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.

6 Nov 2019 to 8 Nov 2019 30th IAATI European Branch Annual Training Seminar - 2019

The 30th IAATI EB SEMINAR will take place from 6th - 8th November 2019 in LJUBLJANA -SLOVENIA REGISTRATION and HOTEL-BOOKING is now open

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About IAATI

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.

Arne Knippel
EB-IAATI president

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2 January 2019

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19 December 2018

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17 December 2018

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14 December 2018

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6 December 2018

Operation Trivium strikes again: Five years targeting mobile organised…

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3 December 2018

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