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The White Gold Epidemic

Anyone who works in loss prevention, knows that the majority of losses from theft aren’t a result of kids stealing candy bars, rather the result of organized retail crime (ORC) syndicates stealing specific goods to sell on the black market for profit.

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Me-Manuals: An Experiment in Over-sharing

Publishing a Me-Manual: What we've learnt from an experiement in over-sharing.

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What's wrong with this picture?

See how this retailer used a novel initiative to address stores not reporting crime.

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Crimefighter of the Month November 2018 (and a short community update)

This month we are recognising two amazing crimefighters that are really making an impact on preventions and resolutions in their communities. They show us how being proactive in collaborating with other crimefighters in your community can drive incredible results! Well done team.

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9 Tips for Crime Prevention this Christmas

We’re making a list and checking it twice - a list of all the tips and tricks you and your team need to maintain a safe store this holiday season.

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We're growing!

We’re excited to introduce you to our new community managers across New Zealand and Australia. The team are here to help with all things Auror from here on out! Let’s get to know the girls a little better...

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Crimefighters of the Month: October 2018

Our Crimefighter community empowers people to proactively prevent and resolve crime in their area, without putting themselves or their teams in harms way. The two Crimefighters we're recognising this month have done just that - put your hands together for Geoff and David.

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Twice As Nice: Auror a Double Finalist in the Australian Fraud Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 Australian Fraud Awards was released last month, with Auror named as a finalist in TWO categories. Get the details inside!

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New Study Examines Global Shrink Rates & Drivers

A recent report examining retail shrink rates around the globe has offered new insights on theft and shrink-related issues in 14 countries. We've summarised the key takeaways for you here.

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Crimefighter of the Month: June 2018

Building a sense of community is central to what we want to accomplish here at Auror. That’s why this month we’re thrilled to recognise someone that’s gone above and beyond to create a strong community in Palmerston North.

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Welcoming Fallon Savery

One of our newest crimefighters here at Auror HQ is Fallon Savery: a veteran of the startup scene with invaluable experience gained helping build and scale other companies. With her taking on such an important role, we got her insights on why she’s chosen to take up the role at Auror.

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Auror Presents at Finals of Retail Loss Challenge in London

Auror was a finalist in the 2018 ECR Shrink Group Retail Loss Challenge for startup businesses. Auror’s Co-CEOs Phil Thomson and Tom Batterbury traveled to London to present Auror as an anti-shoplifting solution to a panel of judges and retail industry leaders.

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Joint Operation Puts Organised Retail Crime On Ice in Melbourne

See how a major retailer and Victoria Police recently worked together to break up a multimillion-dollar international theft ring targeting vitamins and infant formula.

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Crimefighter of the Month: May 2018

Our Crimefighter this month played an integral role in an operation that disrupted the market for stolen goods in Melbourne, Australia.

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Transforming Retail Crime Investigations

Discover how one of New Zealand’s largest police districts has transformed it's approach to retail crime and created a safer community.

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Crimefighters of the Month: April 2018

We’re recognising a group of Crimefighters this month for working together to get one of Christchurch’s most prolific retail offenders off the streets. Find out who's taken top honours!

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New Infographic Shows Scale of ORC at Largest US Department Store

Discover how ORC is impacting Macy's in a new infographic from the department store chain's Loss Prevention team.

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Crimefighter of the Month: March 2018

Our Crimefighter of the Month has been working tirelessly to upload excellent incident reports and supporting evidence that help her local Police make a difference.

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The Best Thing We Learned at the Police Technology Forum

Find out how Victoria Police are investing in technology to transform their service delivery to keep the community safe.

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The Pursuit of Justice

For one NZ Police officer, an abandoned vehicle pursuit was far from the end of the case. Find out how some clever police work and old-school determination helped one cop break the case on a wanted offender.

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Podcast: Partners in Crime (Prevention)

Listen on your commute or in your patrol car as Phil Thomson and Tom Batterbury from Auror discuss our partnerships with police and retailers in the latest edition of our podcast series.

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How Invercargill Leads the Way in Community Crime Prevention

In the deep south of New Zealand, a special community of crimefighters is demonstrating exactly how partnerships are supposed to work. See how this remarkable group is working to make their city a safer place to live, work and shop.

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Ask A Cop: Living A Childhood Dream

Ever since he was a kid, Constable Laurence Vautier always wanted to be a police officer. We caught up with him to learn about his motivations for joining the Police, his biggest challenges, and the ingredients of good partnerships with the community to fight crime.

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Crimefighter of the Month: February 2018

We're especially chuffed this month that our top Crimefighter was nominated by another member of the Auror community! Join us in saluting a special police officer working hand-in-hand with a local shopping centre to reduce crime in her community.

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What It's Like to Work at Auror

Rob Fonseca-Ensor is one of our latest Crimefighter recruits. He shares with us why he loves working at Auror—and why he thinks you would too.

