Retail Security and Workplace Violence: Retail Workers Face “More Aggression in General”

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Convenience Store Security, Gas Station Security

Over the last few years, retail security has made an increasing number of headlines. The work has become disproportionately dangerous—and disproportionately violent. A traditional “dangerous” job is dangerous because of the nature of the work itself. Think about agriculture, construction, lumbering, trucking, or commercial fishing. These are outdoor jobs. Those …

Retail Security Solutions and Workplace Violence Trends in 2021

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bullet-Resistant Materials, Convenience Store Security, Convenience Stores/Gas Stations

For years, retail security solutions focused on loss prevention. This made sense: We’d enjoyed decades of crime reduction here in the United States. But, according to experts, “2020 Will End as One of America’s Most Violent Years in Decades.” This trend is all the more surprising because many experts expected …