New York State and Operation ID

New York State and Operation ID

In its day, New York State was a national leader in the development and rollout of Operation ID. In 1978, Frank J. Rogers, Commissioner of the Division of Criminal Justice Services, released a publication called, “Operation Identification Program Guide.”...
Flow Down Failures With Government Property

Flow Down Failures With Government Property

Federal regulations regarding the flow down of government property to small defense subcontractors and mom & pop government contractors are insufficient for the control of theft, pilferage and loss. As a member of the Asset Leadership Network and the National...
Catalytic Converter Etching

Catalytic Converter Etching

Catalytic converter etching is needed right now to stop the theft of these valuable motor vehicle parts. The problem has become a major crisis and the only solution is to mark catalytic converters in such a way that thieves will be afraid to steal them. While it might...
Arresting Superyachts

Arresting Superyachts

Arresting superyachts—as distinct from seizure—has been in the news lately. Indeed, ships can be arrested. While most of us think only people can be arrested, under maritime law, ships can also be arrested for over 20 different kinds of infractions (Article 1, Section...
Clever, Not “Smart,” Tech

Clever, Not “Smart,” Tech

There is a social movement afoot where more and more people are moving away from intrusive, “smart” technologies, and moving closer to clever technologies that provide users with an acceptable level of service at a much lower price. Dumbphones Are Making a...
Asset Management Standards

Asset Management Standards

The Loss Prevention Certification Board established internet-based asset management standards beginning in 1995 that have been revised over the years. These standards are designed to manage non-fixed assets against loss and theft through the aid of the internet,...