Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington
|Record #: GCL0447||Last Modified: 28 Oct 2020||Last Full Update: 27 Oct 2020|
|Public Comments||Anonymous tips are accepted online via our website and calls to the 1-800 line only; this ensures privacy and anonymity.
Tips will not be accepted on the admin line or through email.
|Alternate Name||Crime Stoppers ; CSGW ; Guelph Wellington Crime Stoppers ; HT2|
|Office Phone||Administration 519-846-5371|
|Toll Free Phone||FOR ANONYMOUS TIPS - 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)|
|Primary Contact||Sarah Bowers-Peter, Program Coordinator|
|Primary Executive||Deryck West, Board Chair|
|Description (Site)||Mailing address only|
|Located In Community||Fergus|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 391
Fergus, ON N1M 3E2
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Operates as a nonprofit charitable program, run by a volunteer Board of Directors who work with the media, public and police in the fight against crime.
NOT a police organization
|Description (Service)||Provides an alternative route of reporting crime, for individuals who wish to remain anonymous.
Receives information about a crime anonymously from Tipsters via the web tips link on the website or via the toll free TIP line and forwards the tip information to the appropriate investigative agency.
* anonymity (Tipsters will never be asked to give their name and never have to testify in court)
* Tipsters may be eligible for cash reward from Crime Stoppers if their tip information is used by investigators in a successful outcome
Offers presentations (currently online) about the Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington program to members of groups and organizations, to older adults, to students through schools, and presentations on the topic of human trafficking.
|Hours||TIP Line 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Guelph ; Wellington County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up|
|Application||Visit website for information|
|Time-Limited Events||January is Crime Stoppers month|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Established||Incorporated in 1988|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations|
|Print Material||Website, social media, quarterly newsletter, posters, rack cards|
|Service Categories||General Crime Reporting ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Crime Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Human Trafficking Issues|