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How do i become a Loss Prevention Officer/Asset Protection?

well I'm interested in working for Loss prevention but I'm not sure how I should get started. I live in Illinois. If there's anyone here who works this position then can you please tell me how you got started and how is the job like. what are the requirements stores look for? where else could they work besides retail stores, if any place else? do i need a degree to be hired? Whats the job like? how much is their income approximately? i don't have any experience with the law field, will that affect me in getting this job? will i get fired if a thief gets away if i tried stopping him but couldn't? also im A small girl will my coworkers pick on me or make me feel intimidated because im a girl doing a usual mans job and im short (5'1") haha :( but pretty strong, should i even consider a loss prevention agent job? because i heard its dangerous i dont know if thats true. will i get stabbed or shot at? i know bad situations like that happen, im somewhat afraid but the job seems fun. so i would really appreciate good help you could give me. sorry if i seemed to ask a lot of questions i would just like to learn more about the loss prevention field. :)

Asked By: Somebody - 7/26/2010
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It's better to apply for a position with a larger outfit that contracts with corporate stores. Like Securias. Check your phone book for security service and send out resumes. They use a mixture of uniformed officers and plain clothed people. For the latter, a variety of looks is needed. They'll give you handcuffs... More
Answered By: Kate - 7/26/2010
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You apply at the store that you want to work at, just like you would do for any other job... More
Answered By: Badge203 - 7/26/2010
 
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