Sgt. Tracy Hicks has been with the Houston Police Department (HPD) for twenty-five years, eleven years in Auto Theft. Prior to joining HPD, he was a US Army Apache Helicopter pilot for eleven years.
As you may already know, there’s been a recent rash of automobile break ins — many perpetrated upon unlocked vehicles.
Did you know that BMVs are a highly preventable crime but how can they be prevented? Did you know that theft of the vehicle itself is a gateway crime? Gateway to what? And what in world is a “jugger” and a “slider?”
Come to this meeting for answers and hear what Sgt. Hicks has to say about why auto theft is such a big business and why it’s growing; what are the most popular stolen vehicles; how do car thieves operate; and what are popular places for break-ins. Learn how to make you and your vehicle less desirable targets and about anti-theft measures like VIN etching.