This past Saturday, Tucson’s Northwest Neighborhood Center hosted a safety fair. This event included free Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etching, courtesy of the Tucson Police Department:
The idea behind VIN etching is to make your car a less attractive target to car thieves. (Alas, Arizona has quite a few of those.) Since windows are the most expensive thing to replace on a car, thieves will be less likely to steal it if they see the VIN etched on the front, back, and side windows.
The fair also included information tables on food safety, bicycle and motorcycle safety, utility safety, and emergency preparedness. Outside the center was a fully equipped fire truck, which proved to be a photographic magnet: