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Alicia Domingos promoted to Senior Manager, Global Programs
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Alicia has been with eBay for nearly nine years, starting with the company in 2011 as Specialist, Global Protective Services. Before her latest promotion to Senior Manager, Global Programs, she spent three years as Manager, Global Security Investigations & Threat Management. She also served with eBay as Manager, Global Security Operations Center & Corporate Security Investigations (5 months) and Manager, Global Safety & Security Investigations (2 years). Congratulations, Alicia!

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Death at the hands of security guards also under scrutiny

Mich. AG may be asked to review 2014 Northland Mall death
in light of George Floyd case

The Michigan Attorney General's Office may be asked to review a 2014 incident in which a Ferndale man died during an altercation with mall security guards - a case with similarities to last month's death of George Floyd.

McKenzie Cochrane, 25, died from position compression asphyxia on the floor of the Northland Shopping Mall in Southfield on Jan. 28, 2014. Cochrane, an African-American, was asked to leave the mall, which closed in 2015, after an employee reported he was acting suspiciously inside and outside a jewelry store.

In a subsequent struggle with guards, Cochrane was pepper sprayed and pinned to the floor during which he could be heard gasping, "I'm not resisting - I can't breathe."

His final words were nearly identical to those of Floyd, who died May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's throat for more than eight minutes, noted Gerald Thurswell, an attorney who represented Cochrane's family in a civil case ultimately settled out of court.

Southfield Police Chief Elvin Barren said Tuesday he has spoken with an attorney for Cochrane's family but the family would have to make a direct request to reopen the case.

In September 2014, Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper said there was no crime because there was no intention to kill and no chokeholds by guards. The Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Cochrane's death was an accident.

Thurswell said a cellphone video shows Cochrane was pinned on the floor by three security guards, with one guard's knee to his back.

"He could be heard saying he couldn't breathe and was dying and asked that someone call 911," the attorney said. "One of the guards told him, 'If you can talk, you can breathe.'"

Southfield police were called by the mall guards but given wrong directions to where the incident occurred inside the mall, Thurswell said. When police arrived, Cochrane was seated on the floor, handcuffed to a pillar. He was dead.

"They were security guards and not trained like police officers but they have many of the same powers," Thurswell said. "But they acted improperly. They acted as judge, jury and executioners."

A month after the death, Cochrane's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Oakland Circuit Court seeking more than $800 million in damages from the mall, two related corporations and security officers. The civil complaint was ultimately settled out of court. detroitnews.com

CVS & Walgreens join Walmart in no longer locking up black beauty products

'If you lock up products for black people and you aren't doing that for products for white customers, that is discriminatory'

Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health say they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at black women and other women of color, joining Walmart in ending a practice at some stores that has drawn the ire of customers.

"We are currently ensuring multicultural hair care and beauty products are not stored behind locked cases at any of our stores," Walgreens said in a statement emailed to The Associated Press late Thursday.

Walmart on Wednesday said it would ban the practice, which took place at a dozen of its 4,700 stores and became the focus of a federal discrimination lawsuit filed in 2018 that was dropped a year later.

Many stores have had a long-standing policy of locking up items that have high theft rates like batteries and razor blades. But experts say that locking up items catering to black customers, particularly in black neighborhoods, is widespread and retailers need to abolish it. They also say that stores lock up more items in black neighborhoods compared to white neighborhoods. marketwatch.com

Read the Daily's June 11th coverage of Walmart ending lock-up policy

Starbucks bows to 'boycott' pressure, will let staff wear BLM protest gear as it cranks out its own
Starbucks (SBUX) announced on Friday it would allow employees to wear apparel in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, bowing to an intense social media campaign even as the company moves to crank out over 250,000 specialty shirts of its own.

This week, Starbucks was hit with online backlash and renewed calls for a boycott, following reports that it has banned employees from wearing pins and t-shirts at work in support of Black Lives Matter protests.

