Monthly Meeting

June 29, 2019
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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Hillcrest Library– Teton Room
5246 W Overland Rd,
Boise, ID 83705

Title: Organized Retail Crime and Current Local Fraud Trends

Presenter: Ed Fritz, Crime Prevention Supervisor Boise Police Department

Course Description:

Ed will review the types of crime our local retailers see on a regular basis. How the criminal executes the theft and what is done with the merchandise that is stolen. He will also discuss current fraud trends that are being reported to the police department. For example crimes against seniors, debit card fraud and current email scams.

Speaker Bio: Ed Fritz is the Crime Prevention Supervisor for the Boise Police Department. He has been in this role for 6 years, with an emphasis in business crimes and prevention topics. Prior to Boise Police, he worked in retail loss prevention and security for 17 years, holding positions from store to district to corporate level. Ed is the current President of the Idaho Crime Prevention Association and Chairman of the Organized Retail Crime Association of Idaho, which he helped found in 2015. He is a graduate of Boise State University with a Bachelor of Social Science in Criminal Justice Administration. He is a Certified Law Enforcement Security Assessment Specialist and holds his Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Professional Designation. Ed is a certified instructor through Idaho Police Officers Standards and Training (POST), instructing on prevention related topics.

In his time away from work he enjoys time with his wife and two kids at the family cabin and enjoying the outdoors.

Prerequisites: None

Level of Knowledge Required: Basic

Advance Preparation: None

CPE Credit: 1.0 hour