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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:
19092
Total Active Users:
23,261
Recovered Property Amount:
$2,563,079

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

JAN
16
VA2018011675897

Farm Equipment and Scrap Steel

Hampton, VA
JAN
16
CA2018011675896

Bronze city plaque "Glover Stadium"

Anaheim, CA
JAN
11
WA2018011175893

Overhang Brackets, Clamps, Coil Rod, Plates

Tacoma, WA
JAN
9
KY2018010975888

Fiber and Copper Cable

Owensboro, KY
JAN
9
IA2018010975887

old batteries, aluminum bar stock and stainless bar stock

Plainfield, IA

Success Stories

DEC
19
JUL
31
JUN
20
JUN
19
JUN
19
Kirksite Die
MICHIGAN