Tag: organized shoplifting


Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

On Election Day in California, November 14, 2014, a crowd gathered outside a courthouse wearing fake handcuffs and carrying signs saying “End Mass Incarceration.” On that day, California passed Proposition 47, which would reduce punishment for more than one million people.

Passing by a 60 percent to 40 percent margin, the   Read More


Juvenile Shoplifting Consequences: According to the Research

Juvenile Shoplifting Consequences: According to the Research

While society often imagines the shoplifter as someone stealing food or toiletries out of necessity to survive, often this is not the case. In fact, one study notes that socio-economic status is not an accurate predictor for potential shoplifting.[1] Many habitual shoplifters report stealing almost twice a week, and many   Read More


The Advantages of Surveillance Training for ORC Investigators

The Advantages of Surveillance Training for ORC Investigators

Those within the loss prevention field have observed the trend to deviate away from hiring private investigators (PI) to do your organized retail crime (ORC) surveillance projects to teaching your in-house investigators within a structured surveillance training program. The cost and complexities of PI contracts have switched to expanding the   Read More