Union Township Police Department


Carjacking Stealing a car by force has captured headlines across the country. Statistically your chances of being a carjacking victim are very slim, and prevention actions can reduce the risk even more.


Why is Carjacking a Problem?


No one knows for certain, but some explanations include:

Anywhere, Anyone

Golden opportunities: what do carjackers look for?

The "Bump and Rob"

It works like this. A car, usually with a driver and at least one passenger, rear-ends or "bumps" you in traffic. You quickly get out to check the damage and exchange information. Either the driver or one of the passengers jumps in your car and drives off.

Reduce Your Risk


Getting In

On the Road

Getting Out

If It Happens to You...

Take Action