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Stores Implement Counter-Shoplifting Measures


Cold Case

@QFCGrocery locations in #Seattle’s Capitol Hill, sick of being targeted by criminals. The company now taking matters into own hands, resorting to locks on ice cream fridges. @BrandiKruse and I rap about on going issues in city, and stories that still need to be told.

With Brandi Kruse on Undivided

The shoplifting problem is so bad in Seattle that some grocery stores have resorted to locking up their pints of ice cream. Independent reporter Jonathan Choe joined [un]Divided to explain.

Enforcement in Action

(Update May, 24, 2022) Recently @QFCGrocery stores in Seattle’s Capitol Hill beefed up security, adding locks on ice cream freezers and allowing security guards to go after crooks. Earlier today, dude got busted and they got items back. But apparently let him go. It’s a start.