** such ** **** ** * ******** ********* ** *********** ****. Vendors ********* ************** '*** **' ******* *** ********* *********, **** ** *********** with ******** *** *******, ** ***** ** *** ******** ** these ***** ** * ****** *****.

 

 

 

'******* ******' ***:*** ******* ******* ****** '******* ******' **** *** **** ** an **** ** ****** *** *** *** *** ******** *******, the *** ****** *********, ********* *** ********** ** ******* ** the *******. *** **** ****** ******* ** **** ************** *** 'dye *****' ** '*** ****' **** ******* *** ********* ***** ****** *******. The ****** ******* ****** **** ********** ** **** ******* ** damaged, ** ****** ** ****** ** ********* ** ***. *** of '******* ******' *** ** *** **** ******* **** ** accidental *********, *** *** **** ** ******* ***** **** ********* that '********' *** ****. *******, *** ****** ** **** ********* at ********** '*********' *********** *** ***** ******** **** ******* *********** packaging **** ***** ******* *** ************* ** *** ***.

 

******* ******* **********:** *********, *** *********** ****** ** ********** ******* **** ***** is ** **** ** ****** ** ********** *********. '********** *******' are **** ** ****** ***** ***** *** ** * ****, and *** ***** ********* *** ********* ** **** ****** ** log ****** ******* *********. *****, ****** ******** ******** **** ***************, electronics, *** ********* *** **** ****** ** **** **** ** protection - ***** ******* ** ****** **** ******, ** **** takes **** **** *** ******** ************ ** **** ** *** honest *******. ** * ******, *** *** ** **** ************** should ** ********* ***** *** ******* ** ******** ******* **** against *** ******* **** ** ***** ***** *** ** *************.

 

**** ********:*** ** ** ******** **** ***** *********, **** ******** ******** featuring '******* ************/****** *************' ******* *** ** **** ** ******* from ********** ****** ***** **** **** ****. ********* * *********** is *********, ** ** ******** ********** *** ******. ********, **** record ** ********** *** * ******* ** *** ****** ** a *******. **** **** ****** *** **** *** ** **** to ***** *** ***** ****, ** *** **** ** **** to ****** ******** ** ** **** ***** ********. **** ***** journal ******* *** ******** **** * ****** *******, ** *** be **** ** ****** ******** ********** ******* ** ** ****, or *** **** ** * ******* **** *** **** ** a ********. ** *** **** ** '******** *****', ******* ***** return ****** *********** *** * **** ********. ***** **** ********* can **** ******** *** ***** ****** ** **** ** **** was *********, *** ********* ******** * **** ******. ******* *************** ****** *********** ********* ******* ** ***** *********.

 

************ *****: *** ***** ** ***** ************ ****** ** ********** ** a *********** ************** ** ***. ***** *** ******* ** **** quality *** ****** ******** ***** ************ ** ****** *** ***********, effective *** ** ** ********** ****** ****** ** ***********. ******* images *** ********** *** ****** *** *********** ****** ** '****', or '** ** *** *******' ******* ****** **** ***** ******** and *********. ****** ***** **** ** ********* ******** *** ***** human ** ********* ** *** ******* *** * ****** ***********, if *** *** **** ***********, ********** ******* *** ******. ******** like ***'********************** **** ** **** ** *********** **** ***** ***** ************ to ****** *** ******** *** *******.

***** *********:**** ******* **** *** *** *******, ***** ********* **** ***** have ******* *****. ******* *** *** ******* ** *** ****** observable ********, *** ******* ** ** * '******' **** ** theft ** ***** *********** ** **** ******, ***** ********* ***** are *** ** ********* *******. *** *******, **** ***** ********* providers **** *** *** ** '***** ****' ** ** ********* indicator ** *** ****, ******* ** *** ******** ***** ********. In *******, **** **** ** ******** ***** ******* ** **** false ******** ****** ** '****** ********' *** * ******* ********, it ***** ******* ** ********* ** ***********. ** ********, **** video ********* ********* ***** ********** ******* ** **** ***********, *** these ****** *** ****** **** ***** **** ** ** ********** used ** ****-***** ********** ************ *******. ******, *** *********** ** video ********* ** ****** *** **, ** ****, **** ** conjuction **** *** ******* ********* *****.

