Xavier Strickland 1 Main Street New Cityland, CA 91010 Cell: (555) 322-7337 E-Mail: email@example.com Summary Seasoned Loss Prevention Supervisor with excellent communication skills and more than eight years in retail security. Versed in security risk and compliance issues. Committed to training and coaching in-store staff in the latest loss prevention techniques. Highlights Retail theft investigations Cost control Loss prevention Security measures Training and development Interviews and interrogations Microsoft Office proficiency Security systems expertise Motivational leader Outgoing and friendly Experience August 2010 to Current Sanders Department Store New Cityland, CA Loss Prevention Supervisor Oversee loss prevention for 200,000 sq ft. retail store. Train staff in proper patrol, surveillance, and apprehension procedures for violators. Work with management to develop training programs for all employees on loss prevention techniques to control shrinkage and theft. Installed new cameras and signage at bathroom entrances that resulted in 50% drop in item thefts in those areas. Reduced shrinkage 10% through implementation of new employee oversight protocols. Increased apprehension rates for shoplifters by 15% by retraining security staff on observation techniques and revamping patrol routes. Grew parking lot security coverage to 100% with minimal increase in cost. January 2008 to July 2010 Save Mart New Cityland, CA Loss Prevention Supervisor Spearheaded the use of high-tech surveillance software to provide full security coverage in new stores. Managed more than five full time security officers. Conducted site reviews and security audits and made recommendations to management based on findings. Developed and updated security procedures, security system drawings, and related documentation. Implemented more advanced nighttime security coverage and protocols. February 2006 to December 2007 Green Thumb Garden Superstore New Cityland, CA Loss Prevention Supervisor Analyzed regional data to identify organized retail theft movements and trends. Scheduled staff effectively for daily shifts and special promotions to keep costs low and reduce overtime. Recommended improvements in security systems and procedures. Installed, maintained, and repaired security systems and programmable logic controls. Created new training program for loss prevention and security staff.