Auto Theft
Auto theft <ul><li>In 2001, $8.2 billion in vehicles were stolen. </li></ul><ul><li>That is up from $7.8 billion in 2000. ...
Auto Theft <ul><li>Every 26 seconds a motor vehicle is stolen in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, the odds were 1 in 19...
Auto Theft <ul><li>Only 13.6% of these thefts were cleared by arrests in 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Carjackings only account ...
Auto Theft <ul><li>The average value of cars stolen was $6,646.  </li></ul>
Car Thieves <ul><li>65.6% of those arrested were under 25. </li></ul><ul><li>People under 18 accounted for 32.7% of all mo...
Auto Theft Top Ten Cities <ul><li>1. Phoenix AZ </li></ul><ul><li>2. Miami, FL </li></ul><ul><li>3. Fresno, CA </li></ul><...
Auto Theft Top Ten Cities <ul><li>6. Tuscon, AZ </li></ul><ul><li>7. Tacoma, WA </li></ul><ul><li>8. Stockton, CA </li></u...
Most Popular Cars To Steal <ul><li>1. 1999 Toyota Camry </li></ul><ul><li>2. 1989 Toyota Camry </li></ul><ul><li>3. 1990 T...
Most Popular Cars To Steal <ul><li>6. 1995 Honda Accord EX </li></ul><ul><li>7. 1994 Accord LX </li></ul><ul><li>8. 1994 A...
Carjacking <ul><li>The attempted or completed robbery of a motor vehicle that includes the use or threat of use of force. ...
Component theft <ul><li>About 50,000 air bags are stolen each year.  </li></ul><ul><li>This costs owners and  insurers mor...
Anti-theft devices <ul><li>In 1995, $142 million was spent on electronic devices such as keyless entry and vehicle trackin...
Anti-Theft devices <ul><li>LoJack: a complex electronic tracking device allows police to track the vehicle. </li></ul><ul>...
NICB <ul><li>The National Insurance Crime Bureau combats auto theft by investigating cases referred to it by insurers and ...
NICB <ul><li>Searches are made by using partial or full driver information, license plate numbers, VIN’s, and component ve...
NICB <ul><li>In the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, NICB was used.  A partial VIN was reconstructed and matched to a v...
The insurance industry recommends states enact the following laws:
<ul><li>1. Vehicle Chop Shop, Stolen and Altered Property Act </li></ul><ul><li>2. Salvage Certificate Junk Vehicle Act </...
Vehicle Chop Shop, Stolen and Altered Property Act: <ul><li>Imposes criminal sanctions on person involved with chop shops,...
Salvage Certificate Junk Vehicles Act: <ul><li>Helps to standardize salvage vehicle documents </li></ul>
Vehicle Owner Fraud Act: <ul><li>Combats owner give-ups:  where the vehicle owner is in a collision with others to file a ...
The False Police Reports Act: <ul><li>Makes it a crime to knowingly make, or assist with, a false report of theft, destruc...
Motor Vehicle In The U.S. <ul><li>Over-all, auto theft is down since 1992: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1992: 1,610,834 vehicles ...
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PP: Auto Theft

  1. 1. Auto Theft
  2. 2. Auto theft <ul><li>In 2001, $8.2 billion in vehicles were stolen. </li></ul><ul><li>That is up from $7.8 billion in 2000. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Auto Theft <ul><li>Every 26 seconds a motor vehicle is stolen in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, the odds were 1 in 194. </li></ul><ul><li>The odds are highest in urban areas. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Auto Theft <ul><li>Only 13.6% of these thefts were cleared by arrests in 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Carjackings only account for 3.5% of all motor vehicle thefts. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Auto Theft <ul><li>The average value of cars stolen was $6,646. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Car Thieves <ul><li>65.6% of those arrested were under 25. </li></ul><ul><li>People under 18 accounted for 32.7% of all motor vehicle theft. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Auto Theft Top Ten Cities <ul><li>1. Phoenix AZ </li></ul><ul><li>2. Miami, FL </li></ul><ul><li>3. Fresno, CA </li></ul><ul><li>4. Detroit, MI </li></ul><ul><li>5. Sacramento, CA </li></ul>
  8. 8. Auto Theft Top Ten Cities <ul><li>6. Tuscon, AZ </li></ul><ul><li>7. Tacoma, WA </li></ul><ul><li>8. Stockton, CA </li></ul><ul><li>9. Seattle, WA </li></ul><ul><li>10. Jersey City, NJ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Most Popular Cars To Steal <ul><li>1. 1999 Toyota Camry </li></ul><ul><li>2. 1989 Toyota Camry </li></ul><ul><li>3. 1990 Toyota Camry </li></ul><ul><li>4. 2000 Honda Civic </li></ul><ul><li>5. 1994 Chevy 1500 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Most Popular Cars To Steal <ul><li>6. 1995 Honda Accord EX </li></ul><ul><li>7. 1994 Accord LX </li></ul><ul><li>8. 1994 Accord EX </li></ul><ul><li>9. 1988 Camry </li></ul><ul><li>10. 1996 Accord LX </li></ul>
  11. 11. Carjacking <ul><li>The attempted or completed robbery of a motor vehicle that includes the use or threat of use of force. </li></ul><ul><li>There are an average of 49,000 carjackings each year. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Component theft <ul><li>About 50,000 air bags are stolen each year. </li></ul><ul><li>This costs owners and insurers more than $50 million each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Air bags cost $1000 from dealer. </li></ul><ul><li>They only cost $50-200 on the street. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Anti-theft devices <ul><li>In 1995, $142 million was spent on electronic devices such as keyless entry and vehicle tracking systems to protect vehicles from theft. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, $227 million was spent by consumers. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Anti-Theft devices <ul><li>LoJack: a complex electronic tracking device allows police to track the vehicle. </li></ul><ul><li>90% recovery rate with LoJack. </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently leads police to chop shops. </li></ul>
  15. 15. NICB <ul><li>The National Insurance Crime Bureau combats auto theft by investigating cases referred to it by insurers and through its online databases. </li></ul>
  16. 16. NICB <ul><li>Searches are made by using partial or full driver information, license plate numbers, VIN’s, and component vehicle part and type numbers. </li></ul>
  17. 17. NICB <ul><li>In the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, NICB was used. A partial VIN was reconstructed and matched to a van stolen from a rental company on the day of the bombing. </li></ul>
  18. 18. The insurance industry recommends states enact the following laws:
  19. 19. <ul><li>1. Vehicle Chop Shop, Stolen and Altered Property Act </li></ul><ul><li>2. Salvage Certificate Junk Vehicle Act </li></ul><ul><li>3. Vehicle Owner Fraud Act </li></ul><ul><li>4. The False Police Reports Act </li></ul>
  20. 20. Vehicle Chop Shop, Stolen and Altered Property Act: <ul><li>Imposes criminal sanctions on person involved with chop shops, garages or lots, where stolen vehicles are brought to be stripped of their components. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Salvage Certificate Junk Vehicles Act: <ul><li>Helps to standardize salvage vehicle documents </li></ul>
  22. 22. Vehicle Owner Fraud Act: <ul><li>Combats owner give-ups: where the vehicle owner is in a collision with others to file a fraudulent claim. </li></ul>
  23. 23. The False Police Reports Act: <ul><li>Makes it a crime to knowingly make, or assist with, a false report of theft, destruction or damage or any property to a law enforcement agency </li></ul>
  24. 24. Motor Vehicle In The U.S. <ul><li>Over-all, auto theft is down since 1992: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1992: 1,610,834 vehicles stolen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2001: 1,226,457 vehicles stolen </li></ul></ul>

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