Auto Theft

You can take an active role in preventing auto theft in your community. Participate in prevention first.

Carry the vehicle registration with you. If you suspect anybody or a specific location of being involved in auto theft call the Sonoma County Auto Theft Task Force at 707-565-1371. You may remain anonymous.
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Tips & Ideas


  • Don’t “advertise” that you have a state of the art stereo or exhaust system
  • Lock all doors of the vehicle, roll up windows, and never leave the keys in the vehicle
  • Park in well-lit and busy areas
  • Remove all valuables in sight, including car stereos

Additional Safety Precautions


  • Etch the VIN number on vehicle windows
  • Install an electronic tracking system.
  • Install a visible locking device or alarm
  • Install a “Disabler” device