Organized Retail Crime Advisory Board

PA 455 of 2012 establishes the Organized Retail Crime Advisory Board. The duties of the Board shall be to develop a database of organized retail crimes, to compile annual statistics on organized retail crime acts, to recommend actions to be taken by the department and law enforcement to further combat organized retail crime, and to submit an annual report to the director of the department on the effectiveness of this act in reducing organized retail crime.

The Board shall consist of one member who is a county prosecuting attorney or an assistant county prosecuting attorney, one member who is a representative of a city, village, or township police department or of a county sheriff department, the State Attorney General or his or her designated representative, one member who is recommended by the Michigan Retailers Association, one member who is a member of the general public, and the director of the department of state police or his or her designated representative. Members are appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate for terms of 4 years.
Joshua Meier, Canton
Term expires 3/30/21
Represents city, village and township police
William Hallan, Okemos
Term expires 3/30/21
Represents the Michigan Retailers Association
Douglas Lloyd, Lansing
Term expires 3/30/21
Represents county prosecutors
Shannon Simon, Byron Center
Term expires 3/30/21
Represents the general public