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Empowering a crimefighter community: Highlights from 2017

Microphone check! Before we plunge headfirst into 2018, we wanted to share some of our favourite wins and other highlights from the community last year. Grab your headphones and listen in!

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Crimefighters Raised The Bar in 2017

Before heading off on holiday, we held a special award ceremony at Auror HQ to recognise the most elite Crimefighters of last year. See who took home the top prizes!

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Loss Prevention Pulse: What's in store?

We asked a group of opinion leaders for their view on challenges facing Loss Prevention professionals, the importance of working with the Police, and whether retailers are competitors when it comes to fighting crime.

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Fighting Retail Crime Matters

Sergeant Matt Murray from the Waitemata District Police shares his views with us on why it's important to tackle retail crime and his team's plans for the year ahead.

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The Data Network Effect for Crimefighting

Discover the secret superpower of the Auror platform: the data network effect. Listen along in our first-ever podcast!

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Get Better Outcomes from Your Crime Reports

Find out why it's important to prove the value of shoplifting incidents in the latest installment of our Ask A Cop series.

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Are ORC groups targeting your stores?

See how data and intel can help identify organised retail crime in this month's column from our data geek, Lucas Chan Andreassend.

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Share, Comply and Thrive: how to share information legally to fight crime

Privacy expert Gavin Smith examines the legal framework around privacy and sharing information between retailers for the purposes of crime prevention.

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Crimefighter of the Month: November 2017

Meet a special police officer that goes the extra mile to make his Northland community a better place using intelligence in the fight against crime. Join us in congratulating this month’s winner!

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The Crimefighter Chronicles: November 2017

Get the true stories of prevention in action from our community of crimefighters in the latest edition of the Crimefighter Chronicles.

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Ask A Cop: All About Witness Statements

Writing great witness statements are an important part of good crime reporting. Megan Dalton from Auckland Central Police tells us how to make yours better.

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Shrink Reduction a Big Gain For Briscoe Group

Find out how Briscoe Group stores across New Zealand have managed to reduce unknown losses by 18% in our new case study. Click the link above for more!

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See a Month’s Worth of Crime in Seconds

Lucas from Auror explores data science and how visualisations can help our community to fight more crime. See the insights at the link above.

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Crimefighters of the Month: September 2017

Find out who's been the best in crime prevention this month.

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Mitre10 Clamps Down on Crime with Auror

Mitre10 has plenty of tools. But the security team's favourite over the past two years has been Auror. See why in our new case study video.

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Ask A Cop: Collaboration

Sergeant Matt Murray from Waitemata District Police is back, this time answering questions about the value of collaboration and the results it creates.

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Teamwork Breaks Up Organised Retail Crime Gang

Find out how police and retailers in Christchurch stopped a prolific organised retail crime gang in our new case study. Download a copy today!

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Police Cooperation Disrupts H&B Theft Ring

A group of four offenders targeting health and beauty products is off the street thanks to clever teamwork by Police across three Auckland districts.

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Farmers Powers Up Prevention with Auror

Learn how Farmers department stores have powered up its Loss Prevention programme with Auror in our brand-new case study. Download a copy now!

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Insights From NRF Protect

The Auror team has just wrapped up its largest trade show to date at NRF Protect: the biggest trade show for Loss Prevention professionals in North America.

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New Civil Recovery Service with InDebted

Auror and InDebted have partnered to offer a new civil recovery service to help retailers recover the cost of theft and retail crime in their businesses.

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Give Crimefighters Superpowers

New capabilities can make crimefighters ten times more powerful. But will they embrace them to stop more crime? Crime remains the most profitable business on the planet.

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Ask A Cop: Reader Mailbag

Sergeant Matt Murray from Waitemata District Police kindly answered some questions from our readers this month relating to trespass notices.

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Farmers Joins Auror Community

Auror is pleased to announce the latest addition to our user community: Farmers Trading Company, one of New Zealand’s largest and most recognised retail brands.

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Ask a Cop: The Role of CCTV in Policing

Sergeant Matt Murray from the Waitemata District Police answers some of your questions about CCTV video and why it's imperative for successful prosecutions.

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Understanding the Problem of Crime

Auror's CEO Phil Thomson shares his views on the pervasive nature of retail offending.

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Case Study: Caltex Stokes Valley

Read how one petrol station owner used Auror and ANPR technology to reduce fuel theft at his site by nearly 80% in our new case study.

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Making Trespass Notices Work

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What We Learned at SaaStr Annual

We attended the largest software startup conference in the world. Find out what the Auror team learned at SaaStr Annual, and what it means for our users.

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Ask a Cop: Making Trespass Notices Work

The Auror team sat down with Matt Murray from NZ Police to talk about trespass notices and how to make them work to prevent crime for retailers.

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In The News: Auror In-Studio

Our Chief Crimefighter Phil Thomson stopped by the RadioLIVE studio for a chat. Hear what he had to say about our fight against crime.

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