Media Contacts - 1978 to 2000

“The Supreme Court Takes Two Criminal Cases to Confront Issues of Excessive force,” interviewed by Matt Pordum for a story published on Office.com, (2000).

“To Catch a Thief,” interviewed by Anne Hart for a feature holiday article on shoplifting prevention for the Savannah Morning News newspaper, (2000).

“Family Regroups After Home Invasion,” interviewed by Brian Schleter for a feature article published in the Capitol News newspaper, Annapolis, MD, (2000).

“Security Policy Costing Lives—Using Off-Duty Police at Dillard’s,” on-camera television interview for a special I-Team investigative report, KDFW Fox News, Channel 4, with Becky Oliver, Dallas, TX, (2000).

“Auto Theft Prevention,” live television interview on “Mornings on Two” with Ross McGowan on the subject of auto theft prevention, KTVU FOX – Channel 2, Oakland, CA (2000).

“Savvy Car Thieves Hit S.F. Hot Spots,” interviewed by Erin McCormick as an expert resource for a front-page article about favorite auto-theft locations published in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, (2000).

“Excessive Force During An Arrest,” interviewed by Matt Pordum for an article published in the Knoxville News, Knoxville, TN, (2000).

“Worker Theft,” interviewed by Melanie Payne for a feature article published in the Sacramento Bee on the problem of retail theft in the workplace, Sacramento. CA., (2000).

“Fast-Food Robbery Spree Continues,” interviewed by Jeff Parrott as an expert resource on robbery prevention techniques for a feature article in the Journal & Courier newspaper, Lafayette, LA, (2000).

“Are Mall Entertainment Centers Making Them Unsafe?” interviewed by Jack Leonard for a feature article about shopping center security published in the Los Angeles Times newspaper, (2000).

“Security Measures Affect Retail Store Shopping Experience,” interviewed by Lisa Fickenscher for an article published in Family Money magazine, (2000).

“Retail Rage Strikes Shoppers, Clerks,” interviewed by Karen Talaski for a feature article published in the Detroit News about retail store shopper rage over the holidays, (2000).

“Death in Store Lot by Suffocation is Ruled a Homicide,” interviewed as an expert resource by Robert Sanchez for an investigative report involving an in-custody death of a shoplifter published in the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, (2000).

“Who’s Minding the Homefront,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature article about home security for long-haul truckers published in Overdrive Magazine, (2000).

“Physician's Prescription for Home Security,” interviewed by Bob Redling as an expert resource for a feature article about state-of-the-art security systems published in Physician’s Practice Digest, (2000).

"Some Blame Guard Policy For Death's at Dillard's," interviewed by Louie Gilot as an expert resource for a feature story published in the El Paso Times newspaper following the shooting death of a suspected shoplifter by a Dillard's security guard, El Paso, TX (2000).

"Apartment Security," interviewed live on KSDO Talk Radio by Steven Kellman for the Real Estate Today radio program, San Diego, CA (2000).

“Lack of Parking Lot Security at Wal-Mart,” interviewed live with Claudia Kist of ABC News as an expert resource for a network television special report broadcast on Good Morning America, New York City (2000).

“Sheriff Offers Help For Guards,” interviewed by Jack Leonard as an expert resource on the benefits of security guard training for an article published in the Los Angeles Times newspaper, (2000).

“Sneaking Around the House,” interviewed by Brian Good as an expert resource for an article on home surveillance techniques published in Men’s Health magazine, (2000).

“Shoplifting Is Serious, But Shouldn’t Be Deadly,” interviewed by Linda A. Moore as an expert resource for a story published in the Commercial Appeal newspaper, Memphis, TN, (2000).

“Death by Dillard’s – Off-Duty Cops Are Teaching Minorities And The Poor A Lesson They'll Never Forget,” interviewed as an expert resource by Tucker Teutsch for a cover story for San Antonio Current magazine, San Antonio, TX (2000).

