course Legal – Organized Retail Crime Investigator

Organized Retail Crime Investigator
Career Undergraduate Diploma

Organized retail crime is now estimated to be costing retailers billions of dollars each year.
Elite specialized agents are now being recruited, trained and deployed by major retailers, investigation firms and retail crime prevention agencies to combat this issue.

In this 12 week comprehensive course you’ll learn:

  • What Organized Retail Crime is and How it Works
  • Methods of Theft
  • Methods of Fencing- Selling- Converting Stolen Property
  • Gift Card Conversion
  • Surveillance Techniques
  • Show Me The Money-The Financial Side
  • Private-Public Alliances to Combat ORC
  • Building-Documenting a Case for Prosecution
  • Retail Violence
  • Use of Force
  • Detentions-Apprehensions
  • Liability and Risks Assessment
  • Evidence Collection-Chain of Custody
  • Establishing A Career or ORC Investigations Business

This program is administered as an on-line course and requires access to a computer. It also consists of research and homework assignments and topic exams.

You will definitely enjoy this exciting-timely course!

Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Study Method: On-line and on-campus
Program Length: 12 weeks

$ 495
Payment Options Are Available

Typical Tasks
Specific tasks typically required of an Organized Retail Investigator include surveillance, internal audits, working with local and state law enforcement, recovery of large amounts of stolen property and working with state prosecutors.


Potential Positions
Specialized retail investigators are now in high demand.

Employment Outlook
Organized retail investigators are now employed by large retailers, boutique and specialty stores, pharmacies and private investigation firms. Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 100%. The typical graduate starting wage is $35,000 with a wage potential of $70,000.