However, the reason for the policy is pretty technical, despite accusations to the contrary. To address the issue, Starbucks is planning to crank out hundreds of thousands of apparel items in support of a movement demanding change - but will also let its employees wear their own gear immediately. yahoo.com

What Defunding May Look Like
These drawings replace the police with other public service workers
who truly 'serve and protect'

Meet the workers of the new Department of Food Security and Department of Crime Deduction.

When we picture the cops responding to calls, we have an archetypal image of what that looks like-even if it doesn't turn out that way in practice. As activists push for the defunding of police and the investing of funds into other city departments that can build up communities, it can be hard to imagine how those different services will act differently. A list of alternatives to the police is easy, but getting people to picture who comes when you call for help is more complicated.

To help spark people's imaginations, graphic novelist Ezra Claytan Daniels illustrated some examples. Inspired by posters explaining alternatives to policing that have been shared widely in the wake of George Floyd's death and nationwide protest against police brutality, Daniels designed uniforms for new public service departments. fastcompany.com

Nike adds Juneteenth to list of annual paid holidays
Juneteenth, which takes place on June 19, commemorates the day that slaves across America learned of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Sephora commits 15 percent of its shelf space to black-owned brands

Looting Fallout Continues
FBI Tracking Stolen Goods - More Charges

Lawmakers, FBI working to track down items looted during protests
Amazon, eBay working to detect stolen items re-sold online

Businesses in many cities around the country are picking up the pieces, quite literally, after a number of peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd turned violent. Looters broke windows and stole merchandise - leaving hundreds of thousands of dollars-worth of damage and stolen goods.

FBI director Christopher Wray says agents are working with local law enforcement to comb through videos and images hoping to identify the looters, who may be trying to re-sell the stolen items online. Already, companies like Amazon and eBay are working to detect stolen goods on their sites. The FBI says every tip is helpful and can be submitted through the FBI's website. wate.com

NYC: Looters bagging over $375K in purses from NYC shop caught on video
Thieves clutched handbags by the armful as they swiped more than $375,000 worth of Hermes, Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga swag in SoHo during looting early last week, new video released by the NYPD on Thursday shows.

The free-for-all at the Rebag store on West Broadway happened around 11:30 p.m. June 1 as looting at commercial establishments raged - with the Manhattan neighborhood known for high-end shopping hit particularly hard. Video from the store that sells new and used designer handbags shows multiple masked men grabbing boxes and bags after breaking in through the front door.  nypost.com

Milwaukee, WI: 10 charged with burglary in connection with looting of stores during protests

Brooklyn, NY: Individual Charged with Setting NYPD Vehicle On Fire

Washington State Man Charged With Smashing Police Car Window During Protests

Houston, TX: Man charged for impeding law enforcement during protest

Loss Prevention Research Council Releases Riot & Looting
Resource Page for Retailers

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has released a resource page with pertinent links, files, and more to aid retailers during the nation's civil unrest. In addition, the LPRC research team will answer questions and provide additional research and literature for those who inquire through the page's contact form.

Resources include:

Crowd-related crime information
Crowd management strategies
Federal links
Public relations guide


The LPRC gathered 40 participants from over 20 retail chains on a call to share intelligence and discuss effective security strategies and tactics in the wake of the social unrest that led to the recent riots and looting incidents. The full report, which compiles the intelligence and strategies discussed, can be accessed on the new LPRC resource page.

Click here to view the LPRC resource page

NRF Announces Target Corp. Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell
as Next Guest in Retail Leadership Series

WHAT: The NRF Retail Leadership Series is a virtual program featuring candid conversations between NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay and CEOs from retail brands and leaders across the economy. Shay and Cornell will discuss how Target is facing pain with purpose in the wake of the pandemic and recent protests, working to advance social justice, and evolving for the future of the industry.

WHO: Moderator: Matthew Shay, president and CEO, NRF
Guest: Target Corp. Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell

Other upcoming guests will include Marvin Ellison of Lowe's, John Furner of Walmart U.S., Jeff Gennette of Macy's Inc., Kevin Johnson of Starbucks, Patrice Louvet of Ralph Lauren, Chris Nassetta of Hilton, Sonia Syngal of Gap Inc., and many more.

