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Stop Material Theft

The scrap recycling industry is working to be a part of the solution to material theft. ScrapTheftAlert.com is a tool for law enforcement that allows you to alert the scrap industry of significant thefts of materials in the United States and Canada. Upon validation and review, alerts you post are broadcast by email to all subscribed users within a 100 mile radius of where the incident occurred.

Theft Alert Stats


  Year:  Nationwide State/Province

Alert Summary

Total Alerts:
18036
Total Active Users:
20,858
Recovered Property Amount:
$1,999,835

Latest News

Posted Sep 8

Law Enforcement Video

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industry (ISRI) has launched a video, Fighting Metals Theft: Perspectives from Law Enforcem...

Posted Nov 18

BOLO News

BOLO News is a monthly newsletter for law enforcement subscribers of ScrapTheftAlert.com to share success stories and other information that may be pertinent in the ongoing fight against meta...

Posted Nov 17

Introducing StopMetalsTheft.org

Users of ScrapTheftAlert.com are encouraged to visit ISRI's new site, StopMetalsTheft.org.  This site provides law enforcement, prosecutors, and the recycling industry with on-line t...

Latest Theft Alerts

JUL
22
CO2016072274305

Copper Railroad Signal Wire

La Junta, CO
JUL
22
PA2016072274302

Copper wire

Plymouth Meeting, PA
JUL
22
MO2016072274300

Cell site batteries - Sprint

Kansas City, MO
JUL
22
KS2016072274299

Ground bar ground wire

Wichita, KS
JUL
22
MO2016072274298

Cell site batteries - Sprint

Kansas City, MO

Success Stories

MAY
26
FEB
18
SEP
8
Bronze Statue
CALIFORNIA