IAPSC Best Practices
Security consulting experts have developed consensus-based and peer-reviewed “Best Practices” that have been adopted by the IAPSC. These Best Practices reflect the recommended methods for specific tasks. The IAPSC Best Practice documents are currently being updated and will return to this page for download shortly.
For information about the protocol for IAPSC Best Practice development, click here.
For the protocol flow chart, click here.
Best Practice guidance for voluntary use by businesses and individuals who deal, or may deal, with the issues addressed in the context of the detention of shoplifters by retail loss prevention agents. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to organizations in the development of an internal policy for the detention of shoplifters by their Agents.
IAPSC recognizes that its members will be called upon to perform as Forensic Consultants and serve as Expert Witnesses in a court of law or other legal proceeding. The purpose of these guidelines is to meet the need for a standardized methodology used in the evaluation of premises security cases.
Best Practice guidance to organizations in the development of an internal policy for the use of deadly and non-deadly force by their security personnel when such force is permitted. Organizations should take into consideration the laws of their jurisdictions and any existing model policies for guidance.