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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:
16228
Total Active Users:
19,096
Recovered Property Amount:
$1,691,732

Latest News

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...

Posted Nov 17

Introducing StopMetalsTheft.org

Users of ScrapTheftAlert.com are encouraged to visit ISRI's new site, StopMetalsTheft.org.  This site provides law enforcement, prosecutors, and the recycling industry with on-line t...

Posted Mar 21

Welcome to our New Site!

We've upgraded with a new and improved ScrapTheftAlert.com.  With any new site we understand it can be challenging to navigate so we've created a "How To" document to help show you t...

Latest Theft Alerts

FEB
26
WI2015022671885

Truck / Tractor Batteries

Waupun, WI
FEB
26
VA2015022671883

Copper

Sterling, VA
FEB
25
VA2015022571880

Storm Drain / Manhole covers

Portsmouth, VA
FEB
24
VA2015022471879

Back Up Cell Phone Tower Batteries

Ruther Glen, VA
FEB
24
FL2015022471877

Aluminum

Sanford, FL

Success Stories

FEB
19
Truck Batteries
FLORIDA
JAN
30
Copper Dies
INDIANA
DEC
18
DEC
12
NOV
25
Kohler Engine
CONNECTICUT