Does Crime Stoppers really pay out rewards? You bet!

January 10, 2017
Regina, Saskatchewan

News release

You see and hear us say it all the time…you can call, text or type anonymous tips to police through Crime Stoppers.

TIPS Received

In 2016 there were 1,518 Tips received up from 1,457 from 2015.

Calls Received

Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers received 8,071 calls in 2016, up from 6,735 calls in 2015, bringing the total number of calls since inception in 1987, to 127,764.

Arrests Made

24 arrests were made in 2016 bringing the total of arrests, since inception in 1987, to 3,237.

Cases Cleared

Crime Stoppers has assisted in clearing 37 cases in 2016 for a total of 3,733 cases cleared since inception.

Rewards Approved

The Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers Board of Directors approved $16,005 in rewards handed out for Tips in 2016 bringing the total of rewards paid out to $351,441.

Property Recovered

$583,220 worth of Property was recovered in 2016, up from $40,670 in 2015, bringing the total since 1987 to $9,411,838.

Drugs Seized

$90,690 worth of Drugs were seized in 2016, up from $40,670 in 2015, bring the total of Drugs seized to $8,195,494.

Total of Drugs and Property Recovered since 1987 is $17,607,332.

Have a tip?

Visit the SK Crime Stoppers website to learn more.

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Backgrounder

You can make a difference, even if you want to be anonymous about it! Call. Text. Type. 1-800-222-8477.

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