Six vehicle concealment alerts shared by P1 members


Vehicles are filled with a multitude of areas that can, for criminal types, conceal weapons, drugs and other contraband. Many are factory designed for the harmless purpose of convenient storage. Others, like door panel cavities, trunk gulleys and engine compartment crevices, exist as a by-product of vehicle design. Still others are created by cunning craftsmen for the sole purpose of being unrecognizable and effective at criminal concealment.

Your awareness of common concealment locations can help you recognize and react to furtive movement towards particular areas in a vehicle that could signal an attack. It can also help you take proactive steps to turn common traffic stops into contraband busts.

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