The Chicago Police Department has provided these tips on how to protect your vehicle. Call 911 to report suspicious activity and stay alert!

  • never leave your keys in the ignition, not even for a minute. 
  • always lock your doors
  • park in a secure garage or gated area when possible
  • park in well-lit areas
  • create a “Smart 911 Safety Profile” and include your vehicle information.
  • invest in an anti-theft device, including using a break pedal lock, installing a hidden kill switch, VIN etching, and installing a tracking alert device