Shoplifters views on security: lessons for crime prevention

  • Gavin Butler

Abstract

The basis of this research is the experiences of a select few ex-offenders, all of whom admitted to having been shoplifters, although not necessarily with convictions for this type of offence. There were three different approaches. First, there were role-playing sessions in which fifteen offenders were asked to act out a theft. This led on to a series of in-depth interviews with seven of the participants, and then two of these went on walkabouts in a number of electrical retail stores to identify security weaknesses.

Keywords

Depression Steam Marketing Shoe Arteriosclerosis 

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