Read Hayes

Dr. Read Hayes of the LPRC Is Recognized as a Global Thought Leader

The Life Safety Alliance (LSA), an organization dedicated to enhancing global life safety and security through partnerships and collaborations, has announced the results of its Top 40 Global Thought Leaders in Security and Life Safety. UF Innovate | Accelerate client Loss Prevention Research Council's Read Hayes is recognized as a global thought leader.

UF Spearheads Nationwide Effort To Combat Retail Theft

UF researcher and criminologist Read Hayes, Ph.D., is bringing shoplifting scenarios to the lab. Hayes leads the Loss Prevention Research Council, or LPRC, a community of researchers, retailers, solution partners, manufacturers, law enforcement professionals, and more working to make the world a safer place for shoppers and businesses.

Stopping Shoplifting? Researchers at UF Lab Think Like a Shoplifter To Deter, Detect Costly Crime

Dr. Read Hayes, a criminologist and research scientist at the University of Florida's Wertheim College of Engineering FLEX (Florida Engineering Experiment Station), is finding new ways to deter shoplifters. Dr. Hayes directs the Loss Prevention Research Council, an active community of researchers, retailers, law enforcement and more working towards a safer world for shoppers and businesses.

Staying One Step Ahead of the Criminals

UF researcher Read Hayes, a scientist in the University of Florida’s Wertheim College of Engineering FLEX (Florida Engineering Experiment Station), is working on curbing retail theft. Hayes, alongside UF researchers, blend technology -- including artificial intelligence -- with social science to improve retail security and deter theft, fraud and violence at the UF SaferPlaces Lab and the Loss Prevention Research Council.

Tech Tuesday: LPRC Exhibits New Innovations in Combatting Shoplifting

In this week's Tech Tuesday, UF Innovate's Lauren Asmus talks with Read Hayes of Loss Prevention Research Council. LRPC has a high-tech lab inside of UF Innovate | The Hub in which it works to better understand the theft, fraud, and violence issues companies such as Target and Home Depot face and create precise solutions for them.