A booster steals goods, often from retail stores, with the intention of reselling them. These individuals may be associated with larger criminal organizations/Organized Crime (ORC) or networks that engage in the illegal resale of stolen goods.
Modified Clothing: Garments designed or altered to conceal stolen goods effectively, sometimes referred to as "booster bags" or "booster clothing." or jackets in this instance.
Shoplifting Tools: Devices or tools designed to remove security tags, as well as bags that are lined with special materials to prevent security sensors from detecting stolen items inside.
Distraction and Teamwork: Some boosters work in teams, with one or more individuals creating a distraction while others steal merchandise.
Skill and Experience: Boosters are typically experienced and skilled at shoplifting, able to steal without drawing attention to themselves.