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Say something before it’s too late

Posted March 10 2022 in ,

WA residents are being urged to “say something before it’s too late” in a campaign aimed at getting illegal guns off the streets. In Mandurah today (Wednesday, 9 March 2022), Crime Stoppers WA and WA Police kicked off phase 2 of a six-month national illegal firearms campaign which is aimed at removing…

Crime Stoppers WA CEO appointed Chair of Crime Stoppers Australia

Posted November 29 2021 in ,

Crime Stoppers Australia Board member Dr Vince Hughes is the new Chair of Crime Stoppers Australia, following the not-for-profit’s Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 25th November 2021. Dr Hughes takes over from Ms Diana Forrester, who made history as the first woman in the national leadership role when she was appointed…

Crime Stoppers urges locals to hand in unwanted or unregistered firearms

Posted August 19 2021 in

To help reduce the number of unwanted, unregistered, or illicit firearms in the community, Crime Stoppers WA is urging people living in Western Australia to take advantage of a national amnesty and surrender firearms and parts without fear of penalty. To help spread the word, Crime Stoppers WA is partnering with WA…

Research shows 1 in 5 Australians turn a blind eye to crime, says Crime Stoppers

Posted May 18 2020 in

An independent national survey commissioned by Crime Stoppers Australia has revealed as many as 1 in 5 Australians choose to turn a blind eye to unsolved crime and suspicious activity rather than speaking out – with another 1 in 3 survey respondents preferring to share information with family or friends rather than…

Crime Stoppers achieves one contact every two minutes resulting in 100 apprehensions every week

Posted April 20 2020 in , ,

Throughout 2019 someone contacted Crime Stoppers every two minutes to share information about an array of unsolved crimes and suspicious activity, leading to an average of 100 apprehensions by police every week across the nation. In releasing its annual results, Crime Stoppers Australia Chair, Ms Diana Forrester thanked all Australians for putting…

Crime Stoppers launches national partnership with eSafety Commissioner to keep children safe online

Posted March 30 2020 in , ,

30 March 2020 Crime Stoppers has joined forces with the eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) to rollout a national Child Protection campaign, to help combat child sexual abuse and unwanted contact online. Today’s launch follows a highly successful pilot campaign in NSW last year which contributed towards a 62% increase in complaints about child…

New Crime Stoppers partnership to help catch environmental crooks

Posted August 15 2019 in

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 Media statement from office of Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Environment. Community urged to report environmental crime Anonymously report online with Crime Stoppers WA The State’s environmental watchdog has partnered with Crime Stoppers WA so community members can anonymously report activities they suspect are damaging the environment….

People power delivers real community safety results

Posted May 27 2019 in

To mark the 20-year milestone of having a Crime Stoppers program in every Australian State and Territory, an independent study has been released as part of National Crime Stoppers Day 2019 celebrations on Monday, 27th May. The Impact Report shows 82% of all Australians feel safer knowing the program is in place…

WA continues to top national average meth consumption

Posted February 20 2019 in ,

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission media release Western Australia continues to report the highest average methylamphetamine consumption in both capital city and regional sites of all locations tested nationwide, following the release of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s sixth National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program report today. Based on the wastewater findings, between April…

WA schools program wins international award

Posted October 31 2018 in

A unique Western Australian schools program that aims to help develop “good citizens” has won an international Crime Stoppers Award. The Civics and Citizenship program received the Crime Stoppers International “Specialised Program” Award at the 2018 Crime Stoppers International Conference in The Hague, Netherlands today (30 October). The free, online Civics and…

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