STOP Manufacturer Licensed Repossession Exemptions!

AB 290 Exemption from Collateral Recovery Act [Oppose]

Please help us stop AB 290 from passing! This bill will could affect recovery agents nationwide! All states look at California to adapt new laws. If AB 290 passes it would allow companies like John Deere to be exempt from using repossession agencies.

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A Blast from The CALR Past!

The California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR) has been busy imaging all documents from the 1950’s to current. This includes Membership directories, CALR Newsletters, Board Meeting Minutes, Legislative changes and the CALR Laws Rules & Regulations booklets just to mention just a few.

The oldest document is from 1951 titled “Bureau of Private Investigators and Adjusters Rules and Regulations” This 8 page booklet talks about licensing.

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Come Celebrate CALR’s 54th Annual Convention!

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Come Celebrate CALR’s 54th Annual Convention

October 27th- 29th 2016

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel

Families and kids of all ages are welcome!

This is a special time of the month for Knott’s Halloween Scary Farm!

Limited supply of discounted Knott’s Scary Farm “Haunt” (night tickets) &  Theme park discounted (day) tickets are available at convention.

Seminar keynote speakers:  (*Includes certificate of attendance)

*Eric M. North – NorthLegal; Bankruptcy, NOI, Collections and Military lending act

*Ron Brown – Eagle Group XX; Compliance, Situational Awareness & Confrontational Avoidance

*Mike Reiter – HAR Inc.; Field Operations and Safety Training

Art Stein – Stein Financial; Investing & Retiring

Jerry Desmond – Desmond & Desmond; Legislation & Law updates from the state capitol (Sacramento)

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CALR Celebrates its 54th Year!

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This year marks the 54th anniversary of the California Association of Licensed Repossessors trade association. 

Since 1961 CALR has been involved in lobbying the California legislation to keep the laws fair for financial institutions, the recovery agents they hire and consumers.  The new CALR App helps educate law enforcement of the laws that are passed in California to expedite impound releases and to aid the recovery agent in the field during and after collateral repossession.  With a few taps of the CALR app consumers are informed at the recovery agency door of their rights and procedures of reclaiming personal effects and collateral redemption. From your smart phone or tablet download the “CALR Elite” app today, its FREE!

Come celebrate CALR’s 54th anniversary this October 27th 2016 in Buena Park, CA at the Knott’s Berry Farm hotel.

Families and kids of all ages are welcome! This is a special time of the month for Knott’s Halloween Scary Farm!

Theme park discounted (day) tickets are available at convention.

We are working on discounted “Haunt” (night tickets) at this time.

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The “CALR Elite” App overhaul is complete!

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For Immediate Release

The “CALR Elite” app is a must have for all Lenders and recovery agencies!

Keep up to date on the ever changing laws regarding repossessions.

Recovery agents in the field can inform & educate law enforcement and consumers during or after repossession.

Lenders when choosing a recovery agency in California or throughout the United States look to CALR first, the dedication of education, professionalism, training and certification is CALR’s top priority!

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The CALR Website Overhaul is Complete!

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Everyone is welcome at CALR!

In 1961 The California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR) was incorporated.  CALR is composed of men and women who are dedicated to improving the Collateral Recovery Industry. Our purpose is to strengthen understanding between licensees, law enforcement, financial institutions, regulatory agencies and the consumer. We provide our members continuing education in the fields of public relations, business principles, professionalism, training and certification in the Collateral Recovery Industry.

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CORPS Announcement –CARS Revises Contract

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For Immediate Release

Over the last few months the Council of Repossession Professionals (CORP), has been asked to address concerns regarding service level agreements (SLAs), aka contracts. The CORP is made up of representatives from all of the State and National Associations/ Groups throughout the United States. Due to widespread industry concern involving service level agreements (SLAs) member agents have asked their respective associations for help when it comes to (SLAs).   The CORP’s mission is to address issues of industry concern for agents, clients and suppliers. Our goal is to reach an amicable resolution that is fair and balanced for all parties.

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CORP Issues Statement on Service Agreement Contracts

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25 Feb 2016 – It has become more and more frequent that we as an industry have been asked to sign service contracts which are one-sided in many respects, providing maximum protections to the financial institutions while exposing our industry to greater liability, even in cases where the financial institutions are solely responsible for the actions that give rise to this exposure.

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The Recovery Agents Benefit Fund (The RABF)…A Year in Review

rabf2Years ago, when word of a repossessor’s injury or death occurred, donations quickly followed. Then with the turn in the economy and the slow recovery those donations have essentially stopped…. A troubling sign of the times.

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Eagle Group XX Trains California Recovery Specialists

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November 12, 2015 – Eagle Group XX Facilitator and Certified ACA Instructor, Ron L. Brown, conducted the Field Agent Compliance Training (FACT) credentialing program for attendees at the California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR) on Friday, October 30th in Sacramento California.

The 53rd Annual CALR Convention was held at the Embassy Suites Sacramento overlooking the American River in downtown Sacramento and was well attended by members, vendors, credit union personnel and invited guests.

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