Auto Theft Down in Colorado in 2023

January 19, 2024 PRESS RELEASE CONTACT                                                               CONTACT Colorado State Patrol Public Affairs Office              Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority CSP_PublicAffairs@state.co.us  … Continue reading “Auto Theft Down in Colorado in 2023”

Auto Theft is Up and Its Time to Protect Yourself

CSP and CATPA Release 2022 Data (COLORADO) – Vehicle theft has taken center stage in conversations for many Coloradoans this past year. With auto theft continuing to rise, the Colorado State Patrol and The Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) want to provide information and tools to help you protect your vehicle and help us … Continue reading “Auto Theft is Up and Its Time to Protect Yourself”

Warm up your car the right way: Don’t leave it running unattended

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Annie Coghill, 303-547-6692 Carole Walker, Coloradans Against Auto Theft Chair, 303-790-0216 Twitter: @StopAutoTheftCO Facebook: @ColoradansAgainstAutoTheft Warm up your car the right way: Don’t leave it running unattended Colorado Puffer Week awareness and enforcement begins January 26 Denver, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2020) — That telltale puff of exhaust from a car … Continue reading “Warm up your car the right way: Don’t leave it running unattended”

‘Kilo Car’ Covered With Fake Heroin And Fentanyl As Warning To Drivers

DENVER – Police departments and organizations in Denver trying to reduce car thefts unveiled a “Kilo Car” covered in fake drugs this week to highlight the problem of stolen vehicles across the state leading to other serious crimes. “I think that it’s making a statement,” said Jill Blake, while walking by the display. “If you let … Continue reading “‘Kilo Car’ Covered With Fake Heroin And Fentanyl As Warning To Drivers”

If You Knew Where Auto Theft Ended, Would You Start Locking Your Car?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Megan Tobias, 303-832-2700 ext. 214 Carole Walker, Coloradans Against Auto Theft Chair, 303-790-0216 Twitter: @StopAutoTheftCO Facebook: @ColoradansAgainstAutoTheft   If You Knew Where Auto Theft Ended, Would You Start Locking Your Car? An Average of 347 Vehicles are Stolen in Colorado Each Week. Coloradans Against Auto Theft’s New Campaign Reminds Drivers of the … Continue reading “If You Knew Where Auto Theft Ended, Would You Start Locking Your Car?”

CATPA Board of Directors

CATPA Board Members About the CATPA Board The CATPA bill was signed into law by Governor Bill Owens on April 22, 2003, and the CATPA was placed under the supervision of the Colorado Department of Public Safety, but administered by the CATPA Board. CATPA was developed to solicit monies and award grant funds to qualified applicants … Continue reading "CATPA Board of Directors"

Insurance Assessments and Fees

CATPA Insurance Assessment & Fees Initially CATPA received financial donations and grants from several insurance companies, where the majority of the donations allowed the CATPA to commence its statutory duties. These voluntary donations came solely from insurance companies, with State Farm Insurance contributing the lion’s share of the CATPA operating budget. In 2008, recognizing the … Continue reading "Insurance Assessments and Fees"

CATPA Insurance Assessment FAQ’s

CATPA Insurance Assessment FAQs Have questions regarding insurance assessments? Check out the FAQs below, if this doesn't answer your question, please reach out to the CATPA staff. What is the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA)?In 2003, the Colorado General Assembly created in the Department of Public Safety, the automobile theft prevention authority (CRS42-5-112). Under … Continue reading "CATPA Insurance Assessment FAQ’s"

Colorado Auto Theft Laws are Changing – CSP is Ready, are You?

June 23, 2023 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Colorado State Patrol Public Affairs Office CSP_PublicAffairs@state.co.us 303-239-4583 Colorado Auto Theft Laws are Changing Colorado State Patrol is Ready, Are You? (COLORADO) – On June 2, 2023, Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 2023-097 which will soon go into effect on July 1. The Colorado Revised … Continue reading “Colorado Auto Theft Laws are Changing – CSP is Ready, are You?”

Vehicle Theft Live Data

LIVE DATA FEED Motor Vehicle Thefts View the latest data and crime statistics. ATICC Motor Vehicle Theft Dashboard 2024 YTD

CATPA Releases Q1 2023 Theft Stats

May 18, 2023 PRESS RELEASE CONTACT Colorado State Patrol Public Affairs Office CSP_PublicAffairs@state.co.us 303-239-4583   2023 Auto Theft Trending Down – But It’s Still Not Time to Relax (COLORADO) – A sliver of blue sky seems to be appearing, in what has been a growing storm of negative auto theft news in Colorado. The first … Continue reading “CATPA Releases Q1 2023 Theft Stats”

Colorado State Patrol and State Partners Provide Information on Targeted Vehicle Theft Prevention

(COLORADO) – A recent analysis by the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and its partners the Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) and the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has resulted in the necessary effort to alert consumers of targeted threats against certain motor vehicles. Most of the vehicles … Continue reading “Colorado State Patrol and State Partners Provide Information on Targeted Vehicle Theft Prevention”

2022 COLORADO AUTO THEFT ANNUAL REPORT

Download the FULL Report HERE AUTO THEFT INTELLIGENCE COORDINATION CENTER (ATICC) (U) Purpose: The Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center (ATICC) is a Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) funded initiative that serves the Colorado auto theft law enforcement community. ATICC provides information, intelligence, and analytical judgments on the occurrence of auto theft and its related … Continue reading “2022 COLORADO AUTO THEFT ANNUAL REPORT”

About CATPA

ALL ABOUT CATPA What is CATPA? The Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA)  is an Authority created by Colorado House Bill 2003-1251 in 2003, under Colorado Revised Statute 42-5-112. Our mission is to deter and reduce vehicle theft and insurance fraud through a statewide cooperative effort of generating funds to support law enforcement, prosecution and … Continue reading "About CATPA"

Grants

ALL ABOUT CATPA Grant Programs The Colorado General Assembly gave the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) the ability to award grants to multi-agency auto theft prevention, enforcement, investigative and prosecution programs for the purpose of reducing motor vehicle theft in Colorado. CATPA awards approximately $5 million each year, contingent upon insurance assessment collections and … Continue reading "Grants"

Events

CATPA EVENTS The Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority is thrilled to invite all of you to join us as we work to spread awareness and education regarding Auto Theft through our involvement in the community. Below you will find the details of our comings and goings at community events as well as the sign up … Continue reading "Events"

Catalytic Converter Theft

ALL ABOUT CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT What is a Catalytic Converter? A catalytic converter is an emissions control device that is a part of the exhaust system on vehicles powered by an internal combustion engine. Catalytic converters reduce toxic pollutants by chemically converting carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons, and oxides of nitrogen into harmless compounds. Why are … Continue reading "Catalytic Converter Theft"

Assessment of Motor Vehicle Thefts in Colorado 2019

  The Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center (ATICC) has prepared the following assessment regarding the occurrence of motor vehicle theft in Colorado, during the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Data used in this report is sourced from the Colorado Stolen Vehicle Database Repository administered by the ATICC. The repository contains records … Continue reading “Assessment of Motor Vehicle Thefts in Colorado 2019”

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