WHEN: Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 11 A.M. EST

REGISTER: Register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Coronavirus Tracker: June 12

US: Over 2.1M Cases - 116K Dead - 818K Recovered
Worldwide: Over 7.6M Cases - 425K Dead - 3.8M Recovered

Fallen Officers From the COVID-19 Pandemic: 47 | NYPD Deaths: 45
Private Industry Security Guard Deaths: 135+

COVID-19 spikes, but most governors signal they're staying the course

Coronavirus is spiking across more than a dozen states, but many governors are signaling they have no interest in bringing back restrictive stay-at-home orders almost regardless of what happens.

Even governors with detailed metrics for reopening have shown little appetite to plan for the inevitable virus surges. Public health experts say there are less drastic measures to take than reimposing lockdowns, but as the virus rages, they warn time may be running short.

"Once you see cases rise, it's too late. [A rising] number of cases signifies a spread that's already happened," said Jen Kates, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The average number of confirmed cases over a two-week period has doubled or more in
Arizona, Arkansas, Oregon and Utah. South Carolina, Nevada, North Carolina and Florida have all set new highs over a seven-day rolling average.

Fewer than a quarter of intensive care unit beds in
Alabama and Georgia are available. California, Mississippi and Arkansas are all also reporting record levels of hospitalizations.

Texas, the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus has grown more than 40 percent since Memorial Day. There are currently more than 2,000 people hospitalized, an all-time high in the state, but Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is moving ahead with easing even more restrictions. thehill.com

Your Customers - Employees - Stakeholders Are Watching
Why Visitor Management is Critical for Business Continuity During & Post-COVID-19

They also need to allow their employees, contractors and visitors onto their premises while being fully accountable for everyone's health and safety. Aside from the basic benefits that a visitor management system affords you-efficiency, branding, security and compliance-there is also the need to uphold visitor privacy. Not only is data privacy now touted as being a basic human right, but it's also critical going forward as we are required to collect health-related information.

Crucial First Steps Need to be Taken

If you need to adopt severe measures according to government directives around safe working practices, then most of them will likely start at the entrance of your business sites.
1. Take a phased approach in your return to work plan:
2. Implement a touchless check-in process:
3. Perform health and safety screenings ahead of time:
4. Customize the check-in process:
5. Integrate watchlists for monitoring visitors:
6. Safely and easily retrieve data:
7. Real-time emergency lists:

Be Proactive and Stay Ahead of the Crisis

It's not too late to put a cloud-based visitor management system in place. In fact, it's no longer a nice-to-have in this era but a must-have to future-proof your business. Your business continuity planning should include visitor management at each step in order for your organization to deliver what you've promised to your internal and external stakeholders alike. securitymagazine.com

The Robin Report: What the CEO's Read
78% of Millennials & Gen Z Expect Businesses to Protect Employees
Young consumers' trust, and engagement with brands during shutdowns will play a factor in what brands they choose to patronize when stores reopen. Let's review three NextGen consumer concerns during Covid and what retailers can do to address them:

1. Employee Protection is Table Stakes
The Edelman Trust Bar
ometer found that 71 percent of consumers agree that if they perceive that a brand is putting profit over people throughout the outbreak, they will lose trust in that brand forever. According to Edelman, 78 percent of consumers expect businesses to act to protect their employees and their communities, while 73 percent expect businesses to adapt their human resource policies either to give employees paid sick leave or prevent at-risk employees from coming to work.

Now, the above stats were pulled by polling consumers across generations. And since Gen Z is the most socially conscious consumer demographic (closely followed by their millennial predecessors), they'll hold brands particularly accountable. NextGen consumers will base their post-Covid purchasing decisions on each brand's employee experience during shutdowns.

