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Retail Loss Prevention Officer

Retail Loss Prevention Officers detect and investigate shoplifting, fraud and other unlawful acts of employees or customers in retail establishments.

Overview

Retail Loss Prevention Officers detect and investigate shoplifting, fraud and other unlawful acts of employees or customers in retail establishments.

Day-to-day

  • detects and investigates theft and other unlawful acts carried out in retail establishments
  • apprehends offenders and calls police
  • prepares reports.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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