Auto Thefts are up in Zone 3

Area: Zone 3

Date: 3/21/2013

Year to date the top makes being stolen city wide are: Hondas, Jeeps and Dodges

Zone 3 top theft locations year to date: beats 301 (Capital View), 304 (Peoplestown), and 306 (Sylvan Hills)

Zone 3 top recovery locations year to date: 301 and 308 (Thomasville)

 

We recommend:

 -“never” leaving the vehicle
keys in the car while the car is unattended

-if your vehicle becomes disabled, do not leave it on the side of the road.  Tow as soon as possible.

-parking vehicles close to your door so you can keep an eye on it

-installing
alarms (flashing LED lights inside may help), tracking devices, ignition kill switches, fuel pump kill switches, steering wheel locks or locking bars

-be alert for wreckers which could be illegally taking vehicles in order to recycle (call 911)

 

-not leaving valuables in your vehicle which draw perpetrators to your vehicle

-report any suspicious activity to
911 immediately


 

APD Team 3

Major Barbara G. Cavender
Zone 3 Commander
Atlanta Police Department
880 Cherokee Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315-1440
404-624-0674 Office
404-245-8038 Cell                                         
404-546-8412 EFax

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