Auto Thefts are up in Zone 3

Area: Zone 3

Date: 3/21/2013

Year to date the top makes being stolen city wide are: Hondas, Jeeps and Dodges

Zone 3 top theft locations year to date: beats 301 (Capital View), 304 (Peoplestown), and 306 (Sylvan Hills)

Zone 3 top recovery locations year to date: 301 and 308 (Thomasville)


We recommend:

 -“never” leaving the vehicle
keys in the car while the car is unattended

-if your vehicle becomes disabled, do not leave it on the side of the road.  Tow as soon as possible.

-parking vehicles close to your door so you can keep an eye on it

alarms (flashing LED lights inside may help), tracking devices, ignition kill switches, fuel pump kill switches, steering wheel locks or locking bars

-be alert for wreckers which could be illegally taking vehicles in order to recycle (call 911)


-not leaving valuables in your vehicle which draw perpetrators to your vehicle

-report any suspicious activity to
911 immediately


APD Team 3

Major Barbara G. Cavender
Zone 3 Commander
Atlanta Police Department
880 Cherokee Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315-1440
404-624-0674 Office
404-245-8038 Cell                                         
404-546-8412 EFax

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