“Using Extreme Prejudice To Protect Yourself At Home,” interviewed by Broderick Perkins as an expert resource for a feature story in Realty Times about the risk of using weapons for home protection, (2000).

“Lock It Down, Home Security 101 - Beating Back Burglars,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature article on home burglary prevention published on Homestore.com, (2000)

“Gated Communities – Access Control,” information supplied to the Urban Land Institute for publication to members, staff, and the general public, Washington DC, (2000)

“Apartment Security Tips,” interviewed as an expert resource for an article on how to identify safe housing published in SAPO magazine, Portugal, (2000).

“Shop `Til You Drop…And With Dillard’s Security Force That Can Happen at Any Time,” interviewed by P.A. Humphrey as an expert resource for a cover story published in the Forth worth FWWeekly magazine, (2000)

 “Self-Storage Units Can Be Easy Targets For Burglars ,” interviewed by Jeff Collins for the ‘Street Smart’ column of the Orange County Register newspaper, (2000).

“Storage Security Levels Vary by Business,” interviewed for a crime prevention article about the safety of public storage facilities published in the ocregister.com, (2000).

“Are Minority Shoppers Targeted by Store Security?” Interviewed as an expert resource for an undercover special report by television network, WABC, New York (2000),

“Home Invasion – What Would You Do?” Interviewed as an expert resource for a new television show, When Seconds Count, Los Angeles (2000)

“Parking Lot Security Technology,” interviewed by Alison Perlik as a expert resource for an article published in Security Distributing & Marketing magazine, (2000).

“When Things Go Beep in the Night,” interviewed by Ann Brown as an expert resource about home alarm systems for a feature story for Black Enterprise magazine, (2000).

“Retail Shrinkage Down Because of Enhanced Security Measures,” interviewed by Susan Brooks as an expert resource for an article published in Corporate Security Newsletter, (2000).

“Office Building Security,” interviewed by Lauren Brooks as an expert resource for an article about office worker safety published in Office Talk magazine, (2000).

“Anti-Theft Maneuver Deals Blow to Privacy, Personnel Monitor Dressing Rooms at Marshall Field’s,” interviewed by Diana Strazalka as an expert resource for a feature article published in the Chicago Tribune, (2000).

“Take a Bite Out of Crime, Proactive Program Helps Prevent Problem Residents,” interviewed by Deborah Schwartz as an expert resource for a feature article on the Crime Free Multi-housing Program published in Multifamily Executive magazine, (2000).

“Shoplifters Take Their Lumps,” interviewed by Jane Turnis as an expert resource for a feature article published in TheGazette newspaper, Colorado Springs, (2000).

“Be Alert to Avoid Carjackers,” interviewed by Donna Cavanagh as an expert resource for a feature article published in On Roads magazine, (2000).

“ATM Robbery Claims Another Victim,” interviewed by Laura Smitherman as an expert resource for a column published in the El Paso Times newspaper, (2000).

“Cruise Ship Security,” interviewed by Linda Molnar as an expert resource for a story published on-line at Executive Netfolio web site (2000).

“Safe Apartment Living - Techno Tips From the Crime Doctor,” article published by Inman News Features for Real Estate.com web site (2000).

“Phone Fraud,” interviewed by Mark Rowh as an expert resource for a feature article for Office Systems magazine, Vol. 16, No. 8, (1999).

“What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” television interview with Chuck Whitlock for a special investigative report about failing to disclose the criminal history of a property to apartment residents, EXTRA! Daily News, Los Angeles, CA., (1999).

“About Half of Carjacking Attempts Succeed,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature story broadcast by CNN, (1999).

“ATM Crime & Prevention,” interviewed by Thomas C. Rzycki as an expert resource for publication of a White Paper for Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA., (1999).

“Crimes of Convenience,” interviewed by Mike Minnis as an expert resource for a feature story on convenience store crime published in TheMetroNet Magazine, Toledo, OH., (1999).

