California Organized Retail Crimes Association

A retail & law enforcement partnership

What We Do

Founded in 2012, The California Organized Retail Crimes Association (CAL-ORCA) is an organization dedicated to fostering partnerships between law enforcement and loss prevention professionals to provide training, combat Organized Retail Crime (ORC) and other crimes impacting the business community.

Membership Benefits

Through membership with Cal-ORCA, retailers come together as a community to stand against Organized Retail Crime (ORC). Included is training, conferences, symposiums, and more. Grow your network and knowledge of the industry with an organization like no other.


As Organized Crime evolves, so do the tactics that help fight it. Join us for training conferences and symposiums to educate law enforcement and the private sector regarding current and emerging crime trends.

Information Hub

It is through combining and sharing knowledge that we can take a stand against Organized Retail Crime. Cal-ORCA is based on this belief and is proud to serve as a platform where information can be shared between retailers.

Coming Events

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Latest Press

California Retailers Association Announces New Partnership with California Organized Retail Crimes Association

California Retailers Association Announces New Partnership with California Organized Retail Crimes Association Collaborative Formed to…

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The California Organized Retail Crimes Association Announces New Website and Annual Conference

Website and Conference are Part of Collaborative between CalORCA andCal Retailers Formed to Address the…

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KNX Radio Los Angeles: CalORCA Partners with CalRetailers to Growing Combat Crime in State

Cal Retailers President and CEO Rachel Michelin: “ORC is a growing problem and we are…

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Bakersfield Police Department Organized Retail Theft Unit Makes Arrest in $2300 Retail Theft Case

Bakersfield Police Department Organized Retail Theft unit investigators responded to a residence in the 800…

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Latest News

Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

Loss Prevention Magazine shares a list of all current ORCAs in the US. See the…

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Meet Auror’s Partners

Check out the Auror website to see some of Cal-ORCA’s counterparts around the country and…

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Cal-ORCA’s 2019 Conference

Here are some of the sights from Cal-ORCA’s 2019 Annual Conference at the Pasadena Convention…

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Cal ORCA’s 2020 Annual Conference

On February 12th and 13th law enforcement officials, risk management professionals, security representatives and as…

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Our Members

Why Should I Join?


Join and connect with like-minded peers who want to ensure the safety and profitability of their businesses. Share information and gain valuable knowledge with the largest loss prevention network in California.


Discuss issues and legislation with a team of policy experts. Members receive timely and relevant insight on the political landscape providing knowledge and information on what is being done to combat Organized Retail Crime.


Access to briefings and newsletters that keep you apprised of essential California polices that effect our industry. Share ideas and best practices with like-minded members.

We Need You

Join a community dedicated to YOU. Join Cal-ORCA today. Together we can fight back against Organized Retail Crime.