Get to Know Cal-ORCA

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

Cal-ORCA Goals

  • To stop or disrupt illicit ORC networks from committing crimes
  • To develop new and innovative ways to combat property related crimes
  • To educate the public on the problems associated with retail crime
  • To utilize the advanced technology to enhance the sharing of information to members
  • To conduct training conferences and symposiums to educate law enforcement and the private sector regarding current and emerging crime trends
  • To encourage members to meet regularly to share high-level intelligence with one another
  • To unite businesses, city officials, and law enforcement in a plan to reduce crime and build awareness, in order to create safer areas to live, work, and shop
  • To encourage retail competitors to collaborate with law enforcement to resolve ORC and other criminal investigations

Meet Our Board Members

Ron Foss

Ron Foss


Tina McHale

Vice President

Shane Bennett


Ryan Allain

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Brent Cohen


Jason Davies


Ben Dugan

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Mark McDermott


Justine Venezia

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Rory Stallard

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Steve Walker


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.

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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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We Need You

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