Benefits of hiring loss prevention officers
USGI provides loss prevention, plain clothes and/or undercover security officers. There are many benefits of hiring loss prevention officers to help increase the safety of your company. Your bottom line ROI will increase when you’re able to cut out criminal or illegal activity, particularly in the retail, manufacturing, and transportation industries.
This includes any threats from outside the company or business that could include shoplifting, organized threat or crime. Our agents are trained to observe, identify, and prevent thefts from occurring at your business, and this is done by examination of patrons both in person and through the use of CCTV, or video surveillance systems. All activities are monitored to prevent thefts from happening.
Internal threats are directed towards employee thefts, and trying to control the large numbers of internal security threats that happen every year. Our agents are trained to observe employees and look for suspicious activities, as well as monitor their behavior when working with a cash register or POS system. All activities are recorded, so any problems can be solved quickly and diligently.
Loss prevention is a measurable service in security. Potential thefts and property recovered is documented, so it is easy to see your “money at work.” USGI can give their quantitative analysis to the client by either monthly or quarterly reports, so the client can easily monitor the cost-effectiveness of the loss prevention program.
Loss Prevention & Plain Clothes Agents may be used at a variety of locations:
Loss prevention agents may be used to blend in with other shoppers or customers to help better identify shoplifters, problems with employees, or other security breaches.
Plain clothes agents may be used to break up employees theft rings in warehouse and retail outlets. The agent can go undercover and identify, report, and stop the security problem.
Loss prevention agents may be used to provide an extremely professional look to blend in with a corporate office structure. The officer could wear a suit, and therefore not draw attention to him/her so that security precautions can be taken and be more effective. Loss prevention at office buildings may also be combined with executive protection.