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Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Issues Its Inaugural Award To The City Of Lakewood for Its Anti-Crime Efforts

Californians Against Retail and Residential Theft (CARRT) issued its inaugural anti-crime award to the City of Lakewood on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at a community reception in Lakewood. The award recognizes Lakewood’s hard work and commitment to reducing crime.

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Inland Empire Chamber Alliance Joins Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Launch Effort To Raise Awareness About Theft

The Inland Empire Chamber Alliance joins a broad-based coalition of business associations, local groups, and victim organizations advocating for California officials to act now and give law enforcement the tools needed to reduce theft.

Op-Ed Article

Retail Theft Impacts Customers, Workers and Our Communities

Retail theft is a growing problem throughout California. Local news broadcasts and newspapers highlight the problem. Even social media has viral videos of retail theft. Whether it is called smash and grabs, organized retail theft, or simply shoplifting, it has a tremendous impact on small businesses and large retailers.

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California Black Chamber of Commerce Joins Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Launch Effort To Raise Awareness About Crime

The California Black Chamber joins a broad-based coalition of business associations, local groups, and victim organizations advocating for California officials to act now and give law enforcement the tools needed to reduce crime.

Op-Ed Article

Porch Piracy Is Plaguing Our Neighborhoods

As California continues to move toward digital shopping, the state must address the issue of porch piracy. Otherwise, the potential growth of the online economy may wind up walking the plank.

Press Release

Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Issue Statement Following the Recall of San Francisco County District Attorney Chesa Boudin

San Franciscans made it clear that they are fed up with rising crime and the District Attorney’s unwillingness to address the problem.

Press Conference

Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Press Conference

Watch the press conference held on May 18, 2022.

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Californians Against Retail And Residential Theft Launch Effort To Educate Lawmakers And The Public About Growing Wave of Theft

CARRT is a new broad-based coalition of business associations, local groups, and victim organizations advocating for California officials to act now to undo the damage done by Proposition 47.

CARRT focuses on property crimes that often get overlooked, including porch pirates, petty theft, burglary, smash and grabs, catalytic converter thefts, purse snatchers, pickpockets, etc.