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With 694 fatalities and $112 billion in losses reported in 2022, retail crime is at an all-time high. And as Black Friday and the holiday shopping season approach, retailers are looking for solutions to ensure a safe and smooth atmosphere for shoppers and employees alike.

Khristopher Hamlin is the Vice President of Asset Protection at the Retail Industry Leaders Association. In this episode, Khristopher shares how retailers are leaning on technology, community safety initiatives, and partnerships with law enforcement to protect their most valuable assets—their people.

Listen in to learn about:

  • Startling statistics on the current state of retail asset protection and organized crime
  • How retailers are leveraging AI technology for staffing, safety, and more
  • RILA’s new Vibrant Communities Initiative that supports retail asset protection
  • Strategies for tackling staff shortages and safety training in retail

The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia.

You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Khristopher Hamlin, RILA
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