2. Social Media as a Vehicle for Mental Health | 3. Delivery Takes Precedence After the Outbreak therobinreport.com

ThirdChannel Debuts Real-Time Safety Auditing System
Boston-based ThirdChannel Inc., a specialist in optimizing retail execution and in-store customer experience, says it has unveiled the industry's first real-time safety auditing system developed on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO) and evolving state and local guidelines, among others.

The mobile auditing system, Retail Safety Auditor, addresses head on retailers' top priority: ensuring a safe environment for workers and shoppers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The solution also provides a crucial and defensible audit trail to reduce business and legal risk for brands as they begin to reopen and work to stay open. As scores of new safety protocols are put in place, the key to remaining open lies in how disciplined stores are at consistently and effectively executing them. Especially for large retailers, this proposes a challenge. theshelbyreport.com

Lessons from crisis managers: How to lead a customer service team in times of crisis

Why Are So Many N.Y.P.D. Officers Refusing to Wear Masks at Protests?

Florida, South Carolina coronavirus figures are the states' highest yet for a single day


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As the Department Head of Asset Protection and Associate Safety this executive level position leads, develops, facilitates, oversees and directs asset protection and safety related strategies for all OSJL.

Administer and facilitate the Company's Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERA) and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) processes. 139 stores, operating stores in all of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. oceanstatejoblot.com

Shoppers Surprise Retailers by Returning to Stores

Sales at reopened Macy's and Kohl's locations dropped less than executives expected

Macy's, Chief Executive Jeff Gennette said sales at reopened stores are down by about half compared with before the pandemic, which is better than the 85% decline the company had predicted.

At Kohl's stores are doing about three-quarters of their pre-pandemic sales volume, up from about two-thirds in late May, Chief Executive Michelle Gass said. wsj.com

Recall Furloughed Workers Lawfully
Employers recalling furloughed workers should plan carefully to avoid legal hazards as they determine who will return to work and what to include in recall letters. They should also have a coherent return-to-work plan for returning employees.

The recall process can be an opportunity to reset work expectations. "The pandemic has given many employers an opportunity to re-evaluate their staffing levels and business models," said Andrew Sherrod, an attorney with Hirschler in Richmond, Va. "If payroll cost reductions are implemented, be careful when using salary level as a basis for decision-making. Doing so could lead to age-discrimination claims if older workers are disproportionately affected."

Selecting Who to Return to Work - Recall Letters - Return-to-Work Plan - Background Checks shrm.org

Coresight Research:
Retail Store Databank Week 24
4,140 2020 YTD Closures
3,351 2020 YTD Openings

Starbucks is closing up to 400 stores and expanding takeout options

Children's Place to shutter 300 stores as it shifts focus to digital sales

3,600 UK jobs go in sweeping retail closures

Billionaire investor: A 'wave' of layoffs is coming for $100,000/year white-collar jobs

Unemployment claims climbed by 1.5 million last week, despite jobs gains in May

Mnuchin: White House seriously considering second round of stimulus checks

Quarterly Results

Party City Q1 comp's down 0.9%, total retail sales down 20.3%
lululemon athletica - declined to report same-store sales - Q1 revenue down 17%, digital sales up 70%

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Have You Identified ALL of Your Digital Assets?
Attack Surface Area Larger Than Most Businesses Believe

Workers are not the only outside-the-perimeter security risk. Companies have a variety of vulnerable Internet-facing resources exposing their business to risk, study finds.

Companies focused on employees' systems and cloud infrastructure are not capturing the true extent of their attack surface area, which includes phishing domains using a business's brand, counterfeit mobile apps, and vulnerable web frameworks and plugins, according to RiskIQ's "Analysis of an Attack Surface" report.
The security firm found a quarter of the top 10,000 Alexa domains had servers running at least one vulnerable web component and that the largest companies typically had more than 300 expired certificates, more than 700 potential development testing sites accessible from the Internet, and 80 instances of web applications running on soon-to-be-outdated versions of PHP. The company also identified more than 21,000 phishing domains created in the first quarter using one of 478 major brands.

