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Karl Langhorst, CPP, CFI

Langhorst, CPP, CFI

Executive Vice President
Karl F. Langhorst, CPP, CFI, is currently Executive Vice President, ALTO US & Vice President of Innovation, Grupo ALTO. ALTO is an innovation company that provides state of the art technology solutions and concierge level support services to retailers, law enforcement, and prosecutors in Latin America, Europe and the United States to unify their efforts to reduce the occurrence of retail crime. Karl recently retired as the Senior Corporate Director of Loss Prevention for The Kroger Co. He is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Retail Council and a former member of the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention council and served on the Editorial Advisory Board for LP Magazine.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University. An author, frequent speaker, and internationally recognized subject matter expert on various loss prevention topics including physical security and organized retail crime, he is board certified in security management by ASIS and a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) by the Center for Interviewer Standards & Assessments. Karl has testified on ORC legislation before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and the State of Texas and Ohio legislative bodies.

Prior to his career in retail loss prevention, Karl served in multiple roles in law enforcement for twenty-three years in Dallas, TX.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jun 12
2:00 - 2:45 PM
More states are considering alternative measures to combat prison overcrowding. The negative consequences of California's Prop 47 have been unmistakable for retailers; nearly all are experiencing a rise in shoplifting – some by as much as... Read more