“Preventing Theft…Without Getting Sued,” interviewed by Rhonda Miller as an expert resource for a feature story for Golf Operations magazine, (1999).

“Police Officers May Need Special Training for Off-Duty Security work,” interviewed by Barbara Shelly for a feature article about high false arrest claims against police for the Kansas City Star newspaper, (1999).

“High Court Upholds Federal Anti-Carjacking Law,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature story broadcast by CNN, (1999).

“Shoplifting Nabs Billions a Year,” interviewed as an expert resource for a front-page feature article published in the Porterville Recorder newspaper, (1999).

“Carjacking Trends in the United States,” live radio interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) with Gary Robinson of Five-Live-Up-All-Night, London, England, (1999).

“Who’s Minding Your Apartment Keys,” television interview with Chuck Whitlock for a special investigative report, failing to control apartment back-up keys, EXTRA! Daily News, Los Angeles, CA., (1999).

“Crime’s Grip Tight in Struggling Area,” interviewed by Mark Shaffer as an expert resource for a feature article published in The Arizona Republic newspaper, Phoenix, (1999).

“Hotel Security Realities,” interviewed as an expert resource to be part of a feature article produced by the Toronto Hotelier trade journal, (1998).

“What to Expect from a Security Service,” interviewed as an expert resource as part of a news article published for the Realtor.com and Realty Times.com web sites, (1998).

“Use Hidden Video Cameras to Catch Vandals,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature article for Professional Apartment Management magazine, (1998).

“Gated Communities – Are They Really Safe?” Interviewed as an expert resource for a television news investigative report. Channel 15 (ABC), Phoenix, AZ., (1998).

“Campus Housing Security,” Daily Kansan, interviewed as an expert resource for the University of Kansas campus newspaper (1998).

“Under Suspicion: Consumer Racism in Retail Security,” television interview for a special investigative report, ABC 20/20 News with Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs, New York City, NY., (1998).

“Parking Lot Security, Whose Security Are we Talking About?” Security Technology & Design magazine, interviewed as an expert resource to be part of a featured article, VOL. 8, NO. 6 (1998), 60.

“Dollars and Disses: For many Black youth, shopping is hardly a simple proposition,” interviewed as an expert resource for a feature article published in Emerge magazine, (1998).

“Security of the U. S. Capitol Building,” interviewed as an expert resource following the double-homicide of two Capitol Police Officers, The Washington Post newspaper (1998).

“Mock Trial Presentation,” Machovina v. Nasa Oil Corporation, videotaped before a live audience, sponsored by the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, Las Vegas, NV., (1993).

“Premises Liability: Case Preparation Techniques,” a videotape presentation to the San Francisco Bar Association, San Francisco, CA., (1991).

“Proper Arrest and Use of Force Techniques in Retail Stores,” a television news investigative report following apprehension/death of fraud suspect, Channel 12, Phoenix, AZ., 1990.

“Bank Security,” a television news investigative report, interview following armored car robbery/shooting, NBC Channel 4, San Francisco, CA., 1989.

“Crime Prevention That Works,” Good Morning, Northern California, a television talk show, Channel 8, Redding, CA., 1981.

“Crime Prevention That Works,” a radio talk show and panel discussion, Redding, CA., 1981.

“Safe at Home,” a television special report on home crime prevention, Channel 24, Salt Lake City, UT, 1980.

“Small Business Crime Prevention Techniques,” a radio talk show, Reno, NV, 1980.

“Personal Security,” a radio talk show, station KWMS, Salt Lake City, UT, 1980.

“Preventing Crime in the 80s,” a panel discussion at McGeorge School of Law, Courtroom of the Future, Channel 40, Sacramento, CA., 1979.

“A Crime Prevention Tip,” a local television movie introduction of “Scared Straight,” Channel 12, Modesto, CA., 1978.

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