ALTO in the News
by Jimmie Hernandez, Senior Advisor at ALTO USA and Security and Law Enforcement Professional I’ve written about the importance of forming collaborative relationships with law
by Stefanie Hoover, CFI Over the past few years, public leaders, governmental officials, loss prevention experts, and law enforcement are increasingly forming collaborative partnerships to
District Attorney Chesa Boudin Announces Conviction and Sentence in Viral Shoplifting Case and Guilty Verdicts in Petty Theft Trial
SAN FRANCISCO— Today, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced the conviction and sentencing of Jean Lugo Romero for stealing items from a San Francisco Walgreens,
ALTO USA Appoints Retail Industry Veteran Rhett Asher as Vice President, Community Relations & Partnerships
Miami, Florida, March 14, 2022 – ALTO USA has hired Rhett Asher as their new Vice President, Community Relations & Partnerships. Asher, former VP, Strategy
by Stefanie Hoover In 2021, an illegal encampment of unhoused individuals in Oakland, California, created a strain on neighbors, retailers, law enforcement, and visitors to
Dealing with shoplifting, theft, and crime on top of daily priorities can be overwhelming in a busy retail store. Many retailers could use added resources
Abandoned buildings or vacant lots can be a source of frustration for neighborhoods and a hub for crime. If your LP team or in-store security are struggling to deal with the impacts of one of these properties, advocates and attorneys from The ALTO Alliance can help.
According to recent estimates, approximately 550,000 Americans are experiencing homelessness. The root causes of homelessness differ among individuals, but for some, mental health or substance
Retail stores are not independent of the communities that they exist in. They are part of an ecosystem with many factors that affect customers, employees, and sales. Loss prevention tries to stay up to date with what is happening in the store’s ecosystem by using the newest technology. But even this isn’t enough because we don’t know exactly what is happening out there. There is a disconnect between retail stores and their communities, we just can’t see it all.
The success of a prosecution is largely dependent on the details that are left in a police report. ALTO recommends documenting the following to increase your chances of success.
District Attorney’s Office Files Charges in Shoplifting Case and Announces Partnership to Combat Retail Theft in San Francisco
San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced the filing of 15 charges against Jean Lugo Romero, who is alleged to be the individual depicted in a widely-circulated video of a shoplifting at a San Francisco Walgreens last week.
A closer look at Walgreen’s experience impacting crime with the ALTO Alliance.
Below is an interview with Bill Inzeo, Senior Director, Strategic Analytics, Systems & Support, Walgreens
The smell of fresh carne asada, tortillas, cilantro, and lime permeated the air at Northgate Market on South Euclid Street the afternoon of Thursday, April
ALTO, an international firm offering an innovative approach to addressing retail shrink, has announced a significant expansion of its offerings into several new market areas
The abrupt arrival of Covid‑19 in the world has forced us to change many daily things, not only our way of living, exchanging with friends and family, and working, but also the manner in which daily operations are performed and supervised in almost all industries.