Ben Dugan from Walgreens to Cover “An Investigator’s Perspective of ORC” at January 30th StopORC Webinar

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – January 20, 2014 – The January StopORC Webinar will feature Ben Dugan, Investigations Supervisor, Organized Retail Crime Division, Walgreens, who will present “An Investigator’s Perspective of ORC” on Thursday, January 30th at 12 pm PST. The free StopORC Webinar is open to qualified professionals involved in combating Organized Retail Crime (ORC). Registration is available by clicking here.

The webinar will provide a “real world,” street-level perspective on what works in ORC investigations. Dugan will draw on his vast ORC investigative experience in numerous retail environments to present practical ideas and practices that can be adapted to other ORC programs. StopORC webinars are interactive, so during the webinar participants have the opportunity to ask Dugan questions as well as participate in the monthly ORC webinar poll.

Dugan has over 25 years’ experience in retail loss prevention ranging from big box, catalog, drug store and specialty retailers. Prior to joining Walgreens where he currently covers the Southeastern United States and Puerto Rico, he was the National Investigator for Sears Holdings Corporation. Before beginning his career in retail, Ben spent six years in the Criminal Investigations Division of the Military Police. He was recently named the 2013 Investigator of the Year by the National Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail.

StopORC Webinar participants are eligible for Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to help provide LPCertified (LPC) loss prevention professionals with credits to help meet the 20 CEU annual education requirement for recertification. LPC is an advanced certification for loss prevention managers, directors, and vice presidents who demonstrate a high degree of skill and knowledge in the loss prevention field. is sponsored by Universal Surveillance Systems LLC (USS) and holds free monthly webinars featuring subject matter and experts who cover current topics such as ORC trends, methods, prevention, investigations, legislation and working with law enforcement. Previous webinars have discussed law enforcement ORC tactics, investigating and prosecuting ORC cases, writing, promoting and passing aggressive ORC legislation. The StopORC website features valuable industry intelligence in combatting ORC and is located at

To register for the upcoming January 30th StopORC webinar with Ben Dugan, click here or call 1-800-488-9097 for more information.

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