About the Operation Identification Program

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 University of Alabama in Huntsville recommends this free program of property identification for our faculty, staff, and students. 

The Operation ID program allows law enforcement to detect, identify, and return stolen or lost property to its rightful owner.

The Operation ID program involves marking or engraving property with an identifying number and displaying a window decal to discourage burglary and theft. The ideal identifying number is your state issued Driver's License number which is easily recognized and traced by law enforcement. Avoid using your social security number.  UAH PD uses the “A” number as our identifier.

UAHPD holds Operation ID events several times a year at various locations on campus.  In addition, you may make an appointment to have your property marked by calling (256) 824-6596.


Operation ID Property Registration Form