PO Box 9700, Station A, St. John’s, NL A1A 3T5
Tip Hotline: 1-800-222-8477 Office: 729-8100/8229
Main line: (709) 729-8246 Fax: (709) 729-8234
Mobile App: P3 Tips Mobile App
Email: RCMP.B.NLCrimestoppers-NLEchecaucrime.B.firstname.lastname@example.org (NOT to be used to submit tips)
Mandate: Crime Stoppers is a community-based program and registered charity that brings the public, the media and law enforcement agencies together in a cooperative effort to help solve crime. This is accomplished by offering cash rewards and guaranteeing anonymity to persons who furnish information leading to the arrest of or laying of charges against criminal offenders.
Target Population: The entire province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:
- Crime Stoppers encourages any individual who has knowledge of any crime to submit their tips online, via text messaging from their mobile phone, or call toll-free and relay their clues and information.
- Individuals submitting tips will not be asked to give their name. Their anonymity is guaranteed and they will not have to testify in court.
- If their information provides clues that are valid to the successful solution of a crime, the tipster could earn up to $2000 as an award.
- Aside from these more direct services, Crime Stoppers also promotes:
- A greater awareness in the community that there is a crime problem
- A willingness in the community to fight back against crime if it is given the opportunity and motivation
- Improved relationships between police, media, and the community