 

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Stolen Video NVR / DVR Statistics on Aug 15, 2017
"But what happens if someone steals my recorder?" Anyone who has done more than a handful of jobs has probably heard this question several times....
FLIR Security Business Struggling on Aug 02, 2017
FLIR's security division is an ambitious mix of FLIR's core thermal business plus multiple acquisitions, including of retail / consumer offering...
Healthy Skepticism for Deep Learning Is Prudent on Jul 26, 2017
The hype for deep learning in video surveillance is accelerating. Between the race to the bottom and dearth of a 'next big thing', certainly pent...
Hikvision Launching Deep Learning Recorders on Jul 20, 2017
Hikvision has become a common choice for super low cost NVRs. Now, Hikvision is aiming to move up market, with deep learning NVRs that claim far...
Microsoft Video AI Cloud Services Examined on Jul 18, 2017
Microsoft has released one of the most amazing video analytics marketing videos ever. In it, they detect oil spills, track individual people giving...
NRF 2017 Exhibits Traffic Weak on Jun 28, 2017
The 'retail apocalypse' is not sparing the security industry. The National Retail Federation's Protect 2017's exhibit traffic is weak, notably...
Deep Learning Surveillance Startups Deep Problem on Jun 23, 2017
The undeniably good news for the video surveillance market is that we are seeing the rise of more startups than in many years. The cause of this...
Avigilon Announces RADAR-Based Presence Detector on Jun 22, 2017
RADAR is gaining momentum within physical security. Two months after Axis announced a network radar detector, Avigilon has announced a RADAR-Based...
QSR Video Surveillance Best Practices on Jun 21, 2017
Fast food restaurants or QSRs (quick service restaurants), are frequent victims of crime and fraud. Because they are open late, deal with cash, and...
Varifocal Vs Fixed Lens Statistics 2017 on May 04, 2017
Varifocal camera lenses provide more flexibility at installation time, but come at a higher cost. Fixed lens cameras reduce hardware costs, but can...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Final Day Save $50 - IP Networking Course September 2017 on Aug 17, 2017
Today, Thursday, August 17th is the last day to save $50 on the September IP Networking Course. This is the only networking course designed...
Directory Of Consumer Security Cameras on Aug 16, 2017
The consumer camera segment continues to grow, with new startups and models from existing players released seemingly every month. In this report we...
Cat 5e vs Cat 6 vs Cat 6a Network Cable Usage Statistics on Aug 16, 2017
Cat 5e? Cat 6? Cat 6a? What do integrators use in practice, today? 140+ integrators told IPVM. Here are the results: For those who want to...
Hikvision Responds To Cracked Security Codes on Aug 15, 2017
Hikvision has responded to IPVM's report on Hikvision's security code being cracked, both with a 2 page update to dealers and communication...
Stolen Video NVR / DVR Statistics on Aug 15, 2017
"But what happens if someone steals my recorder?" Anyone who has done more than a handful of jobs has probably heard this question several times....
Hikvision Europe Cutting Out Unauthorized End User Sales on Aug 15, 2017
The days of anyone buying Hikvision from anywhere off the Internet are numbered, at least in Europe, if Hikvision's plan comes to fruition. In...
Axis Laser Focus PTZ Tested on Aug 14, 2017
Axis has been touting its new Q6155-E laser focus PTZ as 'always in focus' and 'always in color'. Does it really deliver? We bought and tested...
Vulnerability Directory For Access Control Cards on Aug 14, 2017
Knowing which access credentials are insecure can be unclear, especially because most look and feel the same. Even the most insecure 125 kHz types...
IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017 on Aug 14, 2017
RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific...
Cellphone Usage Issues For Integrators (Statistics) on Aug 11, 2017
Cellphones clearly offer significant advantages in communication and problem solving. But they can also be a major pain point if employees...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact