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Welcome To The International Association of Auto Theft Investigator's Official Web Site

About IAATI 

The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) was formed in 1952 in order to improve communication and coordination among the growing family of professional auto theft investigators. It has grown to 3,604 members representing over 35 countries and includes representatives of law enforcement agencies, as well as many others with a legitimate interest in auto theft investigation, prevention and education. We recognize that, just as law enforcement agencies cannot successfully function independent of one another, auto theft investigation requires the active participation of the private sector; therefore, our membership also includes the insurance industry, automobile manufacturers, car rental companies and, of course, the National Insurance Crime Bureau and its sister agencies in Canada and Europe.


Our Goals 

Our most effective weapon to combat the crime of auto theft is cooperation. IAATI has actively pursued this by providing its members with an unsurpassed array of experience, training and resources in areas such as technical developments, trends, intelligence information and investigative assistance. Through IAATI we are able to pool our resources in order to achieve our common interests, and better serve our communities.

IAATI is dedicated to developing and encouraging the highest professional standards of conduct among auto theft investigators, and strives to eliminate all factors interfering with the administration of the auto theft suppression effort.


IAATI On the Internet

At the 1995 IAATI Seminar and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, then incoming President Phil Crepeau expressed a desire to make the resources of the Executive Board and the association available on the Internet.

This effort has been an evolving effort with this site as the most recent development. However, this site exists to help serve you, the member. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please feel free to contact either the webmaster at or - the current internet committee chairman.

Questions regarding the IAATI pages may be directed to 
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