An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. The anti-theft device includes a dock configured to be fixed to a support surface and to support a portable electronic device in a display orientation. The dock includes a cable assembly for electrically coupling to a power source. The anti-theft device also includes a handle configured to be attached to the portable electronic device. The handle includes a cable assembly operably coupled to an input port of the portable electronic device. The handle is configured to receive a portion of the dock for mating connection between the cable assemblies for establishing an electrical connection between the power source and the portable electronic device.