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CO-ORDINATING 37 LOCAL PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT ONTARIO
TO SUBMIT A CRIME TIP
SUBMIT A TIP
OR CALL 
1-800-222-TIPS
 (8477)
ONTARIO CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAMS REALLY DO WORK!
and here's the proof...
126,691
ARRESTS MADE
135,514
CASES CLEARED
8,338,371
REWARDS APPROVED
($)
32,742,805
ARSON LOSS VALUE
($)
310,920,789
PROPERTY RECOVERED
($)
1,944,489,981
DRUGS SEIZED
($)
2,255,410,770
TOTAL DOLLARS RECOVERED
($)

Cumulative Ontario Crime Stoppers Program statistics as of February 1st, 2021
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  • Is Crime Stoppers part of the police?

    We are NOT the police.

    All local Ontario CrimeStoppers programs act as the "middleman" between the Tipster and the investigative/police agency. They are not-for-profit registered charities that are operated by volunteers from the community. The programs rely on donations from sponsors, community partners and the public through individual fundraisers, to support their efforts.

  • Should I call 9-1-1, the police or Crime Stoppers?

    In the event of an emergency, if you are the victim of a crime or if you witness a crime in action, always call 9-1-1.

    Please only contact Crime Stoppers to anonymously report suspicious or covert activity, or to provide a tip or information about an unsolved case or suspected criminal activity.

  • How much money will I be paid for my tip?

    Cash rewards are based on the usefulness of a tip in solving a crime.

    The payouts are higher for more serious crimes such as murder, sexual assault, illegal drug seizures & distribution, weapons seizures & distribution,  human trafficking, etc.   For less severe crimes like vandalism, petty theft, etc., the cash rewards are smaller.

    Rewards are approved by the local Crime Stoppers Board of Directors. Rewards can be up to $2,000.
     

             

  • How do I pick up my reward money without giving away my identity?

    Once you check in with Crime Stoppers, you will be advised of the amount of the reward approved by the local Board of Directors. You will be given specific instructions on how and where to pick up the cash.

    It is a safe public setting and is different for every tipster. You never have to identify yourself.

  • How do I submit a video I took with my phone of a crime I witnessed?

    When submitting your tip through the online web portal, there is provision to upload videos, photos and also audio files.  There is a maximum of 100 Megabytes allowed for file uploads.

    If you encounter problems or are unsure how to get your video or photos to Crime Stoppers, please call our Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and our friendly and helpful operator will guide you through the process.

    And please know that videos and photos can be an immense help in identifying suspects and making an arrest.

  • Is my Online Tip submission anonymous?

    Tips submitted through this website are encrypted, entirely confidential, completely anonymous and are immediately and securely transferred directly to Crime Stoppers using special Tip Management Software to ensure a secure and private transfer of your tip.

    We do not collect any of your personal information, so your identity is protected. We do not collect any personal or identifying information from our tipsters.

    ​​​​​​​After submitting a tip, you will be provided a unique ID number to use when checking the status of your tip or picking up your reward.
     

  • Is my call to the 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) phone line kept anonymous?

    Crime Stoppers does not use any form of caller identification, tracing or tracking. We do not collect any personal information from our citizens, so you remain completely anonymous. After submitting a tip, you will be provided a unique ID number to use when checking the status of your tip or picking up your reward.
     

Our Local Ontario Crime Stoppers Programs
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    Brant/Brantford Crime Stoppers
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    Chatham/Kent Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of the District of Cochrane
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    Durham Regional Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce
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    Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington
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    Crime Stoppers of Haldimand & Norfolk
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    Crime Stoppers of Halton
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    Crime Stoppers of Hamilton Inc.
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    Huron Perth Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Kawartha-Haliburton
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    Crime Stoppers/Kingston / 1000 Islands
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    Kirkland Lake & District Crime Stoppers
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    Lanark County Crime Stoppers
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    London Elgin Middlesex Crime Stoppers
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    Near North Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Niagara
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    Northwestern Ontario Crime Stoppers
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    National Capital Area Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Oxford
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    Peel Crime Stoppers
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    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers
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    Perth Country Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Peterborough & Northumberland
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    Crime Stoppers of Quinte
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    Sarnia/Lambton Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Sault Ste. Marie & District of Algoma
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    Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin Muskoka
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    Smith Falls & District Crime Stoppers
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    St. Thomas Crime Stoppers
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    Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers
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    Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers
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    Toronto Crime Stoppers
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    Tri-Town Regional Crime Stoppers
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    Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers
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    Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers
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    Crime Stoppers of York Region

The TIP LINE for ALL Ontario Crime Stoppers Programs is
1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Our Community Partners and Sponsors

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Contraband Tobacco logo
Ontario Ministry of Finance logo
KYCS Theft Recovery and Tracking logo
Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario logo
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Insurance Bureau of Canada logo
Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council logo

Thank You!

Without the past and continued support of our valued sponsors, the Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers could not provide our much needed service to help reduce crime and keep Ontario safe.

To our wonderful sponsors, we say "THANK YOU, WE APPRECIATE YOU and WE COULD NOT DO IT WITHOUT YOU".