RETAILERS are able to input information from crimes occurring
in their stores with information and alerts that are used to create mapping
patters, investigations and identify fencing operations. The alerts and
information received by this website also allows for retailers to be aware and
prepared for the criminal teams to hit.
LAW ENFORCEMENT have access to provide retailers with information
and alerts to assist in making immediate apprehensions and determining the
patterns as criminals are committing offenses. The time sensitive reports
allows retailers and law enforcement to make immediate apprehensions by
tremendously cutting investigation times.
January 2011, the Retail Merchants of Hawaii and its retail member came together with law enforcement personnel to more efficiently
and effectively prevent, investigate and prosecute criminals. As a result the Hawaii Organized Retail Crime
Alliance (HIORCA) was created in partnership.
In August 2011 the HIORCA Website was launched to
give the law enforcement, retailers and RMH a secured member’s only website
- National Retail Federation
estimates in 2018 Organized Retail Crime losses totaled an estimated $
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Foundation released a report on
ORC that cited estimates that organized retail theft costs anywhere between $ billion and $ billion annually.
Crimes Represent % of
All Crime Reported.
- Property crime is an offense that impacts many citizens each year.
For the business community, crime is an economic development issue because of
its impact on the economic well-being of its citizens and industry.