Category: Procedures and Practices

Stealing from Children, Part II

Why do People Steal Think of an excuse, any excuse, that people might give as to why they stole.  It has probably been used. The reasons that thieves use to justify their behavior are really not instructive. In the movie The Big Chill  Jeff Goldblum’s character says: rationalizations are more important than sex. We can go for weeks

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Stealing from Children, Part I

Who Steals? When it comes to stealing, I can share some awful details and they won’t actually reveal where the crime occurred.  Why? Because the details are depressingly similar. But the similarities are not what you think they are.  We are not talking personality types.  There are two pretty consistent themes in school theft: Opportunity (which YOU provide)

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Inventory, Computers and Mobile Devices

If you work in a large enough district long enough you’ll experience not just one but multiple instances of major property loss.  These losses are not just the result of theft, but are due to fires, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornados to name just some of the most common forms of catastrophic property loss.  Then,

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