ABTPAAutomobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (Texas)
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When DPS merged its specialized units, it lost many of its auto theft inspectors and had to shift responsibility to the task forces funded by ABTPA.
In Texas, an estimated 50% of the vehicles stolen had the owner's keys in the ignition," said Charles Caldwell, director, ABTPA.
ABTPA task force members agree that they can't fight vehicle crime alone.
Tommy Hansen, past president of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators and ABTPA Galveston County task force member.