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Theft from Vehicle

Theft from vehicles is an opportunity based crime and offenders target easy vehicles. This crime type can be prevented. Here are some simple tips to prevent theft from your vehicle:

  • Remove all valuables (backpacks, cell phones, purses, wallets, sunglasses, GPS systems, keys, iPod’, shopping bags, cigarettes, etc) from your vehicle.
  • If you must keep valuables in your vehicle, store and cover them in your trunk area.
  • Never leave a spare vehicle or house key in your vehicle.
  • Whenever possible, park your vehicle in your garage.
  • Lock your doors, and roll up your windows completely when you park.
  • Protect your insurance and registration documents as well as your garage door opener. (Carry them in your wallet or conceal them.  However, ensure the documents are in the vehicle when out and about in the event you are stopped by police or in an accident).
  • If your garage door opener is stolen, ensure you change your system code.
  • Install a car alarm, or use “the club” to lock the steering wheel.
  • Use locking screws for your license plate.
  • Lock it or Loose it  - Video

 

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Online reporting

Using the Thunder Bay Police Service Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents:

  • Damage/Mischief to property under $5000.00
  • Damage (Not Wilful)
  • Harassing Phone Call
  • Lost and Found Property
  • Lost/Stolen License Plate
  • Lost/Stolen Securities (Identification)
  • Theft under $5000.00
  • Theft from Vehicle under $5000.00
  • Break In to Sheds and Detached Garages

Online Reporting starts here

Emergencies

911

Non - Emergencies

(807) 684-1200

Mailing Address

1200 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 5Z5