The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: April 13 – 19

We know that your week can get busy, and the time you have to catch up on the news from around the retail loss prevention industry is often stolen away by other things. That’s why the LPM team sifts through headlines from all over the country to bring only the most relevant LP news to you here, in our special weekly news round-up—the perfect bookend to a productive week.

Here’s What You May Have Missed

Assembly leaders this week announced a bipartisan retail theft package after months of back and forth with lawmakers, the Newsom Administration, and key stakeholders—including Cal Cities. The move came ahead of a critical vote in the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

California Crackdown on ORC Leads to Nearly 500 Arrests, Recovery of 160,000 Stolen Goods in Just 3 Months
State law enforcement officials continue to disrupt organized retail crime in California. Since January, the state’s Organized Retail Crime Task Force has made 474 arrests and recovered more than 160,000 stolen goods valued at nearly $4.2 million.

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Arrests Made in $14.5M Gold Heist—Largest Ever in Canada
Five people were arrested in Canada and one in the United States, investigators said Wednesday—in what they described as the “largest gold heist” in Canada—after a months-long investigation by national and international law enforcement authorities.

Behind Kroger’s Proactive Approach to Workplace Safety
Company execs at RILA’s Asset Protection Conference share how other retailers can get ahead using threat assessment and management.

Cook County, IL Taskforce Tries to Stem Tide of ORC Costing the Nation Billions
Organized retail theft is a multi-billion dollar problem nationwide, and taskforces like one in Cook County are trying to stem the tide.

8 Armed Suspects Clear Out Oakland Jewelry Store 
Phuong Jewelry in Oakland’s Chinatown is picking up the pieces after one of the most brazen, armed daytime robberies seen caught on video.

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