May 3, 2013
It feels like a real violation when something you have been stolen. This is especially true if thieves have broken into your home.
Just how can a stop theft class help protect your valuables, you ask? Simple – they keep thieves from ever beginning to steal in the first place. As reported in w... [More]
April 29, 2013
When you think of shoplifters you tend to think about small items. You normally do not associate a 50-inch television with a shoplifter. A story about a 50-inch TV stolen is usually a home robbery.
That is not the case with this WalMart shoplifter. As reported in www.nj.com.
Two men were charged w... [More]
April 13, 2013
A Florida teen’s alleged attempt to get his friend out of a shoplifting bust would have been pretty ingenious — if it had worked. Give them credit for ingenuity, but a teen who posed as a police officer to get his friend out of a shoplifting charge is in dire need of a stop theft class.
March 26, 2013
The long arm of the law don’t hesitate for no man – even a former Alabama State law maker. Is this true even if you really have to use the potty?
Dale Peterson, a former Republican candidate for Alabama agriculture commissioner known for an ad hitting "thugs and criminals" that "don't g... [More]
March 18, 2013
I sure hope Forest Whitaker does not need a New York Shoplifting class. He has not had any bad publicity surrounding him until a recent incident in a New York deli.
It turns out that Oscar winner Forest Whitaker was wrongly accused of shoplifting and subjected to a humiliating pat down at a deli ba... [More]
March 14, 2013
Sometimes one small town can be the microcosm of the big picture. Wouldn’t you agree? Do six arrests per week sound like a lot when it comes to how many arrests cops make at one Wal-Mart store? It sure does to me.
Rio Rancho police were called to arrest shoplifters at the local Wal-Mart an av... [More]
March 6, 2013
What is it with thieves trying to load up their pants with pilfered merchandise and walk out of the store? On the same day I read about two dunderheads who were arrested for attempting to steal and concealing the merchandise in their pants.
Why do I call them dunderheads? I am glad you asked. The p... [More]
February 27, 2013
As a counselor for both in-class and online stop theft classes I will be the first to admit that stories involving theft tend to stand out to me. Most recently I have noticed a rash of theft and shoplifting occurrences where parents either involved their kids, or brought their children with them sho... [More]
February 25, 2013
Have you watched the news lately? If so you most-likely have heard a tale about a parent involved in stealing something with one of their children. Perhaps, because I counsel both in-class and online stop theft classes, I am hyper-sensitive to the issue.
It is amazing how many people steal from dol... [More]
February 21, 2013
What is the world coming to when even your own hair is not safe from thieves? I am sure there has been some Hollywood film where someone’s famous locks were stolen, but really this is real life, not Hollywood.
If you live in South Africa, beware you beautiful tresses may be in high demand. I ... [More]