In a recent Crime Intel meeting, one topic discussed was the increase in tailgate thefts that has occurred recently. The following information will hopefully help you possibly prevent this theft.
1) As tailgates usually don’t have the vehicle VIN etched on them, it is a good idea for owners to place the VIN (or other ID’ing marks) on the tailgate to assist in tracking owners in the … View more event of recovery.
2)Installing a tailgate lock for a cost of about $25.00 can limit the risk of the tailgate being stolen.
Installation video: http://youtu.be/spW3QZvClrE
Neighborhood Police Officer
Dallas Police Department
9915 E. Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75238