The sheer variety of potentially vulnerable components underscores that companies often do not know about all the assets - and potentially vulnerable applications - that they have exposed to the Internet, says Steve Ginty, director of threat intelligence for RiskIQ.

"It comes back to the basics in terms of visibility and management - you can't defend something if you don't know it exists," he says. "Web infrastructure gets forgotten. Employees stand up shadow IT. It really comes down to visibility."

The vast majority of external breaches are due to vulnerabilities into which a company has no visibility or has lost visibility. The massive data breach impacting Equifax, for example, originated in a server with a known vulnerability in Apache Struts that the company had believed to have been patched but in fact remained vulnerable. Other breaches have been caused by companies leaving misconfigured storage servers - such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) servers - open to public access.

"Threat actors know these internet-connected services can be easy inroads to corporate networks and are always scanning for vulnerable services to attack," RiskIQ states in the report. "To counter hackers, security teams must have visibility into the IPV4 space so they can develop a full inventory of digital assets connected to them outside their internal network and flag assets that become vulnerable so they can be patched and put under management." darkreading.com

'Highly Active' APT Group Targeting Microsoft Office, Outlook
The "highly active" Gamaredon APT (advanced persistent threats) group has been using several previously undocumented post-compromise attack tools in malicious campaigns, which ESET researchers report have been increasing over the past few months. Many of these tools target Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Gamaredon has been active since at least 2013 and mostly targeted Ukrainian institutions, the research team reports in a new analysis, citing reports from CERT-UA and Ukrainian institutions. A recent increase in activity has brought "constant waves" of malicious emails with attachments packing malicious macros that, when executed, try to download different malware variants.

"The tools used by Gamaredon are very simple and are designed to gather sensitive information from compromised systems and to spread further," researchers say in a blog post. Even though its tools could download more subtle binaries, the group seems primarily focused on spreading far and fast in target networks. Unlike other APT groups, Gamaredon makes no effort to hide. darkreading.com

Unsecured AWS S3 Buckets Infected With Skimmer Code
Analysts Find Fresh Magecart Code and Redirectors to Malvertising Campaign

Cybercriminals are continuing to take advantage of unsecured Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service cloud storage buckets, with RiskIQ researchers recently finding malicious card skimming code and redirects to a long-running malvertising campaign infecting several websites. govinfosecurity.com



Webinar: How COVID-19 is Accelerating the
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In a panel discussion hosted by Steven Heijs, Business Developer at Nedap, with guests Dominik Widmaier, Head of Product Management at Diebold Nixdorf and Hans Hammer, Technical Expert at Nedap we will dive into the following topics:

Impact of COVID-19 on the adoption of Self-Checkout
Trends in Self-Checkout technology
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EPA tells Amazon and eBay to stop selling fake coronavirus-killing products

Including banned chemicals and a product called 'Virus Shut Out'

The US Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Amazon and eBay to stop selling pesticides that falsely claim to kill the novel coronavirus. The order applies to some products the EPA has already declared illegal, like a supposed disinfectant called "Virus Shut Out," as well as chemicals like methylene chloride, which is hazardous and partially banned in the US. In addition to coronavirus claims, the order applies to inflated safety claims and other false advertising.

The orders are based on consumer tips dating back to 2018, and they follow an earlier EPA settlement with Amazon, which was found to be distributing illegal pesticides. Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and other retailers met with the EPA in April to discuss fraudulent and restricted disinfectant sales, but an agency press release claims "Amazon and eBay have thus far failed to consistently keep unregistered, misbranded, or restricted-use pesticides, and pesticide devices off their websites." It stops short of issuing fines or other penalties. theverge.com

Amazon Price-Gouging Crackdown Worsened Shortage of Sanitizer, Wipes

Merchants afraid of being accidentally kicked off the site, simply stopped selling some in-demand items at the pandemic's height.

