Here's an ORC bust of two women professional boosters
shopping at Target using their children as shields.
The news actually commended Target Asset Protection
agents for stepping back once the professional boosters
started using their children as shields. They were later
apprehended by police and charged with child abuse as
well as shoplifting.
Supremacist Meth Dealers 'The Hated' Formed Unlikely
Alliance With Latino Gang Prosecutors Claim and were
involved in "organized shoplifting" along with a host of
other crimes. The white
supremacist gang was allegedly led by Todd Robert Hamilton.
The 34-year-old Bellingham resident was arrested December 20
and now faces a slew of felony charges in Western Washington
federal court. According to court documents, Hamilton headed
a group called "The Hated," which dealt meth and heroin in
Whatcom, Skagit, and San Juan Counties. The group was also
involved in burglaries, forgery, "organized shoplifting,"
and allegedly, murder. (Source
Submitted by Officer Scott Stanley
Congratulations on the one year anniversary of the
I think back to the very first meeting I had with
retailers, all 11 of them. And I look at where we are
today as of this morning we have 839 registered members,
representing 114 cities and 14 states and Canada. This
information sharing website has gotten to where it is
today all by word of mouth. We have had 37 arrests that
I am aware of based solely on information obtained from
the WSORCA website.
I am very proud of each and every one of you for the
work you have done and I hope to reach the goal of 1,000
members by the end of the year. Please continue to
spread the word and get all of our law enforcement,
retail, and prosecutors on board. Remember the more we
share information, the more we will be able to control
We have set the date for the training conference as
October 18th, 2012 at the Washington State Criminal
Justice Training Commission in Burien Washington. Please
sign up for the conference on the
website and you will be emailed all the specifics
about the conference. I hope to see all members of
WSORCA at the conference. This conference is being
provided free of charge by the generous donations from
our retail partners.
again, congratulations on the one year anniversary and I
hope to see everyone in October.
For more information contact:
Officer Scott Stanley #91
Tacoma Police Department
Three Sector Community Liaison Officer
Organized Retail Crime Liaison
Desk: (253) 594-7858
Organized Retail Crime
"The Impact of Organized Retail Crime to the Economy"
behalf of the NY InfraGard Alliance, we would like to
invite you to become a sponsor of the seminar for its
members and non-members on Organized Retail Crime. This
seminar will be hosted by Saks Fifth Avenue on Tuesday,
May 8th, 2012 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. (Lunch will be
provided courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue). The topic of
the Seminar will be "The Impact of Organized Retail
Crime to the Economy". The speakers will be from both
the Public/Private Sector and a panel of experts will
have a Q & A. After the seminar, there will be a social
and networking event from 5pm - 7pm.
Here is a list of Speakers:
Daniel McCaffery, Special Agent, FBI, NY Field Office
Joe Tadrick, Protective Security Advisor, US Dept. of
Brian O'Neill, Inspector, NYPD, Commanding Officer
Organized Crime Investigation Division
Mike McDonald, Former Lieutenant, New Jersey State
Police, Cargo Theft Task Force
Hitha Prabhaker, Retail Reporter, Bloomberg TV and
author of "Black Market Billions"
Chad McIntosh, VP of LP & Risk Mgt,
Tony Caccioppoli, VP of Corporate Asset Protection, Saks
Catherine Riccards, Senior Director of Professional
Standards and Investigations, Saks Fifth Avenue
Craig Mueller, NYC Field Organized Retail Crime manager,
Brendan Healy, President of InfraGard Long Island
Chapter and Rx Crime Task Force
Sean Huggins, National Investigator - ORC, Rite Aid
Gary Weisbecker, Investigations Supervisor, Walgreens
Stefanie Mangiante, ORC Investigator - Northeast, CVS
opportunities are still available.
Sponsorship opportunities that will include the
following: On-site signage with company logo; Oral
acknowledgement during general session and social event;
Recognition in the on-site program distributed to every
attendee; Exhibit Opportunity – table top; Webcasts -
company logo placed on meeting seminar link and Infragard Website. Sponsorship rates are from $1000 up
to $5000. Please
Jose Sandoval by Friday, May 4th if you want to
become a sponsor or if you have any questions.
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