Organized Retail Crime Counter Measures Reviewed

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 05, 2012

'Organized Retail Crime', or ORC, makes many retailers nervous. Unlike traditional shoplifting, ORC is earmarked by being organized and widespread. What equipment can be used to combat this problem? In this note, we examine how security systems and equipment are deployed to mitigate the risk.

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