TJ Maxx implements body cameras to curb retail theft

TJ Maxx implements body cameras to curb retail theft

Some TJ Maxx employees are wearing body cameras in the retailer’s newest asset protection strategy.

TJ Maxx CFO John Klinger confirmed the move in an earnings call last month. Cameras are likely to appear in more and more locations.

“One of the things that we’ve added, we started to do last year, late toward the year, were body cameras on our [loss prevention] associates,” Klinger said. “And when somebody comes in, it’s almost like a de-escalation where people are less likely to do something when they’re being videotaped. So, we definitely feel that that’s playing a role.”

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This comes after Axon, owner of Taser, released its own body-worn camera, which it refers to as its Body Workforce system, in January. While the camera is also

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