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Loss Prevention Awards

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Since 2004, the NRF Loss Prevention Awards Program has honored and acknowledged law enforcement officers, loss prevention professionals, law enforcement agencies and retail companies who have impacted their community, the industry and deserve nationwide recognition.

Recipients are announced for three awards at NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference each year.

Read the press release to learn more about the 2018 honorees.

Law Enforcement Retail Partnership Award (LERPA)

The LERPA award acknowledges law enforcement professionals or agencies who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support the retail industry in combating fraud and other types of losses.

LERPA winner Daniel J. Haier at PROTECT 2018

Daniel J. Haier, Assistant District Attorney for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (center) was awarded the LERPA at PROTECT 2018 by Melissa Mitchell, Director for Asset Protection & Retail Supply Chain at LifeWay (right) and Robert Moraca, VP of LP at NRF (left).

Loss Prevention Case of the Year Award

This award is the premier recognition program for Loss Prevention professionals, recognizing LP investigators whose work has made a significant impact on their company, the community, and industry.

NRF PROTECT Case of the Year Award Recipients 2018

Louis Vuitton America’s asset protection team received the Case of the Year Award at PROTECT 2018.

Ring of Excellence Award

The Ring of Excellence Award is a recognition program for loss prevention professionals whose achievements and outstanding leadership have shaped the industry. The award recognizes pioneers in the loss prevention community whose honor, integrity and character serve as an example for the LP industry. Inductees to the Ring of Excellence can be honored in person or posthumously.

NRF PROTECT Ring of Excellence Award recipients

Richard Peck, SVP (second right) and Peter Betrovski, VP and LP Director (far right) of The TJX Companies, Inc. accepted the Ring of Excellence award on behalf of Bob MacLea, late SVP of LP at PROTECT 2018.

LP Volunteers in Action

LP Volunteers in Action program acknowledged LP professionals making significant and measurable contributions to charitable organizations, including fundraising, outreach, volunteering and activities that have made a positive impact in communities. This award was discontinued in 2015.