When Americans couldn't find hand sanitizer, toilet paper and disinfecting wipes on Amazon.com Inc., many assumed the products had run out thanks to surging demand from home-bound shoppers. In fact, in some cases the products were available, but merchants had pulled them to avoid getting caught up in Amazon's price-gouging crackdown-even though they weren't raising prices. bloomberg.com

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Tampa, FL: About 200 looters steal $100000 worth of goods from Florida Walmart
Florida investigators are looking for help identifying any of the hundreds of looters who broke into a Walmart in May and stole over $100,000 worth of goods. The mass looting began after 9 p.m. May 30 when a crowd of about 200 people gathered in front of a Walmart off east Fletcher Avenue in Tampa, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Some of the looters were carrying blunt objects, including hammers, broke the glass of the store's entrance and led a surge of people inside. Surveillance footage shows the group rushing inside and grabbing merchandise. An estimated $116,000 in stolen merchandise and damage was reported. orlandosentinel.com

Montreal, Canada: Canadian Tire employee accused of stealing more than $125,000 in goods - including 67 barbecues
AdvertisementA Quebec man appeared in court Thursday afternoon to face several charges related to allegations he stole more than $125,000 worth of goods from the store where he worked. Police allege that Nicolas Paquette stole the equipment over a three-month period from the Canadian Tire department store where he had been employed. Among the items Paquette is accused of stealing, worth an estimated $126,000, according to police:

67 barbecues
64 air conditioners
55 generators
24 televisions
a treadmill
a riding mower
several power tools and kitchen items

Police allege that Paquette, 26, used a company truck to steal the merchandise from the store's warehouse during his working hours. Paquette admitted to the thefts Wednesday when confronted with evidence by his employers, police allege. A Sherbrooke Police spokesman said some of the merchandise was found in the garage of Paquette's home and recovered; police allege he had already sold some of the equipment online. montreal.ctvnews.ca

Hoover, AL: Police Seek Pair For Questioning In Home Depot Theft Case
Police say the men selected two Dyson vacuum cleaners and a Makita drill, then left the store through an emergency exit door. The Hoover PD report said the suspects' vehicle is a white, late 90s model Toyota 4Runner. patch.com

Dallas, TX: Police Looking For Help Identifying Burglars Who Got Away With $30K In Jewelry

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Shootings & Deaths

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Dashboard Camera Video Shows Suspect Open Fire on Florida Sheriff's Deputy
On Tuesday, Indian River County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shoplifting call at a Vero Beach Walmart. Deputies stopped the man in the parking lot and then he pulled out a gun and started firing at them, the sheriff's office said. As the man sped through the parking lot, deputies pursued, dash cam footage shows. He came to a stop at a dead end and pointed a gun at the deputy who was pursing him. Both the man and the deputy shot at each other. Dash cam footage shows bullets piercing the door and windows of the car deputies say the man stole. The deputy did shoot the man while they were uninjured. An autopsy later showed the man shot himself in the right temple. He died at the scene. officer.com

Jefferson City, MO: 4 charged following deadly shooting outside Walgreens; drug deal went bad
Four people have been charged in connection with a June 1 shooting after a drug deal went bad. Landon Latall, 21, is facing a second-degree murder charge after court documents say he shot and killed 18-year-old Orentheus Pitts in Walgreens parking lot. Police said, Latall was planning on selling $40 of marijuana to Pitts. The document said Pitts took the drugs without paying, and Latall shot Pitts at least twice. Pitts was taken to University Hospital, where he died a week later on June 8. krcgtv.com

Gwinnett County, GA: Man fires shots after failed check-cashing Armed Robbery attempt
Police in Gwinnett County are asking for the public's help to get a dangerous robber off of the streets. Police said a man robbing a check-cashing business indiscriminately opened fire. The Gwinnett County Police Department released a surveillance video of the terrifying robbery. It happened at the DolEx in Norcross around 2 p.m. on June 4. fox5atlanta.com

