EPD Cuts Down on Car Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is expanding its program for selling clubs.

The downtown Eugene substation will now offer the steering wheel device used to cut down on car theft.

When the device is installed, the steering wheel can’t move. Police say it’s an effective way to cut down on car theft.

“We talked with our detectives and asked them about that, and what they’ve told us is that we’ve not had a car reported stolen with the club properly installed,” said Debbie Janecek, Crime Prevention Unit Program Manager.

EPD sells the devices for $12.50, which the department says is the wholesale price for the device.

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  1. Corey says:

    What’s to keep someone using a hack saw to remove the club lock?

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