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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…

Crime Stoppers launches Operation Roam 2018

Posted August 20 2018 in

Call for public to help catch 10 criminals on ‘Rogue Radar’ list.   Crime Stoppers is calling on all members of the public to help track down the 10 outlaws named on this year’s ‘Rogue Radar’ list, some of whom are wanted for serious offences including murder and sexual assault. Operation Roam:…

Lotterywest supports Crime Stoppers WA to develop a multilingual reporting capability

Posted May 20 2018 in

Western Australia is one of the most diverse and fastest growing States in Australia with more than 240 languages spoken in WA. The 2016 Census shows that 17.7% of Western Australians speak a language other than English (LOTE) at home and the number of LOTE speakers has increased by nearly 35% since…

Crime Stoppers launches Operation Roam: Rogue Radar

Posted August 21 2017 in ,

20 criminals named on the ‘Rogue Radar’ list. Crime Stoppers is calling on members of the public to stay alert and be on the lookout for 20 wanted fugitives named on the ‘Rogue Radar’ list. The offenders are currently at large and potentially hidden in plain sight in communities across Australia. Operation…

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