"U.S. Retail Crime, Flash Mobs, And Smash-And-Grab Offences Increasing"
For the last five years retail crime in America has been rising. Now we're seeing crime such as flash mobs and smash-and-grab offences happening in growing numbers. This usually involves well organized gangs of teenagers that coordinate their sometimes violent retail thefts smashing store windows and displays in order to steal merchandise. While there are a number of reasons for this crime, it has raised the public's awareness on crime, policing, and how the judicial system has failed so many people. My new report entitled "U.S. Retail Crime, Flash Mobs, And
Smash-And-Grab Offences Increasing."