Also referred to as:
Loss Prevention Detective, Retail Store Loss Prevention Associate
Requirements and Responsibilities
Retail Store Detective is responsible for apprehension and prosecution of shoplifters and the prevention of theft. Not a uniformed security guard or watchman. Being a Retail Store Detective requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Retail Store Detective may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area.