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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:
18593
Total Active Users:
21,766
Recovered Property Amount:
$2,230,476

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

JUN
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MT2017062275218

Pipe and connectors

Billings, MT
JUN
22
WA2017062275217

1500 feet of #6 AWG Insulated Solid Copper Railroad Line Wire

Kent, WA
JUN
22
FL2017062275216

Theft of Trailer Wheels

Deltona, FL
JUN
22
MD2017062275215

Copper Bus bars and cell tower wire

Baltimore, MD
JUN
21
GA2017062175214

wheels and tires

Johns Creek, GA

Success Stories

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Kirksite Die
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