This 1 hour course provides strategies and techniques to reduce metal theft. The scrap metal industry generates $90 billion in revenues in the United States and burglars understand the value of pursuing metal theft. The industry and law enforcement must be trained on new laws, strategies to identify and reduce metal theft, and create a real-time communication network. Real-time communication educates both parties on current trends, suspect identification, identification of stolen property, identification of rogue yards, and current practices employed by the industry and law enforcement.
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Upon completion of this 1 hour course participants will be able to:
• Understand the metal theft crime problem.
• How to identify suspect and rogue metal industry yards.
• Understand current legislation on metal theft and how to enforce it.
• How to create a working relationship with the scrap metal industry.