Central Alabama CrimeStoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement:
FEAR and APATHY
Who is CrimeStoppers?
CrimeStoppers is a nonprofit organization that brings together law enforcement, media, and the community to stop, solve, and prevent crime.
They committed the crime.
YOU helped put them away!
Statistics from 1997-2022:
9,426 charges filed
2,901 fugitives were apprehended.
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Partners with Etowah County Sheriff’s Office
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office.
On Wednesday, February 15, 2023, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Executive Director, Tony Garrett, and Etowah County Sheriff, Jonathon Horton met to discuss the benefits of a new partnership that will help fight crime. This partnership will help reduce crime while empowering citizens of Etowah County to submit tips for unsolved crimes. Residents will be eligible for cash rewards up to $5,000.00.
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is a nonprofit organization that brings together law enforcement, media, and the community to stop, solve, and prevent crime.
Etowah County Sheriff’s Office now has access to CrimeStoppers P3 Tips Management Software and the unlimited ability to distribute lookouts for wanted criminals, missing persons, and unsolved criminal cases that will be placed on CrimeStoppers digital media outlets and to our many media partners.
With the addition of the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers now has a written agreement of partnership with 80 law enforcement agencies in Alabama. CrimeStoppers is a free service available to law enforcement agencies across the state that do not currently have a CrimeStoppers program.
Etowah County residents can now anonymously contact Central Alabama CrimeStoppers with any information to share regarding crime. Residents can use Crimestoppers’ 24-hour tip line by dialing 334-215-STOP (7867) or by downloading the P3-Tips App available in their mobile app store. Residents can also provide information via the web at www.215stop.com. CrimeStoppers also has a toll-free 800 number, 1-833-AL1-STOP, which provides 1-STOP access for reporting crime.
Etowah County residents are empowered to fight crime, starting today, by calling or downloading Central Alabama CrimeStoppers media app P3 Tips. Start reporting information about crime with complete anonymity.
CrimeStoppers doesn’t need your name, just theirs. Tips that are given that lead to an arrest are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000.00 to be paid within 30 days of the arrest.
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Announces Statistics for 2022
Since 1997, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has continued its mission to stop, solve, and prevent crime. CrimeStoppers is a nonprofit organization that brings together law enforcement, media, and the community; working together to make local Alabama communities a safer place to work, live, and play.
CrimeStoppers currently serves 79 law enforcement agencies covering 28 counties. CrimeStoppers’ success would not be possible without these outstanding law enforcement partners and support from their local communities.
CrimeStoppers has a tremendous digital media footprint and maintains an official website and has an active Facebook presence that receives millions of views a year. Though these results are impressive, the 250 media contacts CrimeStoppers has, helped reach millions of Alabamians in 2022.
As a result of these successful partnerships, in 2022, CrimeStoppers received 1,169 tips and paid out $22,500.00 to 62 anonymous tipsters that provided information that led to 149 arrests and 342 felony criminal charges. Along with these impressive numbers, law enforcement partners recovered $145,120.00 of stolen property and took $91,658.00 worth of illegal drugs off Alabama streets.
CrimeStoppers continued its successful partnership with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, helping locate 16 violent fugitives wanted for kidnapping, assault, robbery, and murder. CrimeStoppers gave a cash reward to 16 anonymous tipsters that provided information that assisted with the location and led to the apprehension of those violent fugitives.
In 2022, CrimeStoppers presented Officer of the Year to our agency partners whose officers went above and beyond to serve their community. CrimeStoppers recognized the outstanding work ethic of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force for 2021. Through their dedication and diligence, the Task Force arrested 487 fugitives and cleared 673 warrants, making our communities safer. In an effort to reduce violent crimes, the Task Force seized 73 firearms, served 79 warrants for homicide, and 169 warrants were served for assault. Additionally, the Task Force served 118 robbery warrants, 51 sexual assault warrants, and 56 narcotic warrants, while seizing 10.646 kg of narcotics from the streets. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has also awarded, Investigator Clifford H. Clark, Autauga County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Joseph Donofrio, Troy Police Department, and Corporal Makinley Robinson, Dadeville Police Department as 2021 CrimeStoppers Officer of the Year for their dedication and outstanding work ethic. Officer David Johnson, Alexander Police Department, was honored as CrimeStoppers School Resource Officer of the Year.
CrimeStoppers staff and board of directors would like to say a big thank you to our many law enforcement partners, media partners, sponsors, and Alabama residents for helping make 2022 a year to remember.