Welcome to IAATI European Branch

IAATI is the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators.

This association was founded in the USA in 1952. Since 1989 we have a European Branch with members from 30 countries.

International Association of Auto theft Investigators European Branch

5 Oct 2016 to 7 Oct 2016 IAATI European Branch Annual Training Seminar - 2016

Next IAATI European Branch training seminar will be held i Torremolinos, Spain. The Seminar will take place from 5th till 7th of October at Hotel: SOL PRINCIPE - Paseo Colorado 26 - 29620 TORREMOLINOS (Malaga) Registration availible, please use registration form



IAATI is the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators. This association was founded in the USA in 1952. Since 1989 we have a European Branch with members from 30 countries.

IAATI is a non-profit organization of both public and private professionals. The membership is made up from representatives of serving and retired police-officers, custom officers, insurance companies and their investigators, vehicle rental companies, car leasing companies, members of the vehicle licensing organizations, vehicle manufacturers, lawyers and many others with a legitimate professional interest in vehicle investigation, prevention and education.

Our officers, executive board and various committee chairs are elected from the general membership. Our most effective weapon to combat car crime related offences co-operation between all levels. Members of IAATI are not busy with combating car theft only, but also with other car or heavy equipment related crime.

Through our website and forum members can find other members worldwide. We organize an annual meeting and because we have members in many countries of Europe, every year we select a country to host this seminar. These seminars as well as contact between the members provide the opportunity to network and keep up with the latest developments.

For more information read our about us page.

Jari Tiainen
EB-IAATI president

Latest News

30 May 2016

19th European IAMI training conference in Qawra, Malta.

I am pleased to announce the 19th European IAMI training conference in Qawra, Malta. This years conference is 20th to 21st October, registration being on the 19th.   Please take time to look at the brochure and application form; the training schedule will be full of investigative tools and maritime…

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30 May 2016

Mystery: Car theft in capital on the rise

ISLAMABAD: Vehicle theft cases have witnessed an alarming increase in the capital city in recent months despite the installation of enhanced security measures.

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27 May 2016

Auto thefts spike on northeast Avalon, says Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

he Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says there has been a spike in vehicle thefts on the Northeast Avalon, with reports of more than 60 stolen vehicles in the regional so far this year.

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25 May 2016

Police rule out link between ATM raids in Sutton Bridge and Woodhall Spa

Police hunting raiders who tore a cash machine from outside a shop in Sutton Bridge are not linking it with another raid in Lincolnshire at the weekend.  

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23 May 2016

Ireland: safety camera expansion for 2016

More than 1,000 safety camera locations nationwide from midnight 27th May 2016 Safety cameras are proven life savers All high risk locations available on Garda website More than 550,000 speeding tickets issued since introduction of safety cameras

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20 May 2016

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report and topping the…

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19 May 2016

LIBERIA: Police Impound Vehicle Stolen From the United States Being Used…

he Liberia National Police (LNP) in Monrovia say it has impounded a Range River Jeep being used by Montserrado County Representative, Acarious Gray who is also representing the main opposition political party, Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) in the Liberian parliament, The Police said the vehicle…

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15 May 2016

44th INTERPOL European Regional Conference : the Czech police perspective

nternational police cooperation has always been key to Czech national security. Since the birth of the Czech Republic in 1993, its national police force and INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) have played a central role in providing the law and order required for the young Czech economy, society,…

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11 May 2016

Police recovers stolen cars in Mbarara

Police in South Western region have recovered seven suspected stolen vehicles in the ongoing operation following soaring cases of gunmen hijacking vehicles in Mbarara town.

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7 May 2016

Two children in the back of Toyota ‘stolen during police chase’

Two children were in the back of a Toyota allegedly stolen during a police chase.    

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