The Law Enforcement Standing Committee inspires collaboration between Law Enforcement and Driver/Motor Vehicle Administrators to improve highway and public safety. With goals to increase law enforcement participation in AAMVA conferences, working groups, and other initiatives by providing and promoting uniformity and consistency through the development of standards, model programs and best practices. The Committee also promotes the exchange of challenges and successes in implementing technologies, sharing information, and with other contemporary law enforcement issues.
Working Groups & Date of Best Practices Publication
Welcome to the AAMVA Fraud Portfolio. Here you will find everything you need to equip yourself and your staff with the tools and knowledge necessary to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud. Clink on the links in each category or contact one of the AAMVA fraud experts to learn more.
Fraud Detection & Remediation (FDR) Training – FDR is the complete fraud training tool and is critical for anyone validating or authenticating identity documents or investigating DMV fraud. FDR contains information on most all pertinent vehicle and personal identity documents and is categorized into modules as well as levels of complexity allowing for customization. Jurisdiction members can download FDR for free where Associate Members and Non-Members can purchase FDR for minimal cost. Check out the FDR Training page for complete details and get your staff trained today.
Personal Identity Verification and Related Systems. It’s important to authenticate the personal and/or vehicle physical identity document being presented. Verifying the validity of the information contained on the document with the issuing source is also vital. AAMVA provides a variety of resources to obtain source verification for both vehicle and personal identity documents.
Vehicle Identity Verification and Related Systems
Law Enforcement Best Practices. AAMVA members have developed best practices to provide knowledge in how to best accomplish the goals of fraud prevention, detection, and investigation. See the Best Practices tab in the Law Enforcement section for information on each Best Practice.
DL/ID Card Design Standards. This document is intended to provide North American jurisdictions with standards to improve security of the DL/ID cards and to aid in their integrity to deter counterfeiting and illegal replicating. AAMVA also offers a Courtesy Verification Program (CVP) for jurisdictions to have their DL/ID cards examined for compliance with the DL/ID standards.
Webinars. AAMVA offers webinars to provide convenient training on current trends and a variety of topics to benefit members looking to learn more about the prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud. You can also view previously held webinars by visiting the “Webinar Archives” page
Fraud Activity Alerts. AAMVA members may access a SharePoint site where information is posted regarding fraud activity and trends. This site is searchable and contains information regarding personal and vehicle identity document updates from across AAMVA jurisdictions. If you would like to obtain access to this site, please contact Denise Hanchulak. AAMVA members may also participate in a monthly conference call where information is disseminated and shared regarding fraud trends to help members stay up to date with efforts to combat fraud. To learn more about this call, please contact Paul Steier .
Fraud Expert Resources
AAMVA honors law enforcement officers of member jurisdictions who make the ultimate sacrifice while performing their duties. Our deepest respect and sympathy goes out to the families and agencies of those fallen officers.
Brian retired from the Washington State Patrol in February 2010 after more than 30-years of service, the last five years as Assistant Chief. Brian joined AAMVA on March 1, 2010, as the Director of Law Enforcement.
Please contact Brian on Law Enforcement issues relevant to AAMVA at
Paul Steier retired from the Iowa Department of Transportation in January 2017 after 25-years of service, including as a Major in the Motor Vehicle Enforcement Office and director of Iowa DOT's Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection. Paul joined AAMVA on January 30, 2017, as the Law Enforcement Program Manager, a new position that reports to the Director of Law Enforcement. Paul can also be contacted on Law Enforcement issues relevant to AAMVA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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