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Prize winning ‘Graffiti Helpsite’

Posted December 15 2016 in , ,

The winner of the 2016 Crime Stoppers WA Graffiti Action Challenge was awarded a $600 cash prize, which was presented by Crime Stoppers WA CEO Kim Harrison at a school assembly. Zoe Savidis tackled the problem of graffiti at its source. She created a website called “Graffiti Helpsite” which allowed graffiti vandals…

Reports from the public reach record numbers

Posted September 14 2016 in , ,

Record numbers of WA residents are contacting Crime Stoppers to report their crime concerns. More than 150 people per day on average made reports in August. For the first time, over 5,000 contacts were received in a month, comprising 3,420 answered phone calls and 1,588 ‘contacts other than calls’ in August. Online…

The man who brought Crime Stoppers to Australia

Posted September 8 2016 in ,

Forty years ago in 1976, a police detective in Albuquerque in the US State of New Mexico was becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of information coming from the public about a murder at a petrol station. Greg MacAleese believed apathy and fear of retribution by local residents was hindering the investigation….

Fugitives arrested in nationwide hunt

Posted August 22 2016 in ,

Five fugitives have been arrested in the first few days of Operation Roam – Fugitive Hunt. Crime Stoppers launched the 2-week national campaign on 15 August 2016 with the aim of helping police to arrest 19 persons of interest who are on the run. Crime Stoppers is asking all Australians to make…

New drug report form developed to help police intelligence work

Posted August 1 2016 in ,

In a world-first initiative, Crime Stoppers WA is developing a specialist online form for members of the public to report suspicious and illegal drug activity. Half of all crimes (47%) reported to Crime Stoppers are about illegal drugs, and so we have been developing the special online report form to help tackle…

Big jump in drug reports from campaign

Posted August 1 2016 in , ,

A Statewide Crime Stoppers campaign to tackle drug dealing in WA is creating a big increase in crime reports from the public. Conducted in regional areas, the Dob in a Dealer campaign has increased the number of drug-related reports received at Crime Stoppers by around 50%. Crime Stoppers WA CEO Kim Harrison has…

Getting drug dealers off our streets

Posted June 28 2016 in , ,

  Listen to Omar Chahal and Kim Harrison talking to Vanessa Mills on the ABC Kimberley’s Mornings program about the Dob in a Dealer campaign.

South West urged to Dob in a Dealer

Posted May 27 2016 in , ,

From today, Crime Stoppers WA are targeting the South West region for a two-week intensive Dob in a Dealer drug campaign aimed at gathering information for WA Police intelligence about local drug dealing activity. Local residents are asked to report information about the manufacture and distribution of crystal methylamphetamine (‘ice’) and other…

Drug campaign results in arrests and charges

Posted May 20 2016 in ,

A ‘significant’ amount of drugs and firearms have been seized by police from Geraldton, Dongara and Port Denison properties as the Crime Stoppers ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign continues to get results in WA’s Mid West. Police say 35 arrests have been made, resulting in numerous seizures of drugs and weapons estimated…

Drug dealers targeted in national ice campaign

Posted March 16 2016 in , ,

Members of the public are being encouraged to play a key part in a new national Crime Stoppers campaign aimed at reducing the availability of illegal drugs and putting drug dealers behind bars. The WA part of the national ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign will run in partnership with the WA Police in…

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