At LoJack, we are in a unique position to see trends and techniques in auto theft as they happen. Our relationship with law enforcement, our stolen vehicle recovery technology and our high success rate give us exceptional insight into how and why thieves are stealing cars.

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Auto theft is often the first crime engaged in by juvenile offenders who go on to a career of committing other crimes. Stolen vehicles are often used in burglaries, armed robberies and other crimes.

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It might not seem obvious unless it happens to you, but the distinction between a joyrider and a professional thief is very important. Although two types of thief might use similar techniques, the crucial difference is intent: the joyrider never means to permanently deprive you of your vehicle.  Cars stolen by joyriders are often found

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Auto Theft on the Rise in Oregon

  • April 28, 2017
  • Will Modelevsky

As we’ve discussed on this blog in the past, the west coast is a hot bed for auto theft. California is the top state for auto theft, and Washington is not far behind at #4. A trend is also emerging in Oregon, where auto theft has increased 10% over the previous year according to recent FBI

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Holiday Theft Report 2012

  • August 30, 2013
  • jaleman

2011 National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Holiday Vehicle Theft Contact: Frank Scafidi 916.979.1510 fscafidi@nicb.org Vehicle Thieves Slow Down, but Never Take a Holiday Halloween Posts More Thefts, but New Year’s Day Still Busiest Official Holiday for Vehicle Thieves DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 18, 2012 — In 2011, more than trick-or-treaters were active on Halloween as that

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LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) today released its fourth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report*, which reviews auto theft trends over the past year that are specific to vehicles equipped with a LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System.  In 2012 alone, law enforcement officials recovered nearly $125 million in stolen vehicles that were installed with a LoJack® device.

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