As humans, we arm ourselves to prevent the worst. New high-tech innovations are only making it easier to protect possessions against theft. Caitlin Salter takes a look at some of the most creative products on the market that help fight against theft.
With the holiday season finally here, crime is unfortunately on the increase. Our friends at crime reporting software company Auror have put together a visualisation on what gets stolen the most around Christmas - and the top most stolen item may surprise you.
A senior police sergeant says retail theft is not a victimless crime, as the loss to Canterbury businesses from shoplifting is estimated to be about $1.8 million a week. Canterbury police are cracking down on these rising theft rates through a one-month prevention operation.
A crack team of New Zealand's best mathematicians are getting together to solve six real-world problems, including retail theft. The inaugural New Zealand Mathematics in Industry conference may produce an algorithm which can catch shoplifters before they strike.
The Newmarket Business Association (NBA) has announced it is doubling the number of CCTV security cameras placed in its central Auckland suburb to fight theft in the area.