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The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: May 18 – 24

Retailers Use Police-Like Investigation Centers to Fight Theft, Shoppers Pay the Price | California Advances Legislation Cracking Down on Stolen Goods Resellers | Is Society in a State of Moral Decay, or Are Stores Exaggerating the Problem?

The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: May 11 – 17

Police Fatally Shoot Amazon Warehouse Guard Who Tried to Kill Supervisor | For Some Retail Workers, Safety Threats Are Motivation for Unionizing | 3 Women Say They Were Sexually Assaulted in a Georgia Target

Georgia Retailers ORC Alliance Hosts Its First Law Enforcement Symposium

On May 1st, the Georgia Retailers Organized Crime Alliance (GROC) hosted its inaugural Law Enforcement Symposium, marking a significant step forward in the fight against organized retail crime (ORC) in Georgia.

The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: May 4 – 10

Woman Convicted of Using Target Self-Checkout to Steal $60K of Product | Shoplifting Suspect Dies After Being Shot by Phoenix Police | Large ORC Ring Is Charged in NYC

Organized Retail Crime Monthly News Recap: April 2024

To give you a better feel for the vast impact of the organized retail crime problem, here are just a few of the incidents that took place in the month of April.

The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: April 27 – May 3

California City Accepts $975K to Crackdown on ORC | Millions in State Funding Being Used to Stop NY Retail Theft | Task Force Credited with Nearly 90 Retail Theft Arrests in San Mateo, CA
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RILA’s Vibrant Communities Initiative: Working Together to Find Real and Lasting Solutions

To learn more about the program, we sat down with Lisa LaBruno, Esq., senior executive vice president of retail operations and Jason Brewer, senior vice president of communications and marketing at RILA, to get their insights on the mission and vision of this important industry initiative.

The Looters Are Coming!

Widespread protests and looting shocked the nation and rocked retail in 2020. As a contentious presidential election draws near, it’s time for retailers to prepare for more unrest.

The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: April 20 – 26

Cook County Task Force Uses All Means to Bust ORC in Chicago | To Prevent Theft, Many Big Chains Now Lock Up All Kinds of Merchandise | 2 Walmart Stores Remove Self-Checkout Kiosks as Retail Giants Rethink the Option

The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: April 13 – 19

Retail Theft Bills Steal the Spotlight During Public Safety Hearing | California Crackdown on ORC Leads to Nearly 500 Arrests, Recovery of 160,000 Stolen Goods in Just 3 Months | Arrests Made in $14.5M Gold Heist—Largest Ever in Canada

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