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Case study: theft of medals and watches from Derby Museum Service, Derby

These resources from BBC News and The Collections Trust discuss the theft of coins, medals and watches, with an estimated value of £53,000, from Derby Museum Service between 2 May and 19 June 2012. There was no sign of a break in which suggested the possibility of insider knowledge.

This case study is relevant to Accreditation requirement 2.8 Expert assessment of security arrangements: ‘The museum must obtain expert security advice for stored and exhibited collections at least every five years, and earlier if needed. It must plan to act on the advice over time.’

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Date created: 2012

Author: BBC News, The Collections Trust

Publisher: BBC News, The Collections Trust