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Preventing Carjacking

Carjacking has become the new rage among criminals. Even though the crime is not new, the idea is becoming popular among criminals. Carjacking is not just limited to larger cities.

Carjacking is often a violent crime when

Common carjacking schemes

Rules to drive by

There appears to be no pattern to carjacking. However, experts say that women are more likely to be targeted than men because thieves think that women will put up less resistance. Those driving alone are the most likely victims, though carjackers also approach people accompanied by small children. In most cases, the robbers don't see the small children when they approach the vehicle.

If it happens to you

For Emergencies Call 911

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  • Room: FH 104B