LP - Loss Prevention
AP - Asset Protection
S3 - S3 handkey used for removing security tags
PTZ - Pan-tilt-zoom camera. A very high quality camera that can, well, pan, tilt and zoom.
ORC - Organized Retail Crime
Internal theft - Theft committed by the employee against their own business.
EAS - Electronic Article Security. Typically 2 tall towers that set off all alarms (besides ink tags).
Plainclothes - LP and Security employees dressed as a regular person
No-chase policy - A policy set into place by a store stating you cannot chase a shoplifter. Most stores with this policy will at least call the cops.
Gator Tag - Long security tag with a spike. No ink.
Ink Tag - A tag that releases ink when someone attempts to remove it manually. These tags do not explode or set off alarms.
RFID - Small sticker tag.
Spider Wrap/2alarm - Big alarm that wraps around high end products with wires. Very fucking annoying.
3alarm - Padlock security tag. Electronic. Also sets off security gates.
Pencil Tag - Hammer-shaped security tag.
Soft Tag - Small adhesive security tag.
Hard Tag - Square security tag with a spherical nub.
Lanyard Tag - Large boxy tag with a cable.
Source tag - An item that has tags attached during manufacturing inside the box.
Golf Detacher - A magnet used and designed to detach security tags. They can be used to detach security tags.
Booster Bag - A typical bag lined with material, typically foil, to block RFID signals to bypass security tags to prevent setting off an alarm.