Being a victim of auto theft has many more repercussions than simply leaving you without a car.
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The California Highway Patrol is taking an active stance in vehicle theft prevention. A public awareness program called Californians Helping Eliminate Auto Theft provides a toll-free hotline number for reporting vehicle theft. These reports can be received at 1-800-TELL-CHP.
The CHP maintains the Vehicle Theft Information System (VTIS) which assists investigators in analyzing data regarding theft trends, movement of vehicles and the condition of recovered vehicles. The information collected by this system is published in an annual report.
When information is requested through VTIS by the CHP’s Investigative Services Section, it can be provided on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual or annual basis. This becomes especially useful when trying to identify and locate vehicles which have had their ID numbers removed or changed.
In addition, the CHP also has an awards program to recognize the great accomplishments made by not only the CHP, but other law enforcement personnel who have made significant efforts to reduce the amount of stolen vehicles in California.
The Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) of Texas has initiated a statewide network of groups dedicated to protecting citizens from auto theft and raising public awareness about what preventative measures can be taken. These groups include law enforcement groups, prosecutors, insurance industry representatives, and concerned citizens.
Together, this large network is working on implementing education and prevention initiatives. Some of these education programs include presentations, VIN etching, conference booths, and news articles. If you would like to request ABTPA participation at an upcoming events please contact us at AskABTPA@TxDMV.gov. ABTPA is also awarding financial grants to agencies and organizations that are making an effort to protect citizens and prevent auto crimes.
What do you do if a car is stolen.
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