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Who is the owner of Order 334 - Auto Theft

Commanding Officer of Auto Theft Unit

2

An Auto Theft detective will be called out when a suspect is:(5)

1. Arrested in connection with a “chop shop” operation;
2. Arrested where multiple stolen vehicles are recovered;
3. Cooperative and has substantial information on additional auto thefts and/or suspects;
4. In possession of a vehicle with an altered vehicle identification number; or
5. Anytime a supervisor feels that an Auto Theft detective would be beneficial to the case.

3

Should the victim not have the local registration or tag information and NCIC does not have the data available, an _____ will still be completed but _____ will be assigned until the registration information is completed.

“Auto Theft” Report
no dispatch number

4

In the event a vehicle is registered to more than one registered vehicle owner, it is imperative that _____ be contacted to verify that the incident is not a civil dispute.

all registered owners

5

In the event a vehicle is registered to more than one registered vehicle owner, it is imperative that all registered owners be contacted to verify that the incident is not a civil dispute. This effort can be satisfied through one of several methods to include but not limited to: (3)

(1) The responding officer verifies with all registered owners; and/or
(2) One registered owner giving assurance using the Auto Theft Affidavit that they have spoken with the other registered owner(s) to ensure that the vehicle is not in their lawful possession; and/or
(3) A power of attorney permitting a third party to act on behalf of the affected party or parties.

6

In the event a vehicle is registered to more than one registered vehicle owner, it is imperative that all registered owners be contacted to verify that the incident is not a civil dispute. If none of the above can be accomplished and a reasonable possibility exists that the other owner has possession of the vehicle, an _____ can still be written; however, _____ will not be assigned by NCIC.

Auto Theft Report
a dispatch number

7

_____ as the offense when a car, truck/bus (includes; tractor/trailer combinations or tractor only, not trailer only), motorcycle (includes; motor bikes, mini-bikes, mopeds), or Other Motor Vehicles (includes; golf carts, dune buggies, snowmobiles, swamp buggies) were stolen and not recovered at the time of the report;

“Auto Theft”

8

Thefts of farm/construction equipment, boats, trailers, bicycles, personal watercraft and airplanes are to be reported as _____

“Theft,” not “Auto Theft.”

9

ALL trailers that require a license plate must be called into NCIC for a _____ to be assigned.

dispatch number

10

In cases where a suspect is arrested for Grand Theft-Motor Vehicle, Florida State Statutes (F.S.S.) 812.014(2)(c)(6) that involve a vehicle stolen from a different jurisdiction, _____ shall be listed on the Arrest & Booking Report.

“Auto Theft – Recovery Other Jurisdiction”

11

When a vehicle is recovered by JSO that has been reported stolen by another agency which uses COPSMORE to document their reports (UNFPD, JAAPD, School Board Police), the recovering officer will document the recovery as _____

“Auto Theft – Recovery other Jurisdiction”.

12

Incidents where a victim’s vehicle has been returned and the victim no longer desires prosecution of the suspect (suspect has been positively identified) may be exceptionally cleared with the approval of the _____

SAO

13

Boats, boat motors, aircraft, golf carts, go-carts, ATV’s, other non-street legal vehicles and heavy equipment do not require a _____;

dispatch number

14

In all theft of motorized commercial vehicles carrying cargo, the charge will be _____

Motor Vehicle Theft.

15

If there is a theft of an attached or unattached trailer, the theft will be _____ commensurate with a threshold amount based on the value of the trailer and cargo.

“Grand Theft (Unspecified)”

16

In the event of a patrol arrest for auto theft, the _____ will be responsible for filing the case with the State Attorney's Office (SAO).

arresting patrol officer

17

When an officer determines that a vehicle was taken under questionable circumstances (i.e., the vehicle appears to have been loaned out in exchange for drugs), which would eliminate probable cause for the immediate arrest of a suspect, the officer will: (4)

a. Complete a General Offense Report and select “Auto Theft” as the offense;
b. Not obtain a dispatch number or have the information entered into FCIC/NCIC;
c. Request the victim complete a Stolen Vehicle/Vessel Affidavit (Form P-0412) and advise him/her the consequences of making a false statement; and
d. Instruct the victim to immediately contact JSO if the vehicle is returned or found.

18

If the investigating officer determines that the case is a civil matter or the victim gave false information during the course of the investigation, he will close the case using the _____ disposition.

“Unfounded”

19

Fraudulently rented vehicles (e.g., involving the use of stolen credit cards, fictitious names, false information on the application, etc.) (do/do not) require the 14 day waiting. These offenses shall be reported as a fraud and immediately entered in Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC)/NCIC.

do not

20

Officers responding to incidents where a rental vehicle has not been returned to the company from which it was rented shall entitle the report as Failure to Redeliver a Hired Vehicle unless it is obviously fraudulently obtained. However, before the report is completed the officer shall ensure that the vehicle is overdue by at least _____;

seven days

21

Failure to Redeliver a Hired (Rental): The responding officer will deliver the filing package (to include all applicable police reports) to the SAO within _____ of the date the offense was reported (allowing for investigation of any lead associated with the investigation of the matter);

seven days

22

Failure to Redeliver a Hired (Rental): _______ will advise if the vehicle should be entered into the FCIC/NCIC system (this decision will be made independent of any filing decision related to prosecution of a suspect).

The reviewing representative from the SAO

23

Failure to Return Hired Vehicle cases fall within the _____ guidelines which require patrol officers to conduct the follow-up investigations.

Managing Criminal Investigations (MCI) Category “A”

24

Failure to Redeliver a Hired (Rental): During the review process the Filing Attorney will also review the Failure to Redeliver a Hired Vehicle filing package materials to determine if an _____ should be issued.

arrest warrant

25

A Crime Scene Detective will be called to process stolen vehicles when there is evidence that the vehicle was used in the commission of a _____.

violent felony crime

26

Recovered stolen vehicle which have not been used in the commission of a violent felony crime will be processed by who?

a patrol officer at the scene

27

Vehicles recovered from what counties will be processed when an arrest is made?

Duval
Clay
Nassau
St. Johns
Baker

28

Recovered vehicles will be processed if an arrest is made involving a stolen vehicle from Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns, or Baker County, and _____, or if the vehicle must be towed before processing, _____;

the owner is willing to wait for the processing
the owner is willing to pay the towing and storage fees of an approved Top of the List (TOL) wrecker

29

Recovered vehicles require processing when: There may be _____ (provided the vehicle is not covered with mud, burned, etc.), and _____, or if the vehicle must be towed before processing, _____;wrecker;

usable evidence
the owner is willing to wait for the processing
the owner is willing to pay the towing and storage fees

30

A vehicle shall be processed if the vehicle is possibly an unreported stolen vehicle and there are items of usable evidence or suspicious circumstances such as: (3)

a. A broken steering column;
b. Stripped items; or
c. A suspect flees the vehicle, or scene of a crime, and the vehicle is the only key to the suspect's identity.