AUGUST 3RD TO 8TH, 2003

WARNER CENTER MARRIOTT
21850 OXNARD STREET
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91367 USA

On August 3 - 8, 2003, the Los Angeles Police Department and the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators Western Regional Chapter (WRC) hosted the 51st Annual International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) Training Seminar.  This yearly conference provides law enforcement officers and private sector personnel with the latest in training and technology with a goal to reduce auto thefts.

This year's seminar attracted nearly 350 attendees.  Experts from around the world were present to share and seek out new and innovative prevention strategies.  This training benefited both law enforcement and private sector personnel, providing an ideal networking forum.  Information about the conference is available at www.iaati.org


The On-Site Committee was composed of the following individuals:

Chairman Jerry Szymanski, Los Angeles Police Department / BAD-CATS
Vice Chairman Lou Koven, Los Angeles Police Department / BAD-CATS
Elsie Chacon, Los Angeles Police Department / BAD-CATS
Marianne Finney, State Farm Insurance (Retired) IAATI Western Regional Chapter President
Dennis Frias, California Highway Patrol Investigative Services Unit
Frank Graber, Fullerton Police Department (Retired)
Bud Hood, Orange County Sheriffs Department / OCATT
Greg Hutchinson, National Insurance Crime Bureau
Gary Labb, Santa Ana Police Department / OCATT
Bill Lovold, Automobile Club of Southern California (Los Angeles Police Department Retired)
Joanie Pitts, Hertz Rent-A-Car (Retired)
Dave Randolph, 21st Century Insurance (Riverside Police Department Retired)
Diana Rummel, Crime Prevention Program of Southern California
Ted Saraf, LoJack Corporation (Pasadena Police Department Retired)
Mark Stowell, National Insurance Crime Bureau
Steve Torres, California Department of Motor Vehicles Investigations Unit
Carol VanNatter, Automobile Club of Southern California

The conference was held at the Warner Center Marriott.

For photographs from the Seminar, Please Click Here

For information regarding the Vendors / Sponsors of our seminar, Please Click Here

For information regarding the training schedule, Please Click Here

For Newsletters distributed daily during the Seminar, Please Click Here

For information about the Golf Tournament related to this seminar, Please Click Here

For additional information about the Seminar from the IAATI Web site, Please Click Here

For additional seminar information, please contact Captain Jerry Szymanski at (213) 485-2527 or Detective Lou Koven at (213) 485-2507.


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