Virginia State Police Special Agent Peter Lazear discusses HEAT on the VADA High Octane Podcast

Virginia State Police Special Agent Peter Lazear joins the VADA High Octane podcast to discuss the VSP's HEAT program and how it is helping combat auto theft across the Commonwealth.
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NICB’s Hot Wheels: America’s 10 Most Stolen Vehicles (2018 Data)

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 2018.
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HEAT Program Honors Virginia Sheriffs

Awards Recognize Efforts in Auto-Theft Reduction

Richmond, VA - The Virginia State Police (VSP) Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program presented awards to Virginia sheriffs in recognition of outstanding efforts in reducing vehicle theft and theft of vehicle parts in the commonwealth. The awards ceremony took place in Willliamsburg on September 12, during the annual conference of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association.


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HEAT Program Honors Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies and Officers

Awards Recognize Efforts in Auto-Theft Reduction

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia State Police (VSP) Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program presented awards to three Virginia police departments and nine police officers to recognize their efforts in reducing vehicle theft and theft of vehicle parts in the commonwealth. The awards ceremony took place on August 26 during the annual conference of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police and Foundation held in Norfolk.


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Statewide Awareness Campaign Launches to Protect Virginians from Motor Vehicle Theft

Just in time for this week’s Arctic winter blast, the Virginia State Police (VSP) Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) Program is launching of a new statewide campaign aimed at reducing the chances of Virginians having their vehicles stolen from in front of their residences or in parking lots.
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