Entries by russb

Employee Dishonesty

Turns  out theft from shoplifting is a poor second to employee theft.  Recent studies estimate theft from employee dishonesty to be $186 billion a year.

Violence in the workplace

Only one of five workplace violence is reported. Murder is the 2nd leading killer of women at work, Murder is the 3rd leading killer of men in the workplace.

Using GPS

While law enforcement requires a court order to install a GPS, there is currently no prohibition of this technology being used in the private sector.  However, one must be aware of trespass laws; trying to place a GPS device on a vehicle parked on private property is a recipe for trouble.

Restraining order devices

There is a new device out to monitor restraining orders. Both parties wear a bracelet that is connected to GPS.  Whenever the two bracelets get closer than the orders dictate, an alarm is sent out to law enforcement.

PI Danny Hughes’ next case

In a follow up to  “Joy Street”, Boston investigator Danny Hughes heads to the Jersey Shore In “Ride the Stone Pony” to find a retrieve a runaway. He has to prowl the club scene and runs into much more than he expected.  Stay tuned.

Bartender tricks

If you notice a working bartender with a plastic swizzle stick in his mouth, it may be a way of keeping track of how much he is stealing.  He bites down on the stick every time he does not ring up a sale, putting a notch in it. Then he simply counts up the notches […]

criminals are stupid

A store detective spotted a customer taking a pair of shoes without paying for them. He was confronted in the mall, putting them on, and said he was in a hurry for a job interview at another shoe store, and would not cooperate.  He took off and went into the other store for his interview, […]

world wide web

There is a hidden (underground) web, that’s used by drug dealers, sexual deviates, fences and just people who wish to remain covert. Believe me, law enforcement monitors it constantly.