Operation Identification is nationally recognized by law enforcement as a citizen’s burglary prevention program for use in the home or business. This program has existed for over 30 years. The Operation ID program allows law enforcement to detect, identify, and return stolen or lost property to its rightful owner. Use this form to list all property such as televisions, radios, stereos, toys, bicycles, video games, tools, lawn mowers, edgers, etc. Make sure that “make” and “serial number” are listed. Items that do not have serial numbers from their manufacturer should have unique personal identification text etched into them.
There are 3 important steps required to participate in the Operation ID program:
Mark property or valuables with an identifying mark.
Inventory your marked property on a form with descriptions including brand, model number, and serial number.
It is also recommended that you photograph or video tape your valuables.