April 25 StopORC Webinar to Feature “Investigations and Prosecution of ORC Cases with Private/Public Partnerships” with Assistant Illinois State Attorney David Williams

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – April 18, 2013 – StopORC.org has announced David Williams, Assistant Illinois State Attorney Special Prosecution Bureau, will present “Investigations and Prosecution of ORC Cases with Private/Public Partnerships” at their April 25 webinar at 12 pm PDT. Qualified professionals involved in combatting ORC can register for the webinar at http://www.stoporc.org/webinars/.

A major source of information, education and collaboration in combatting organized retail crime (ORC), StopORC.org is sponsored by Universal Surveillance Systems LLC (USS) and holds free monthly webinars featuring subject matter experts who cover current topics such as ORC trends, methods, prevention, investigations, legislation and working with law enforcement.

Rod Holm, USS ambassador to StopORC, said “It’s critical that everyone involved in fighting ORC understands how to partner with prosecutors so that more cases can be brought to successful resolution and ORC rings can be broken up. David is a seasoned veteran in prosecuting ORC cases and knows the critical requirements to make solid cases that will stand. I think everyone who participates in this webinar will come away with an enhanced understanding of prosecutorial needs and procedures to develop greater collaboration and partnership for successful case outcomes.”

Williams is the deputy supervisor of the Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney in the Special Prosecutions Bureau. His career includes investigating, prosecuting and litigating street gang, human rights and national security crimes at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in their Financial Crimes and Public Corruption Unit and their Special Prosecutions Bureau.

StopORC webinars are open only to those engaged in combatting ORC including loss prevention professionals, law enforcement officials, legislators, prosecutors, judges and security experts.

To register for the upcoming April 25 StopORC webinar by David Williams, visit www.StopORC.org or call 1-800-488-9097.

The mission of StopORC.org is to fight organized retail crime through information sharing, education and advocacy, while strengthening the cause of loss prevention on a global level. StopORC.org provides a comprehensive centralized resource on ORC for anyone requiring current news and information. It is supported by an advisory board made up of ORC authorities Nelson Harrah, GAP, Inc.; John Morris, Macys; Mark VanBeest, JCP; David Nance, Sabre, Inc.; Scott Sanford, Barnes & Noble, Inc.; Jason Gonzales, Rite Aid; Dennis Dansak, Sr., The Kroger Co.; and Lauren Cunningham, eBay.

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