Loss Prevention Officer

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Nathaniel Elking

nathaniel.elking@gmail.com | (459) 732-3527 | Nashville, TN


I am a loss prevention officer with over 3 years of experience in the field. I have worked for both retail and corporate clients, and have a proven track record of success in reducing losses and protecting assets. I am highly motivated and committed to my work, and take pride in providing excellent customer service. I am also proficient in using various security equipment, including CCTV systems.


Loss Prevention Officer at Walmart, TNMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully apprehended shoplifters on 4 occasions, resulting in the recovery of over $1,200 worth of merchandise.
  • Successfully completed investigations into employee theft on 3 occasions, leading to the termination of 2 employees and the prosecution of 1 employee.
  • Conducted daily audits of store security systems and made recommendations for improvement on 5 occasions which were accepted by management and resulted in a decrease in shrinkage by 15%.
  • Created and implemented a new procedure for handling Shoplifter Apprehensions which is now being used as a model by other stores in the district.
  • Worked closely with local law enforcement to develop positive relationships and improve communication, leading to quicker response times when needed.

Loss Prevention Associate at Target, TNSep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Monitored and patrolled store premises to prevent shoplifting, theft, and vandalism.
  • Checked customer bags/purses at exits to deter shoplifting.
  • Monitored CCTV footage to identify potential thieves.
  • Stopped an average of 3 shoplifters per shift.
  • Recovered an average of $200 worth of merchandise per shift.
  • Assisted in the apprehension and prosecution of 10 known criminals.


High School Diploma at East High School, TNAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to manage my time, how to study for exams, how to do research, and how to write essays.


  • Surveillance
  • Report Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Investigation Skills
  • Evidence Collection and Documentation
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Communication

Sussie Vandewalle

sussie.vandewalle@gmail.com | (155) 962-4273 | Minneapolis, MN


I have over three years' experience as a loss prevention officer. In this role, I have been responsible for investigating and preventing losses in my assigned area. I have also conducted training on loss prevention procedures and policies for new employees. My investigative skills and knowledge ofloss prevention procedures make me an excellent candidate for this position.


Loss Prevention Officer at CVS Health, MNMay 2022 - Present

  • Reduced shoplifting by 25% in the first year on the job.
  • Led a team of 4 loss prevention officers and achieved a 75% reduction in inventory shrinkage over 2 years.
  • Trained new employees on loss prevention procedures, resulting in a decrease in employee theft by 30%.
  • Investigated and resolved 100 cases of customer fraud, saving the company an estimated $50,000 per year.

Loss Prevention Associate at Walmart, MNAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Monitored and observed customers in the store to identify potential theft.
  • Actively patrolled the sales floor and stock room areas to deter theft.
  • Monitored CCTV cameras to detect suspicious behavior and thefts in progress.
  • Conducted investigations into suspected incidents of theft, interviewed witnesses and suspects, prepared reports detailing findings.
  • Recovered merchandise worth $5,000 that had been stolen from the store.


High School Diploma at Roseville Area High School, Roseville, MNAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Surveillance
  • Security Systems
  • Access Control
  • Alarm Monitoring
  • Report Writing
  • Investigation Techniques