Monday, January 22, 2018

January is National Crime Stoppers Awareness Month in Mesa County


Mesa County Commissioners proclaim January 2017 as National Crime Stoppers Awareness Month

The Mesa County Commissioners proclaimed January 2017 as National Crime Stoppers Awareness Month in public hearing on Monday. The proclamation calls for residents to be proactive in preventing crime for a safer community.

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County raises community awareness of crime trends while finding ways to prevent problems from happening. Since the founding of Crime Stoppers in 1983, Crime Stoppers has received 19,020 tips, which have led to 1,731 arrests and 1,600 cases cleared. The effort has resulted in $270,140 in rewards paid to anonymous tipsters and $9,060,240 in property and drugs recovered as of December 2017.

Chalane Coit, left, and members of the Crime Stoppers Board accept the proclamation and say a few words regarding what Crime Stoppers does for the Grand Valley.

Read the proclamation here.

Members of the Crime Stoppers Board accepted the proclamation.

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