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2014-09-10 12:20:50

18-Year Law Enforcement Veteran Matthew Morales Joins LoJack to Support, Train and Collaborate with New Mexico Law Enforcement Agencies CANTON, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that former Albuquerque Police Detective Matthew Morales has joined the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team covering the New Mexico area. With more than 18 years in law...

2014-09-10 12:20:47

34-Year Law Enforcement Veteran JD Hough Joins LoJack to Lead all Support, Training and Collaboration with Arizona Law Enforcement Agencies CANTON, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that veteran Arizona Department of Public Safety Sergeant JD Hough has joined the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team. With 34 years of experience in law enforcement...

2014-09-04 08:21:28

Survey reveals discrepancy between Californians' perception of car theft and actual theft rates. LAKEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by Shift Insurance has revealed that while the rate of car thefts in California has fallen, most residents believe theft is on the rise. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140903/142733Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140903/142734 Historical crime data from the Department of Justice...

2014-08-29 16:20:26

~ GAP Waivers Help Get Consumers Back on the Road Faster ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As we move further into summer, temperatures aren't the only things on the rise. Across the nation, summer months see the highest auto theft and accident rates - but GAP coverage can help those who experience either of these misfortunes by reducing the financial stress that comes with car accidents and thefts. A motor vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds in the United States,...

2014-08-18 08:20:47

A 50-50 Split between Domestic and Import DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-07-20 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO VEHICLE THEFTS Profile America -- Sunday, July 20th. It took a while after the invention of the gas-powered automobile by Karl Benz in Germany in 1886 for someone to steal the wheels. The first stolen car is said to be of a French aristocrat's Peugeot in Paris in 1896. In this country, the first...

2014-06-30 08:22:16

During the Top Month for Auto Theft, IAATI (International Association of Auto Theft Investigators) and LoJack Corporation Team Up to Educate Consumers about the Latest Trends in International Auto Theft CANTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) are partnering to promote the annual National Vehicle Theft Protection Month. Throughout July, the top month of the year for vehicle theft, IAATI...

2014-06-26 08:20:22

California Is Hotter Than Ever With Nine of 10 Top Spots DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1984, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published annual reports--known today as Hot Spots--that examine vehicle theft at the national and local level. NICB was originally established in 1912 as the Automobile Protective and Information Bureau and the company focused exclusively on recovering stolen motor vehicles that were insured by its 11 member insurance...

2014-05-22 23:10:49

Stolen vehicles can cost victims more than $8,000 in unforeseen expenses, plus inconvenience and hassle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Inilex®, a leading provider of automotive telemetry solutions, warns car owners that Memorial Day is one of the top five holidays for car thefts, with thieves eager to prey on those who leave their vehicles unattended for long periods of time as they party, participate in outdoor activities and travel. A few simple tips can help car owners keep...


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