How to catch a thief at work
Try before catchingthief To enlist the support of colleagues whom you trust unconditionally. Together you will manage to carry out a number of measures aimed at eradicating theft.
Contact your organization's security or to the supervisor in order for them to care about the safety of personal property or property companies. Tell us about the thefts, but don't talk about who exactly you suspect. Usually, if resources permit, the user shall issue an order to establish an in-house surveillance. The most principled leaders can send to all, without exception, employees (including you) to check on the lie detector. Although studies show that the truthfulness of the "testimony" made by a polygraph, fluctuate around 60-70%. Some bosses hire a private detective or embedded in the collective pseudo-workers, who for a fee, find out who deals with theft in the workplace.
If available funding is not (especially if it's a budgetary institution), then you will have to rely heavily on their strength and likely the help of colleagues, to create a provocative situation. Their organization depends on what specifically was stolen. Do not compile it yourself: if material damage was caused directly by your institution, please coordinate your actions with the authorities.
Try not to carry large sums with you. Keep all cash with you at all times. Forthief Prepare (better together with colleagues) a false wallet with marked bills or sprinkle it with indelible paint.
Put the wallet in a prominent place, look away or even leave the room for a while. Agree in advance with other employees so they did not let anyone out of the room. Or loudly say aloud, "I think I left (a) the purse in the dining room (accounting, admissions, etc.)". Then leave the room. Return note that place where you left the "bait".
If the wallet is not there, then, if you have used paint, note the hands of the audience. If you mark bills, tell your boss just ordered you to urgently raise money for (purpose of collection create in advance). See what bills will pass by all present. The amount of fees and their purpose needs to be significant to potential thief for sure there would not be enough cash, and he would have passed the marked bills.
To find out who is stealing money and personal items, you can do it without bait. Bring along a digital camera. Before or after work (most importantly, that no one else was around), connect the camera to the computer, which you have involved the least. Try to find a secluded place that the camera was not visible, but she could easily take pictures of the event. The process of catching thief in this case it can take several days. If necessary, change the location of the camera.
Gather evidence. Do not attempt to deal with a thief, as assault and blackmail is also a criminal offense. Try gently to talk to the offender, if necessary, offer financial assistance. If the theft continues, and the scheme of its making is similar to the previous one, refer to the owner or to the police.