Crime Stoppers of Niagara
|Record #: NIA0824||Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018||Last Full Update: 21 Mar 2017|
|Public Comments||We are seeking residents of the Niagara Region to come out and volunteer with us! Please visit http://niagaratips.ca/volunteer-with-crime-stoppers-of-niagara.|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Mailing Address||Box 1086
St Catharines, ON L2R 7A3
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A program run by volunteers and that is NOT a part of the police. To be successful in solving and preventing crime the program depends on cooperation of residents, the media and police. Information supplied to police through this community involvement assists in both solving and preventing crime. Statistics verifying the success of the program can be accessed through the web site: www.crimestoppersofniagara.com
While the fastest and most effective way to report a crime is by calling police directly, Crime Stoppers offers a method of reporting that guarantees anonymity.
Callers to Crime Stoppers can neither be asked nor subpoenaed to appear in court when they supply information to Crime Stoppers.
Cash rewards of up to $2000 are offered to persons who call the program with information that leads to an arrest.
Information can be supplied to Crime Stoppers of Niagara through encrypted web mail or text message. Text 274637 (CRIMES)- the word NIAGARA must be included with the message to ensure that it is received, because the text carries no identification. Encrypted web tips can be sent on a secure form at www.niagaratips.com
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||No restrictions. All Niagara residents are welcome to apply for membership on the board of Crime Stoppers of Niagara.|
|Application||No application required|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Meetings||Monthly on Mon - call for details|
|Service Categories||General Crime Reporting|
|Resources||Pamphlets, Posters, Magnets, Pens, Crime Prevention Hand Books, Jingles in CD format|