Operation Prevent Auto Theft, a series of lectures, counseling, and other activities for young offenders and their families. is unded way in Washington, D.C., says the Washington Post. Started in December, the police-led program is heralded as a promising way to reach children and adults in the struggle to halt juvenile car theft and its deadly results. In the past five weeks, four people have been killed in crashes blamed on teenage car thieves, who use the vehicles for everything from joy riding to making getaways from burglaries and other crimes. Last week, Mayor Anthony Williams announced . . .
Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!