Auto Theft Prevention Resources
Below are several websites that provide surveys of Colorado consumers, auto theft crime data, helpful information about keeping your car safe and other resources pertaining to auto theft prevention.
2016 Colorado Statewide Omni-Poll Survey by Talmey-Drake, Research & Strategy, Inc.
IACP Vehicle Crimes Committee (IACP VCC)
Auto Theft Prevention Authorities (Nationwide)
Are you buying a stolen car?
When buying a used car, do you know where it came from? Are you comfortable with the dealership or person you are purchasing the car through? Below is a list of resources to help you determine the status of the vehicle you are about to purchase. These are basic resources and not fully inclusive of all resources available. CATPA does not endorse any individual site but recommend using multiple sites to check your vehicle status. We would recommend contacting the Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center (ATICC) for any questions or concerns regarding the purchase or theft status of your vehicle. You can contact the ATICC at 303-239-4368.
Auto Theft Crime Reports
The links below are site were you can find auto theft crime information. Get info on auto theft in your neighborhood and auto theft crimes stats for the state and the nation.
Videos and Articles
How to Prevent Auto Theft: watch surveillance video, hear from investigators (Pennsylvania ATPA)
Why police agencies need to collect better data on vehicle crimes (Pursuit Response)