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Rental Industry Security Coalition

RISC meetings are an opportunity for rental companies of all sizes to openly discuss problematic topics and discover ways to address the distinctive concerns and challenges rental companies encounter. Each meeting allows for open conversation between rental company representatives, prevention specialists and CPP invited guests. RISC gatherings

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The Ripple Effect article April 2019

The Ripple Effect Article April 2019

“YOU CANNOT ESCAPE THE REPSONSIBILITY OF TOMORROW BY EVADING IT TODAY” – ABRAHAM LINCOLN  We are seeing an uptick – and a healthy one at that- of crime in California.  I’m hearing from rental companies, contractors, friends and neighbors the same thing: “Am I nuts or is

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Taking a Stand

Taking A Stand

CPP recently hosted a Rental Industry Prevention Summit*, bringing together a group of individuals representing rental companies large and small, to begin an ongoing discussion about theft issues and  challenges present in today’s ever-changing rental industry.  

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Stick it to Scrooge

Stick It To Scrooge

Holiday Theft Prevention to Help Master the Merriment By Melissa Somers, Executive Director, CPP of SoCal THE HOLIDAY SEASON is supposed to be a time of traditions, togetherness and fun. We are inclined to go a bit overboard in trying to make the most of every minute

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Reporting with Impact

Reporting With Impact

By Melissa Somers, Executive Director, CPP of SoCal “ALONE WE CAN do so little; together we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller Recently there has been a surge in a type of fraud that hasn’t been seen for a few years. The scam involves unauthorized POs

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Stop, Thief

Stop, Thief

By Melissa Somers, Executive Director, CPP of SoCal WHETHER YOUR WORK truck is part of a huge company fleet or one of a few, having it stolen can lead to a lot of down time and even more paperwork. While there is a decent chance your truck

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Communication Is Key

Communication Is Key

Feeling Frustrated? By Melissa Somers, Director CPP SoCal “To Conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.” T.F. Hodge In the world of heavy equipment theft there seems to be a prevailing theme among individuals in both the construction industry and law

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

A Crime Prevention Spoof on a Christmas Classic By Melissa Somers, Director CPP SoCal ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the yard Not a creature was stirring not one hat that was hard. The backhoes were nestled Locked up and in place With no employees

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