Join Us for the Western States Organized Retail Crime Alliance Conference

Join the ORCAs in Action team to learn more about the Western States Organized Retail Crime Alliance, which holds its annual conference on Wednesday, September 28th and Thursday, September 29th from 9 am – 1 pm PT. This year’s conference will be a virtual event, welcoming loss prevention professionals and subject matter experts, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other interested parties for an event featuring an outstanding schedule of speakers covering critical topics in the fight against organized retail crime. The event is free of charge for all that attend.

While the event is being hosted by the Arizona Organized Retail Crime Association (AZORCA), the Nevada Organized Retail Crime Association (NVORCA), the California Organized Retail Crime Association (CAL-ORCA), the Organized Retail Crime Association of Idaho (ORCAID), the Organized Retail Crime Association of Oregon (ORCAOR), and the Washington State Organized Retail Crime Association (WSORCA), all of those with a vested interest in the current ORC pandemic are invited to attend.

Watch and listen here as ORCA leaders Paul Korec (NVORCA), Ed Fritz (ORCAID), and Alexander Snyder (WSORCA) share a little more about the upcoming conference, the outstanding schedule of speakers that will take part, and how you can join in the event:

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Conference Agenda:

Day 1 – Sept 28, 9 AM to 1 PM PT

9 AM – Countering Transnational Organized Crime – HSI Supervisory Special Agent Michael Adams
10 AM – Creating Cases for Federal Prosecution – Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean Mazorol
11 AM – Organized Retail Crime Case Study – Jerry Lerum – ORC Investigator
12 PM – Inform Act/Online Sales Panel – Lisa Labruno – RILA * Christian Hardman – eBay * Special Agent Chris Kohler – New Mexico Office of the Attorney General * Moderator – Alexander Snyder

Day 2 – Sept 29, 9 AM to 1 PM PT

9 AM – LPR Technology and ORC – Kyle Hoertsch – Vigilant
10 AM – Prosecutor Partnerships – King county prosecutor building partnerships – Prosecutor Ann Davison – King County
12 PM – ORC Task Force – Special Agent Chris Kohler • California Highway Patrol

In addition to a lineup that will hold a little of something for everyone, the conference will also feature opportunities to win one of five LPCertified course scholarships, one of five LPQualified course scholarships, and one of five Organized Retail Crime Certificate course scholarships provided by the Loss Prevention Foundation simply by attending the event!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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