organized retail crime

CRA President Addresses Retail Theft with Loss Prevention Magazine

The California Retailers Association continues to push for much-needed reforms to protect retailers’ employees, customers and neighborhoods from rampant and dangerous retail crime and the hits keep coming!  Recently, Rachel Michelin, president and CEO of the California Retailers Association joined a podcast with the nationally acclaimed Loss Prevention Magazine to discuss what is happening in California with regards to retail theft …

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CRA/Cal-ORCA Conference 2022

Tuesday, October 4 – Wednesday, October 5Ontario Convention Center2000 E Convention Center WayOntario, CA 91764 Join Cal-ORCA and the California Retailers Association for a Conference focused on Organized Retail Crime and Retail Theft. The Conference will bring together policymakers, law enforcement and the business community for “Collaborating on a Safer California”. Click here to view the …

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CRA President and CEO Speaks with KNX News Radio Los Angeles on State Retailer Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

Rachel Michelin: “ORC is a growing problem and we are seeing the level of violence increase in California. CRA is collaborating with the California Organized Retail Crime Association (CalORCA) to educate policymakers, law enforcement, district attorneys and other stakeholders so we can all get on the same page. There’s a lot of finger pointing on …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin to Speak at NRF Protect 2022

Bigger Challenges Demand Better Solutions The world has changed, and the face of retail security looks different than it did a year ago. Protecting customers, employees and organization has always been essential. When faced with new challenges, loss prevention and cyber risk leaders must rise to the occasion. NRF PROTECT will address changing threats with …

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CA Organized Retail Crimes Association Announces New Website and Annual Conference

Website and Conference are Part of Collaborative between CalORCA and Cal Retailers Formed to Address the Growing Organized Crime Crisis for Businesses Statewide Sacramento, CA– The California Organized Retail Crimes Association (CalORCA) unveiled its new website today providing an enhanced and responsive user experience and highlighting the growing partnership between retail and law enforcement in …

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CAL RETAILERS CEO AND CALIFORNIANS FOR SAFE STORES AND NEIGHBORHOODS STATEWIDE CHAIR RESPONDS TO AB2390 BEING PULLED BY AUTHOR FROM ASSEMBLY PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

AB2390 Would Have Strengthened Prop 47 As Part Of A Comprehensive Solution To Retail Theft That Protects Customers, Retail Employees, And Neighborhoods SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After Assembly Bill 2390 was pulled by the author from consideration in the Assembly Public Safety committee, California Retailers Association (who is a co-sponsor of the bill) President and CEO, …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Speaks with KTVU 2 Fox Bay Area News About AB 2390 to Address Serial Retail Theft

CRA President and CEO Rachel Otte Michelin spoke with KTVU Fox 2 about AB 2390, authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi and co-sponsored by CRA and California Hotel & Lodging Association. AB 2390 brings back aggregation while adding diversion programs and job training programs for a measured, balanced approach to solving serial retail theft. Rachel: “Whenever …

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ASSEMBLYMEMBER AL MURATSUCHI, CALIFORNIA RETAILERS ASSOCIATION INTRODUCE AB 2390 TO ADDRESS ORGANIZED RETAIL CRIME CRISIS

BILL WOULD STRENGTHEN PROP 47 AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION TO RETAIL THEFT FOR CONSUMERS, STORES, AND NEIGHBORHOODS SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance), in partnership with the California Retailers Association and the California Hotel and Lodging Association, has introduced Assembly Bill 2390, which would strengthen existing Proposition 47 (2014) provisions by allowing separate …

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RACHEL MICHELIN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CALIFORNIA RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, LAUNCHES STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT OUR NEIGHBORHOODS FROM RETAIL CRIMES IN CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a direct response to the growing crisis of organized retail crime (ORC), California Retailers Association President and CEO, Rachel Michelin, announced the launch of a new statewide coalition — Californians for Safe Stores and Neighborhoods. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Read excerpts of “Special Report: Fight Against Organized Crime” from Fox11 News with Elex Michaelson and …

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California Retailers Association Releases Statement in Response to State Budget Proposal

Sacramento, CA – The following statement can be attributed to Rachel Michelin, President & CEO, California Retailers Association.“On behalf of retailers across California, I want to thank Governor Newsom for his commitment to addressing the growing problem of organized retail crime (ORC) in his budget. “ORC is on the rise across the country and California …

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