Memphis, TN: Teen shoots Family Dollar employee after stealing merchandise
Police are on the search for a suspect after a shooting at a Family Dollar Thursday. Police said an employee was shot while taking a break outside the store, while the suspect who stole merchandise from the store, fled the scene. The employee was taken to Regional One in non-critical condition. The suspect is described as a 16-year-old wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. wvlt.tv

Winston-Salem, NC: Armed robbers run after gun fired during struggle at jewelry store
At 8:33 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the robbery at M&M Ltd Jewelry. Store personnel told police that two men forced their way into the store. One of them had a handgun. When the worker tried to grab a firearm for protection, a struggle ensued, and the firearm went off. After the gunshot, both suspects ran out of the store. No one was hurt. myfox8.com


Robberies, Incidents & Thefts

Durham, NC: Police are looking for two men after Kidnapping and Armed Robbery at Lowe's
Durham police are looking for two men in connection to a kidnapping and armed robbery that took place at Lowe's Home Improvement store on June 4. The Lowe's was at William Penn Plaza in Durham. Two men forced an elderly man to drive to two places and withdraw money from his bank account. One man was caught on camera at the entrance of the store. No other details were given to the public by the police at this time. wral.com

Two arrested in armed shoplifting incident at Joplin store
Two men are facing armed robbery charges after one displayed an AR-style rifle when a clothing store owner confronted them during a purported shoplifting incident Wednesday. Police were called at 5:07 p.m. to the Threads store after two men left the business without paying for some merchandise. Capt. William Davis said the men had entered the store together with one of them attempting to distract the owner while the other concealed items on his person. When the owner followed them out of the store to confront them about the theft, one of the suspects reached inside their vehicle and pulled out an AR-style rifle, Davis said. No shots were fired and no injuries reported in the robbery, he said. joplinglobe.com

Clearwater, FL: Florida store shoppers brawl over one-way signs in aisles for coronavirus
At least two arrests were made after police say shoppers at a Goodwill thrift store in Florida got into a brawl over directional arrows placed in the aisles for coronavirus distancing. orlandosentinel.com

Del City, OK: Wrong chicken tender order leads to customers shattering front glass of Del City fast food chain

Vacaville, CA: Five Bay Area residents arrested on Federal charges for robbery at gunshop

Itasca County, MI: Bookkeeper at an Army/ Navy Surplus store steals over $200,000; woman admitted she had a gambling problem

Richmond, VA: $47K raised for 120-year-old, Black-owned jewelry store in Richmond after looting

Las Vegas, NV: 1 in custody after robbery at New York-New York Casino



Salem, OR: Fire investigation underway at Salem pawnshop




C-Store - Tulsa, OK - Burglary
C-Store - Muncy, IN - Robbery
C-Store - St Joseph, MO - Robbery
CVS - Birmingham, AL - Robbery
Cellphone - Kansas City, MO - Burglary
Check Cashing - Gwinnett County, GA - Armed Robbery / shots fired
Clothing - Joplin, MO - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Knoxville, TN - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Desoto County, MS - Robbery
Family Dollar - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Gas Station - San Diego, CA - Armed Robbery
Grocery - Taylor, AZ - Robbery /Violent Assault on employee
Guns - Palm Desert, CA - Burglary
Jewelry - Winston-Salem, NC - Armed Robbery
Restaurant - Decatur, IL - Robbery
Restaurant - Wichita, KS - Armed Robbery (McDonald's)
Walmart - Grundy County, IL - Burglary
7-Eleven - St Louis, MO - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Woodbridge, CT - Armed Robbery


Daily Totals:
• 15 robberies
• 4 burglaries
• 1 shooting
• 0 killed


Weekly Totals:
• 63 robberies
• 40 burglaries
• 1 shooting
• 0 killed

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Corte Madera, CA
Responsible for leading and execution of the Protection and Prevention tiers of the Profit Protection strategy for all RH locations including our Corporate Campus in Corte Madera, CA - PROTECTION - Access Control | Alarms | CCTV | Guards - PREVENTION - Awareness | Audits | P&P | Training...

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