FREE – VINetching
- May 03, 2019
- 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- Rite Aid Parking Lot, located at 57th Street and Chestnut in Philadelphia
The 18th Police District would like to cordially invite the members of our community to participate in our upcoming Crime Prevention Event. Vehicle Identification Number Engraving is an effort to prevent theft of vehicles and theft of glass parts from vehicles in which the VIN is professionally etched on the car windows. Etching can be done on side mirrors and on some headlights. Our goal is to spread awareness and participation of the below listed programs that will help combat property related crimes in our community.
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
OPERATION I.D. is a Property Identification Program developed to aid
in the prevention of crime and identification of personal property in the
event that it is lost or stolen (e.g. cell phones, computers televisions, GPS,
DVD headrests, car stereos, etc.).
The B.O.N.D. [Business Owner Notification Decal] Program is a program
that registers local business owners with the police department in the
event of a burglary or other emergency and ensures the owner is contacted
The S.A.V.E. [Stolen Auto Verification Effort] Program is an effort in
which citizens register their vehicles with the police department for the
application of a special decal to their car window. Enrollment in the
program permits officers to stop their vehicles and conduct an ownership
investigation when the vehicle is being operated on the streets of
Philadelphia between the hours of 12:00AM and 6:00AM, Seven days a
VIN ETCHING [Vehicle Identification Number Engraving] is an effort
to prevent theft of vehicles and theft of glass parts from vehicles in which
the VIN is professionally etched on the car windows. Etching can be done
on side mirrors and on some headlights.
- Free and Open to the Public
- For more information Contact: P/O Jean Coriolan (CPO) or P/O Mike Davis (215) 686-3180 Ext 119 /Ext 121