California Officials Must Act Now
More and more businesses and everyday Californians are becoming victims of property crime with little recourse, especially after the passage of Proposition 47, which reduced penalties for retail and residential theft. Since Proposition 47, the number of people ordered to serve some time in jail or prison has dropped by two-thirds.
Meanwhile, National Retailers Federation reported that inventory shrinkage, loss due to theft and fraud, is at a five-year high at 1.6 percent. The report further found a nearly 60% increase in losses over the past five years, with store owners reporting increased violence.
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