NRF Fusion Center

Where law enforcement and retail unite

The NRF Fusion Center provides a unique opportunity to build and strengthen public and private partnerships. It's the Expo command center for retailers and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, mall security and Organized Retail Crime Associations to discuss trending LP and cyber issues and explore strategies to counter retail crime.

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2023 NRF Fusion Center participating agencies

  • Brookfield Properties
  • California Highway Patrol
  • California Organized Retail Crime Association (CAL-ORCA)
  • Currency Education Program - Federal Reserve Board
  • Customs and Border Protection, Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit (FLEPRU)
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IAFCI)
  • Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association (KYORCA)
  • Macerich
  • National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP)
  • New York Police Department (NYPD)
  • San Francisco Police Department
  • Texas Organized Retail Crime Association (TXORCA)
  • The National Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR)
  • U.S. Postal Inspection Service
  • U.S. Secret Service

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Narcotics K9 Demonstration

Tuesday, June 6 from 11:00-11:20 a.m.

U.S. Customs Border Protection will provide a K9 demonstration specializing in narcotics. They're trained to intercept smuggling attempts of illicit narcotics, currency, firearms, and concealed humans. These canine teams are proficient in screening vehicles and pedestrians.

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K9 demo

U.S. Postal Inspection Service Demonstration

Tuesday, June 6 from 1:30-1:50 p.m.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service will discuss and demonstrate its response to unknown substances found within mail. These items/substances may or may not be nefarious in nature, but our Dangerous Mail Investigation (DMI) Inspectors make those determinations after conducting procedures and testing.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture K9 Demonstration

Wednesday, June 7 from 11:00-11:20 a.m.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agriculture Canines will be providing a demonstration of the skills utilized to detect prohibited agriculture products from entering the commerce of the United States. This demonstration will be utilizing bags or boxes to showcase the passive response indication of the canines. It will demonstrate the relationship and skill acquisition of both the handler and their canine partner.

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K9 demo at NRF PROTECT

Why participate in the NRF Fusion Center

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies interested in enhancing relationships with loss prevention, asset management and IT security professionals across the retail spectrum make NRF PROTECT part of their yearly strategic plans.

There is no cost for law enforcement agencies to participate in the NRF Fusion Center, but spaces are limited. To reserve a space or get more information, email

Participating agencies receive:

  • Furnished exhibiting space
  • Booth signage
  • Agency listing in online and printed marketing materials
  • Two-day access to retail attendees
  • Three (3) NRF PROTECT Full Conference Passes (a $975 value)