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Oklahoma lawmakers discuss crack down on organized retail theft

Oklahoma voters approved a state question in 2016 that, among other things, defined a felony as any theft over $1,000.Since then, police said organized retail theft has skyrocketed.One lieutenant told KOCO 5 that they have to review anywhere from 40-85 cases a day for larceny.At an interim study Tuesday afternoon, lawmakers focused on organized retail …

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Retail, commercial crime ‘has totally gotten out of control’: City Council mulls options to curb offenses | news

It starts off small — intoxicated people wandering off the streets into Jerry’s Pizza and Pub. Some leave without any trouble, or comply with requests to go. But others create a ruckus at the longtime downtown Bakersfield eatery, which prompts customer complaints. That then leads to a loss of business, said Jose Jimenez, Jerry’s Pizza …

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What are the most common crimes in hotels? Not theft, say UK police

“Violence against another person” is by far the most common criminal offense reported in UK hotels, new data shows. Statistics from eight police forces across the UK show there were 4,589 allegations of violence and 1,307 of public disorder — which often involves intimidation or the threat of violence — in hotels, motels and guesthouses …

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Committees discuss mental health in schools, personal income tax, organized retail theft | opinion

With only three months left of the interim, legislators continue to discuss possible legislation for the upcoming 2023 session. We worked on the details on legislation in a special session this week to provide relief to the victims of the Eastern Kentucky flooding. While that has been a priority, multiple interim joint committees met this …

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Judiciary committee hears testimony on law to combat organized retail crime | news

FRANKFORT—The Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary heard testimony on Thursday about a potential law to address the threat of organized retail crime. Shannon Stiglitz, the senior vice president of government affairs for the Kentucky Retail Federation, was joined by representatives from Walgreens and Kroger to share the effect of organized retail crime in Kentucky. The …

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How Travelers Feel About Europe Trips Due to Ukrainian War

As Russia’s unlawful and unrelenting war against the sovereign Eastern European nation of Ukraine rages on, the resulting ripple effect for the global travel industry also continues to grow. According to the results of the ‘Spring 2022 Traveler Safety and Sentiment Survey’ compiled by Global Rescue, a leading provider of medical, security, evacuation and travel …

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Attorney General Moody and Melbourne Police Department Dismantle Organized Retail Theft Ring Committing Crimes in 14 Florida Counties

Attorney General Moody and Melbourne Police Department Dismantle Organized Retail Theft Ring Committing Crimes in 14 Florida Counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Melbourne Police Department are announcing the dismantling of an organized retail theft ring that targeted stores in 14 counties. According to the investigation, Marshawn Gordon and John McClure, III wore …

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