Pasadena Police provide free VIN etching to help curb car thefts
Jeannie Peng-Armao -- December 3, 2012
PASADENA, Texas – The Pasadena Police Auto Crimes Unit recently visited San Jacinto College to provide free VIN etching for employee vehicles.
Sponsored by a grant through the Automobile and Burglary Theft Prevention Authority, the service allows for the etching of VIN numbers into vehicle windows to make stealing and selling parts more difficult for thieves. The Pasadena Police Department offers this service free of charge to the public at various city locations throughout each year. For more information about the VIN etching service, call 713-475-7840.
Pictured: Sgt. James Anderson uses an acid solution to etch VIN numbers into the windshield of a Ford Edge. Other officers who assisted with etching include Detectives John Oakley, David Speights, Jacob Guerra, Lance Powell, Brandon Marshall, and Kerry Heiserman. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department
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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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