Monrovia Police Chief Jim Hunt wrote the following in the weekly City Manager's Report:
The number one crime we are experiencing in the City of Monrovia is theft from vehicles. It only takes a few seconds for thieves to break into your vehicle and steal your valuables. It only takes a few seconds to remove your valuables and secure your vehicle. Don't be a victim! Please check out our website for valuable tips on how to protect your vehicle from becoming the target of thieves."