NWT/NU Crime Stoppers began in 1989 and is the north's most trusted information receiving service for people wanting to share what they know about unsolved crime and suspicious activity without saying who they are. Northerners feel safer knowing Crime Stoppers is in place across the territories and the country.
Crime Stoppers was created to combat the three major problems faced by law enforcement:
- A fear of REPRISAL
- An attitude of APATHY, and
- A reluctance to get INVOLVED
Crime Stoppers resolves these concerns by:
- Offering ANONYMITY to people who provide information about crimes.
- Paying cash REWARDS when the information supplied leads to arrest.