1.1 million shoplifters stole more than $189 million worth of goods in 2012, according to the 25th Annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by loss prevention consultancy firm Jack L. Hayes International. The 23 large retail companies that participated in the survey reported more than 70,000 dishonest employees – 5.5 percent more than in 2011 – and managed to recover nearly $50 million from apprehensions.
Industry experts estimate the value of organized retail theft industry anywhere between $15 billion [...]
Shoplifting. Sometimes it’s an innocent oversight that spiraled out of control, and sometimes, well, you did it. What next? Even though shoplifting is usually a misdemeanor, you can still face jail time, still have to pay a hefty fine, and still have a theft charge on your record to contend with for the rest of your life. So even though shoplifting is often considered a petty crime, it’s something you’ll want to take care of swiftly and thoroughly.
In an era where information travels at the speed of light, one’s criminal history can follow them like a shadow. However, what happens when that shadow is inaccurate or outdated?
In Chicago, individuals may find themselves facing the unintended consequences of unfair criminal history reporting. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the situations where inaccurate or outdated alleged criminal history information is reported and explore the legal options available to correct these errors.
September 18, 2023
Arrest Procedures | Juvenile Crimes
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: receiving a call or a visit from law enforcement telling you that your child has been arrested in Chicago. The shock, fear, and confusion that follow such news can be overwhelming. However, it’s crucial to remember that you are not alone, and there are steps you can take to support your child and navigate the legal process.
In this blog post, we will guide you through what to do if your kid has been arrested [...]