Crime Stoppers is a non-profit, non-police organization that encourages members of the public to anonymously communicate information regarding criminal activity in exchange for cash.
It is available at: http://www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or Toll Free: 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Tips can also be submitted online at: https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=201.
The Crime Stoppers Tip Line is available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week. Tips can also be submitted online through the Crime Stoppers website.
When a member of the public calls Crime Stoppers, they are assigned a special code number which is used for future contact with Crime Stoppers personnel. Calls are never traced nor recorded, and Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display. Informants are only known by their code numbers.
Crime Stoppers shares all information it receives with the appropriate police service(s) to assist with their investigation(s). If the information provided leads to a charge or an arrest, the source may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
From its inception in December 1988, to the end of 2017, Crime Stoppers of Halton has received over 18,600 tips. This year alone they have received over 1,500 tips; this is an increase of almost 300 tips than in 2016. The agency has also provided information to police that has resulted in the arrest of more than 1,180 criminals and the clearance of over 2,150 criminal cases. These cases have, in turn, led to the recovery of more than $2.7-million in stolen property, in addition to the seizure of in excess of over $18-million in narcotics.
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the creation of Crime Stoppers in Halton Region.
A community-minded group comprised of people from all walks of life makes up the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors.
The success of Crime Stoppers remains vitally dependent on its unique partnership with the public, news media and the police.
Cases Cleared Due To Tips: 47
Weapons Recovered: 0
Rewards Approved: 26
Dollars Approved: $4,300
Property Recovered: $50,600
Narcotics Seized: $15,720
Detective Constable Jodi Richmond
905-825-4747 ext. 5118
For more information about Crime Stoppers of Halton, visit http://www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.