CENTREVILLE, VA – Catalytic converter thefts persist as law enforcement agencies continue to seek solutions to combat this growing crime. To help address the ongoing crisis, CARFAX for Police has released its 2023 Catalytic Converter Replacement Report. The report identifies the most-targeted vehicles nationally, regionally, and by state. CARFAX data scientists created this report by reviewing catalytic converter replacements from more than 70,000 service shops across the country between May 2022 and June 2023.
In addition to the report, CARFAX for Police is hosting a free event on Tuesday, August 22 at 1 PM ET: Investigating Trends: Catalytic Converter Theft. This collaborative session will feature a panel of experts who will address the scope of the nationwide crisis, the vehicles most targeted for theft, investigative strategies, and provide real-world case studies.
“Catalytic converter theft continues to be a major issue for our crime-fighting partners, and CARFAX for Police is proud to use its data from 130,000 trusted data sources to provide officers with information that will help to combat this crime,” commented Lt. Michael Ledoux (Ret), Director of Business Development at CARFAX for Police. “Our goal is to power law enforcement’s mission to protect and serve by offering unique insights and solutions.”
The CARFAX for Police Catalytic Converter Replacement Report is available for download here. Law enforcement and aligned professionals can register for Investigating Trends: Catalytic Converter Theft here. Credentials are required.