Keep shelves and displays low and aisles clear to maximize visibility.
Provide adequate lighting and eliminate blind spots.
Have visible security systems such as mirrors, security cameras and electronic sensors.
Post signs warning that shoplifters will be prosecuted.
Make it difficult to steal merchandise. Bolt racks down, alternate the direction of hangers on the racks, tie appliance cords together, lock small valuable items in cabinets and keep other valuables away from store exits.
Limit the number of items allowed into dressing rooms.
Maintain a neat, orderly store with tight inventory controls.
Develop a store policy and provide training for shoplifting incidents.
For further information on Shoplifting Prevention, contact Officer Forgey at 417-725-2510 or by email.