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Our mission is to provide a collaborative effort between law enforcement agencies and retail organizations to combat Organized Retail Crime (ORC) in the Upstate New York region.The Upstate New York Organized Retail Crime Association (NYORCA) was formed in March of 2022 with collaboration of retail and law enforcement partners with the intent to fight the rapidly growing rate of Organized Retail Crime (ORC) in the Upstate New York region.NYORCA serves not only as an information center for retail loss prevention/asset protection and law enforcement alike, but also is a training provider to such entities. We host routine training sessions to further develop those who are working in the public and private sector combating ORC. NYORCA also hosts informational meetings with such partners to share information related to the current trends of the industry.Our members consist of members from law enforcements agencies and those who actively work in any area of loss prevention/asset protection in the Upstate New York region. From Buffalo to Albany, if you are a law enforcement official or work in loss prevention/asset protection, we welcome your presence in our organization.


Alaska Organized Retail Crime Alliance (AKORCA)Alert Mid-South Tennessee-Alabama-Mississippi Organized Retail Crime AllianceArizona Organized Retail Crime Association (AZORCA)Arkansas Organized Retail Crime Association (AORCA)California Organized Retail Crimes Association (CAL-ORCA)Carolinas Organized Retail Crime Alliance (CORCA)Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR)Collier County Organized Retail Theft Association (Florida)Colorado Organized Retail Crime Alliance (COORCA)Cook County (Illinois) Regional Organized Crime Task Force (CCROC)Florida Organized Retail Crime Exchange (T-Force)Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit (FLEPRU)Georgia Retailers Organized Crime Alliance (GROC)Hawaii Organized Retail Crime Alliance (HIORCA)Indiana Regional Organized Crime Coalition (INDIANAROC)Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association (KYORCA)Loss Prevention Organization of the CaribbeanMETRORCA – NY, NJ, PA Metro Area Organized Retail Crime AllianceMichigan Regional Organized Retail Crime Association (MIORCA)Mid-Atlantic Organized Retail Crime Alliance (MAORCA)Minnesota Organized Retail Crime Association (MNORCA)Montana Organized Retail Crime Alliance (MTORCA)National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA)Nevada Organized Retail Crime AllianceNew England Organized Retail Crime Alliance (NEORCA)Ohio Regional Organized Crime Coalition (OROCC)Oklahoma Organized Retail Crime Association (OKORCA)Organized Retail Crime Association of Idaho (ORCAID)Organized Retail Crime Association of Oregon (ORCAOR)San Diego Organized Retail Crime Alliance (SDORCA)Texas Organized Retail Crime Association (TEXASORCA)Upstate New York Organized Retail Crime AssociationUtah Organized Retail Crime Association (UTORCA)Washington Organized Retail Crime Association (WAORCA)Wisconsin Organized Retail Crime Association


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)United States Secret ServiceUnited States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)United States Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)United States Postal Inspection Service


General Qualifications for Membership-Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.-Applicant must not have a criminal record of an adult felony conviction or its equivalent in a legal jurisdiction nor an outstanding felony or equivalent criminal charge from any law enforcement agency of any jurisdiction.-Having met all other qualifications, no applicant will be denied membership because of sex, color, race, religion, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.-Only individuals shall be eligible for membership.-No applicant for membership may be admitted unless such applicant meets the requirements.-NYORCA is completely free to join but restricted to Law Enforcement, Loss Prevention, Asset Protection and Security Professionals.-Email used for registration must be associated with the business or government domain from which you are employed.-Membership requests submitted with personal emails or emails that cannot be verified will not be approved.

1. RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFORMATION You understand that all of the individual items that make up the information contained in the Database are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such information originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item of information that you post to the Database or otherwise make available via the Database. You understand that NYORCA does not control, and is not responsible for Information made available through the Database. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any information, including any decisions you make based on such Information and actions based on such decisions; that you may not rely on said Information; and that under no circumstances will NYORCA be liable in any way for any information or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Information posted or otherwise made available via the Database. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless NYORCA and its sponsoring associations for any liability arising from your use of this site. You acknowledge that NYORCA does not pre-screen or approve information, but that NYORCA shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Information that is available via the Database, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms and Conditions.
2. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION We cannot ensure confidentiality of information posted on this website. Your decision to post Information to the database should be weighed against the possibility that Information and its authorship may be preserved or disclosed as above.3. ACCESS REQUIREMENTS Access to the Database shall be obtained through an Internet site. You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining your access to the Internet for purposes of accessing the Database and are further responsible for any costs and expenses associated therewith, including equipment, services and communications costs you may incur for that purpose. You are responsible for maintaining adequate security controls to prevent unauthorized access to the Database. Your password may not be shared with any other individual. When the individual to who you have assigned the password is no longer employed by you, or if for any reason you wish to discontinue your access to the Database, you must immediately notify NYORCA so the password can be invalidated. Only those who are law enforcement officers or work as a retail loss prevention officer may have access to the site. This access is for the purpose of posting and reviewing information of a confidential nature to assist Law Enforcement in identifying said individuals.4. LIMITATIONS, SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION OF ACCESS You acknowledge that NYORCA may establish limits concerning use of the Database, including the maximum number of days that Information will be retained therein, the maximum number and size of postings or other items of Information that may be transmitted to or stored by the Database, and the frequency with which you may access the Database. You agree that NYORCA has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Information maintained or transmitted by the Database. You acknowledge that NYORCA reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Database (or any part thereof) with or without notice for any reason and that NYORCA shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Database.
You agree that NYORCA, in its sole discretion, has the right to terminate your access to or use of the Database, immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Information you have posted within the Database, if NYORCA believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions. Further, you agree that NYORCA shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Database. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Database after said termination.
5. Applicants must be in retail loss prevention, asset protection, banking, mall security or6. Must be employed by a Law Enforcement agency.7. Retail applicants must be in good standing within their respective company.8. Applicants must have a corporate/business or government entity email address. (No personal email addresses)9. NYORCA is for the sharing of information only. No SPAM, sales of merchandise, solicitation, or job postings allowed.10. All communication should be professional in nature. Any entry deemed to be objectionable, unprofessional or offensive will be deleted.11. All applications will be submitted and reviewed for approval by a select group of law enforcement and retail members.12. Information shared on NYORCA should be considered sensitive and treated as so.13. Members are not to take any information from the site for personal gain.14. There will be no posting of dates of birth or social security numbers.15. There will be no posting of information, of any kind, regarding persons under the age of 18.16. There will be no posting of suspect's names or identifying suspects on the site, unless they have been arrested as a result of involvement in the described criminal conduct.17. There will be no sharing of your password. Your password must be kept in a secure place.18. Actions up to and including expulsion from the site can occur for any violation of said standards.