Materials for 5-day training course, developed and conducted conducted by Mr. Vince Davenport, Kansas City Police Department, for the pilot Community Policing Unit from November 30 to December 4 at the Police Induction Training.
The purpose of this seminar was to bring all vehicle crime investigators (private and official) together in order to establish new networks and exchange information about new trends or modus operandi in this crime area
The goal of the meeting was to identify priority areas, aspects of property crime and developments in relation to robberies, burglaries and organised theft, which fall within the remit of the property crime group of Europol.
This event examined the experiences of the cities collecting DNA evidence from property crimes, and discussed how other cities can determine if such procedures are right for them. The panel shared strategies for building partnerships among police, crime labs and prosecutors, and addressed other challenges a city may face as part of this endeavor.