Colin McLaren discusses the assumption that anyone, even those in high trust positions, might steal. He discusses the measures needed to prevent this.
It is necessary for workplaces to assume that anyone can be a thief, even those in high trust positions like finance, or those “working back late”. To prevent dishonesty and theft, install sensors and CCTV, or audible alarms and manage people appropriately. Colin McLaren recommends choosing the right application to address the problem.
Key Learning Points
Anyone can be a thief, says Colin McLaren former homicide taskforce leader:
People who work in high trust areas (e.g. finance) must be managed
People working back late must be vetted
Ramp up security – install remote sensors and CCTV
Choose the right application for the problem
Interviewer: Eve Ash
Interviewee: Colin McLaren