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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:
19608
Total Active Users:
24,748
Recovered Property Amount:
$2,894,679

Latest News

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 ...

Posted Aug 2

ScrapTheftAlert.com Change of Vendor

Users of ScrapTheftAlert.com (STA): Be advised the system has been transitioned to a new host vendor. Salient CRGT has assumed operation of the system. With the exception of the new logo in the lower ...

Posted Sep 8

Law Enforcement Video

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industry (ISRI) has launched a video, Fighting Metals Theft: Perspectives from Law Enforcem...

Posted Nov 18

BOLO News

BOLO News is a monthly newsletter for law enforcement subscribers of ScrapTheftAlert.com to share success stories and other information that may be pertinent in the ongoing fight against meta...

Latest Theft Alerts

SEP
18
IL2018091876575

Telephone cable

East Saint Louis, IL
SEP
18
NJ2018091876574

copper wire

Cinnaminson, NJ
SEP
18
MD2018091876573

Light Poles

Glen Burnie, MD
SEP
17
WA2018091776570

copper wire and slit copper coils

Everett, WA
SEP
17
IN2018091776566

Catalytic Converters (3) from (2) Ford F450 and (1) F550

Middlebury, IN

Success Stories

APR
10
Copper Wire
MISSOURI
DEC
19
JUL
31
JUN
20