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Retail Crime Support

In response to the pressing need to combat the rising threat of retail crime, the HTA has put together a comprehensive list of resources and information. 


Reducing Opportunistic Crime in Garden Retail by Learning From the Field of Psychology

An HTA produced report on how to reduce opportunistic crime, using tips from the field of Psychology.

Read the report here



DISC is a platform used by retailers for sharing information about local crime and known offenders.

Find out more here 


HTA’s response to current Retail Crime Crisis

HTA and major retailers call on Home Secretary for urgent action.

Read the press release here


British Retail Consortium (BRC) 2024 Retail Crime Survey

The BRC has recently completed the Crime Survey 2024 Report. The survey represents the single largest and most reliable barometer of the state of play of crime in retail and is based on a sample from retailers representing over 1.1 million employees and nearly £200 billion market turnover.

Read the press release here


Contact your local Police and Crime Commissioner

Find the contact details of your local Police and Crime Commissioner to raise concerns.

Find out more here


Applying the ‘ten principles of crime prevention’ to retail crime

The National Business Crime Centre (NBCC) has produced a paper detailing the ten principles of crime prevention, demonstrating how they can be applied to the retail sector.

Find out more here