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Stop Material Theft

The scrap recycling industry is working to be a part of the solution to material theft. ScrapTheftAlert.com is a tool for law enforcement that allows you to alert the scrap industry of significant thefts of materials in the United States and Canada. Upon validation and review, alerts you post are broadcast by email to all subscribed users within a 100 mile radius of where the incident occurred.

Theft Alert Stats


  Year:  Nationwide State/Province

Alert Summary

Total Alerts:
20301
Total Active Users:
26,949
Recovered Property Amount:
$3,021,778

Latest News

Posted Oct 4

Scrap Theft Alert Mobile Site

The Scrap Theft Alert mobile site is now live. Users visiting the site on cell phones and other mobile devices will automatically be routed to the new mobile site. For those wishing to access the desk...

Posted Jan 22

Metals Theft Workshops in Ohio

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Environmental Crimes Task Force is offering free training for Oh...

Posted Dec 3

Ability to Receive Alerts From Multiple States

Registrants can now opt to receive alerts from up to five states. This is a change from the past option of receiving alerts from one state or multiple zip codes. Registrants still have the ability to ...

Posted Apr 11

User Advisory

Please remember, all thefts reported to ScrapTheftAlert.com must be reported to law enforcement and the proper information recorded in the Law Enforcement Section. Recyclers or other users who identif...

Posted Feb 25

User Update

Effective immediately, ScrapTheftAlert.com will no longer broadcast alerts for stolen motor vehicles. This change is due to law enforcement's ability to report stolen motor vehicles on state criminal ...

Latest Theft Alerts

OCT
17
AR2019101777439

Copper Bus Bars and Grounding Cables

Rogers, AR
OCT
17
AR2019101777437

Copper Bus Bars and Grounding Cables

Garfield, AR
OCT
16
AL2019101677436

Aerial Copper Phone Cable

Warrior, AL
OCT
16
IA2019101677435

300' of Industrial Copper

Agency, IA
OCT
15
CA2019101577434

Copper Wire

Chino Hills, CA

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