In today’s constantly changing retail landscape of omni-channel and omni-commerce consumer buying, another aspect of retail that continues to evolve is organized retail crime...
Retailers are facing a new challenges including an expected surge of ORC as stores reopen, making strong retail-law enforcement partnerships a requirement.
As retailers prepare stores for renewed foot traffic in the return to business on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, we may see an increase in organized retail crime activity.
ALTO has been analyzing data to see if the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted external theft activity in the Los Angeles area market. Here are the results.
Oregon has officially joined the fight against organized retail crime (ORC), joining the ranks of the many state organizations across the country in efforts...
Successful organized retail crime associations are typically independent, multi-jurisdictional, customer-centric, and a recognized non-profit to be best positioned to lead the public/private partnership and combat ORC.
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled that the state of Tennessee can use its burglary statute to prosecute serial shoplifters who have been issued no-trespass warnings banning them from re-entering retail stores.
Detex has become one of the first founding supporters of a newly formed National Shoplifting Prevention Coalition to reduce shoplifter recidivism using education.
LPM recently sat down with the NASP leadership team and members of their advisory committee to understand the current climate in the US around shoplifting, the impact of criminal justice reform, and the resulting need for a paradigm shift in our collective response as an industry.
A New York law eliminating cash bail and pretrial detention for most nonviolent crimes went into place at the beginning of the new year. The legislation was designed to address the disproportionate effect on people who cannot afford to pay bail and must remain in jail until their trial date. However, the unintended consequences for retailers is the risk of most shoplifting and ORC offenders remaining free to commit more crimes.