Greater DeWitt
Retail Theft Coalition

Law Enforcement partnering with Retail combating organized retail crime
in Central New York.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Greater DeWitt Retail Theft Coalition has merged with the Central New York Organized Retail Crime Alliance in an effort to build a stronger, more effective coalition to combat retail crime throughout all of Central New York. 

As soon as possible, members should go to and sign up for your new membership.  This new website provides many more enhanced capabilities for both law enforcement and retail members to interact, share information and ultimately combat organized retail crime. 

This website will be non-working as of 4/26/2014. 

What does this merger mean for retailers?

  • A real time connection for information sharing with retailers and law enforcement throughout all of Central New York. 
  • An enhanced ability to upload information directly to the website with this information being disseminated immediately to other members.
  • For retailers with protocol that does not allow dissemination of information, a read only membership is available.
  • More interactive forum for discussion and information sharing.
  • Expanded suspect photo sharing database and known offender database to include all counties within Central New York.
  • Crime mapping ability for retail theft incidents

What does this merger mean for Law Enforcement?

  • Enhanced photo sharing database to include all of CNY.
  • Greater networking ability with readily available contact information for all alliance members.
  • Greater ability for individual law enforcement agencies to become more vested stakeholders in the alliance through information upload abilities and forum discussion boards.
  • Expansive membership area for greater ability to share case information for the purpose of identifying suspects, gathering evidence and/or building a criminal case.
  • Crime mapping ability for retail theft incidents

What steps do I need to take?

  • Go to and sign up for membership under either law enforcement or retailer links. 
  • Crime Analysis members will sign up under law enforcement links
  • Start taking advantage of the enhanced capabilities of the new website.

What will happen with my Greater DeWitt Retail Theft Coalition membership?

  • Your new membership to CNY ORCA will be your new username and password
  • The website has merged into the CNY ORCA website and the GDRTC website soon shut down
  • The Greater DeWitt Retail Theft Coalition will change only in name into the larger, stronger CNY ORCA. 






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CNY Law Enforcement Members

DeWitt Police Department (Founding Agency)
Manlius Police Department
Camillus Police Department
Onondaga County Sheriff's Office
New York State Police
Onondaga County District Attorney's Office
Syracuse Police Department
Madison County Sheriff's Department
Solvay Police Department
Ontario County Sheriff's Department
Cheektowaga Police Department
Onondaga County Crime Analysis Center
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Private Organization Members

PBS Consultants
Retail Council of NYS

Retail Members

Wegmans - Premier Contributing Member
Target - Premier Contributing Member
Home Depot
NAPA Auto Stores
Shoppingtown Mall
Carousel Mall
Rite Aid
Price Chopper
Old Navy
Great Northern Mall
Lord and Taylor
Kinney Drugs
JC Penney's
Express Mart
Delta Sonic
Best Buy

Burlington Coat Factory
Bed Bath and Beyond
Saks Fifth Avenue
Valu Home Centers
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