FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

ESS Crossbow Photochromic Ballistic Eyeshield - ESS Eyepro
The ESS Crossbow Photochromic eyeshield are created using Transition Optics...

 
 
 

Top News

Theft prevention program strives to keep tabs on hot wheels

October 01, 2000  | 

Theft prevention program strives to keep tabs on hot wheels A program that developed as an outgrowth of the National Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act, the Watch Your Car Program is designed to significantly reduce the number of auto thefts each year. The program is a cooperative enterprise among the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), and state and local governments, to have vehicle owners voluntarily register their vehicles with state police and then subsequently display special, reflective, tamper-proof decals on their vehicles. The decals allow police to pull over a vehicle displaying the decals if that vehicle is being driven under specific conditions. States or local government entities can apply to the program and set up a point of contact for administration. In Arizona, where the program has been in effect for some time, Anita Carr, administrative assistant at the Arizona Automobile Theft Authority in Phoenix, told Police, Our auto theft statistics dropped last year. We think this is attributed to the fact that we have the [auto theft] task force and the Watch Your Car Program. For more information, contact the U.S. DOJ Response Center at (800) 421-6770. Greg Basich, editorial assistant, Police

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

iRobot Unveils Its First Multi-Robot Tablet Controller for First Responders
iRobot Corp., known for delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced the...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine