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ABTPA Grant Resources

The Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) awards financial grants to agencies, organizations, and concerned parties in an effort to raise public awareness of vehicle theft and burglary and implement education and prevention initiatives.


icon infoOn June 23, 2015, the ABTPA Board of Directors awarded grants for Fiscal Year 2016 programs designed to reduce the incidence of motor vehicle burglary and theft. This period includes, September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016.

FY2016 Grant Awards


The Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (Authority or ABTPA) may consider issuance of the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Request for Applications (RFA) to reduce the incidence of automobile burglary and theft in Texas at a regularly scheduled meeting held on February 24, 2016 if the Authority considers that there is sufficient interest of new applications.

To express interest, applicants that believe that they qualify may complete an Intent to Apply form located at under the tab Intent to Apply.
Only purposes provided for under Texas Revised Civil Statutes Article 4413(37) and consistent with the Authority may be provided in the Intent to Apply.

Intent to Apply Due Date
Eligible new applicants must submit a fully completed Intent to Apply form online on or before 5:00 PM February 23, 2016.


Historically, ABTPA hosts a grant training workshop to provide applicants with information about the application process and the grant program. An update about ABTPA grant training will be available after February 23rd, 2016.




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The Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) oversees the impact of auto theft in Texas and provides financial support to fight it.
Use the map below to find your local area task force or view the complete list.

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Grantees List


Austin Auto Theft Interdiction Project

  • 715 E. 8th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
  • 512.974.6290

Beaumont Southeast Texas Auto Theft Task Force

  • 2430 W. Cardinal Drive, Suite C, Beaumont, Texas 77705
  • 409.654.3600

Brownsville Auto Theft Enforcement Task Force

  • 600 E. Jackson Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
  • 956.548.7144
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Burnet County Heart of Texas Auto Theft Task Force

  • A125 Topeka, Ste. A, Waco, TX 76712
  • 254.757.0701

Corpus Christi Auto Theft Prevention Grant

  • 321 John Sartain, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
  • 361.886.2889

Dallas Commercial Auto Theft Interdiction Squad

  • 1400 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX 75215
  • 214.670.1450

Dallas County North Texas Auto Theft Task Force

  • 133 North Riverfront Blvd LB 31, Dallas, TX 75207
  • 214.653.3430

Eagle Pass Police Department Auto Theft & Interdiction Unit

  • 100 South Monroe Street, Eagle Pass, TX 78852
  • 830.773.9044

El Paso Auto Theft Prevention Task Force

  • 9600 Dyer Street, El Paso, TX 79924
  • 915.298.9600

Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force

  • 1620 Gill Rd. Dickinson, TX 77539
  • 409.766.4500
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Harris County Auto Theft Division

  • 1200 Baker Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • 281.446.4399

Houston Major Accessory Shop Enforcement

  • 1200 Travis, Suite 500, Houston, TX 77002
  • 713.308.3440
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Laredo Auto Theft Task Force

  • 4712 Maher Ave., Laredo, TX 78041
  • 956.795.2339

Lubbock County South Plains Auto Theft Task Force

  • 916 Main, Suite 205 Lubbock, Texas 79401
  • 806.775.1569

Mansfield Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force

  • 1305 East Broad Street, Mansfield, TX 76063
  • 817.728.3910

Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force

  • 102 Academy Dr., Conroe, TX 77301
  • 936.760.5847

Paris Northeast Texas Auto Theft Task Force

  • 2910 Clarksville St, Paris, TX 75460
  • 903.737.4193

Pasadena Auto Theft Prevention Program

  • 1114 Jeff Ginn Memorial Drive, Pasadena, TX 77506
  • 713.477.1221

San Antonio Regional Auto Crimes Team

  • 215 S. San Saba, Suite 104, San Antonio, TX 78207
  • 210.207.2340

Smith County East Texas Crushers Auto Theft Task Force

  • 1124 East Front Street, Tyler, TX 75702
  • 903.593.6090

Tarrant Regional Auto Crimes Task Force

  • 3530 Joyce Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76116
  • 817.560.6560

TxDPS - Border Auto Theft Information Center

  • 11612 Scott Simpson, El Paso, TX 79936
  • 1-800-503-2877

TxDPS - Training

  • 6100 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78752
  • 512-437-4744

Travis County Sheriff's Combined Auto Theft Task Force

  • 509 West 11th St., Austin, TX 78701
  • 512.854.9735
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Victoria Police Department

  • 306 South Bridge St., Victoria, TX 77901
  • 361.485.3700


More Information

For more information, please email the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority at AskABTPA or call (512) 465-1485.

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