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14 Smash & Grab suspects arrested, then released

Rancho Dominguez, CA - Last month, police in Los Angeles, CA arrested 14 suspects for committing smash and grab robberies. All 14 of the suspects have been released. Click within to learn how this happened.

Video: Subjects attempt to rob store by posing as delivery personnel

Honolulu, HI - On November 28, 2021, at approximately 11:09 a.m., two subjects entered a jewelry store while one of the subjects held up a large box on his shoulder. Click within to view footage of the crime.

California Governor orders Highway Patrol to increase patrols at shopping centers & malls

Palo Alto, CA - November 30, 2021 - Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered California Highway Patrol to increase patrols on freeways near shopping centers and malls. Click within to view a news clip on the retail crime wave that has alarmed many in the Bay area.

Webinar Recording: Holiday Season Security

New York, NY - On November 19, 2021, National Jeweler published a recorded webinar on mitigating crime during the holiday season. The webinar was given by JSA President John Kennedy and Executive Vice President and co-founder of Berkley Asset Protection, Greg Smith. Click within to view the recording of the webinar.

3 suspects arrested after smash & grab robbery in mall

Fairfield, CA - On November 17, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a group of subjects used hammers and bats to break into a jewelry store's display cases. Click within to hear an interview JSA President John Kennedy gave regarding an uptick in smash and grab robberies.

Video: 9 subjects commit brazen smash & grab robbery

Concord, CA - On November 15, 2021, at approximately 7:30 p.m., 9 subjects stormed into a jewelry store where they proceeded to smash display cases and steal jewelry. Click within to watch the footage of the crime.

Security webinar for the holiday season

New York, NY - On November 16, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EST, John Kennedy, President of the Jewelers' Security Alliance, will participate in a webinar where he will review security procedures and current crime trends. Click within to register for the webinar.

Jewelry thief arrested for stealing $200K worth of items

Georgetown, KY - On November 13, 2021, the Georgetown Police Department arrested 36-year-old Michael Reid, who is accused of stealing jewelry and items valued at more than $200,000.

Suspect arrested after $17K jewelry theft

Staten Island, NY - On November 10, 2021, 38-year-old Terrance Graham was arrested following an incident on October 18, 2021, where he stole a wedding band and engagement ring set from a jewelry store that was worth $17,400.

Subjects wanted for sneak theft

Columbus, OH - On November 5, 2021, a male subject was observed surreptitiously stealing jewelry from a flea market. Click within to see the footage.