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Car theft soars as criminals learn how to beat security devices

Latest statistics from England and Wales show that motor vehicle theft has increased 30% since 2013.   The RAC has obtained the figures from 40 police forces in England and Wales, which revealed that 85,688 vehicles were stolen last year, compared to only 65,783 in 2013.  London was the worst place for vehicle theft with nearly a third being taken from the capital, followed by the West Midlands, West Yorkshire and…

‘Not perfect, but certainly very good’: Hawaii crime rate hits record low since 1975 - burglary and vehicle theft most common in 2016 and no police killed

Crime in Hawaii has sunk to the lowest levels ever recorded - with the attorney general hailing the news as a boost for both tourists and residents. A new report shows crime in the Aloha State is at its lowest rate since records began in 1975. Crime across the board is down, with both categories - violent and property -…

Stolen cars recovered in Spanish operation targeting vehicle trafficking

ALGECIRAS, Spain -  An operation targeting the trafficking of stolen vehicles in Spain has led to the recovery of nearly 20 cars in nine days. Led by the Spanish National Police and supported by INTERPOL’s Task Force on Stolen Motor Vehicles (SMV), Operation Paso del Estrecho (which means ‘crossing the straits’) was carried out from 28 July to 5…