We cannot afford to do nothing about retail theft | Opinion

Retail theft is not just a problem; it’s a grave public safety threat that is wreaking havoc on our local retailers, customers, and community members. As a California legislator, I am deeply convinced that we cannot afford to stand by and do nothing. While many of the retail theft bills before the Legislature are a serious and real step in the right direction, they are not enough to combat the rampant organized crime and retail theft issues we face.

With nearly 30 years of experience as a deputy with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, I have been on the front lines, dealing with these issues from a law enforcement perspective. As your Assemblyman, I am uniquely positioned to create laws and help guide legislation that effectively addresses these public safety issues in the California Legislature.

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