loss prevention

Loss Prevention Officers: The First Line of Defense Against Theft

Serving Kelowna, West Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton, Princeton, Prince George, Lower Mainland & Abbotsford

At Hero Security, our loss prevention officers focus on reducing any loss caused by theft or damage. In the retail industry, theft is a major problem that can have a significant impact on profit. Retail businesses need to have adequate security measures in place to deter thieves and protect their merchandise. 

There are many ways to prevent theft in a retail setting. Loss prevention officers can help to deter thieves with their presence alone. They can also monitor security cameras and keep an eye out for suspicious activity. If they see something suspicious, they can contact the police or take other appropriate actions. Another way to prevent theft is to make it difficult for thieves to access your merchandise. We can set up locked cases for expensive items, and install cameras and alarms to deter thieves.


Our loss prevention officers (LPO) focus on loss prevention for and preventing loss caused by theft by focusing on the following:

  • Shoplifting Reduction

  • External Building Monitoring

  • Alarm Installation & Monitoring

  • Risk Management: Hazard & Safety Concerns &

  • Apprehension Reports

Unfortunately, as mentioned, shoplifting and employee theft are two of the biggest threats to profit. Employing a loss-prevention officer is probably more affordable than most business owners realize.

alarm installation

Give us a call to discuss whether one of our trained and trustworthy staff can help deter losses through theft and create a safe and professional work environment for your business.