Curtis  Baillie

In the Security2LP blog, Security consultant and former loss prevention manager Curtis Baillie discusses matters of importance to security executives, retailers and store managers related to shrink, shoplifting, and LP.

  • Why every security consultant should attend the IAPSC conference

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday February 13, 2014
    Editor’s note: The article below was written by IAPSC President, Frank Pisciotta, CSC. This is a great conference that every security consultant should consider attending. It features great vendor displays, discussions and sharing. There is something...
  • IAPSC issues updated best practice for detaining shoplifting suspects

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday May 30, 2013
    The International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) has issued an update of its best practice: " Detention of Shoplifting Suspects by Loss Prevention and Security Personnel  (PDF-720KB)." Charles Sennewald, CPP, CSC, CPO and John...
  • Mock robbery training gone awry

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday March 8, 2012
    Recently there was a civil lawsuit in New Jersey settled in favor of the plaintiff while the case was in trial. The case was about an unannounced mock robbery training exercise conducted in a hospital pharmacy setting on Christmas Eve 2007 by senior...
  • Do security pros have to use Miranda rights?

    By Curtis Baillie - Friday February 10, 2012
    "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to speak to an attorney, and to have an attorney present during any questioning. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be...
  • Dallas Police won't respond to shoplifting cases under $50

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday January 19, 2012
    On January 5th a new Dallas Police Department policy was put into place where they no longer respond to retailer’s calls for shoplifting under $50. There are some exceptions, however. If the thief has an existing warrant out for their arrest, they...
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