CrimeStoppers

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CRIMESTOPPERS is a unique program that brings together business, law enforcement and ordinary citizens to fight crime and make our community safer. Through CRIMESTOPPERS, local newspapers, radio and television stations publicize unsolved crimes. Citizens who know information are encouraged to call 727-2800. Confidentiality is assured by assigning callers a code number instead of asking for their name. This code number is then used for all dealings with the caller.

To Contact Crimestoppers: (336) 727-2800
En Español: ( 336) 728-3904

If the information from a caller leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of illegal drugs, the caller is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.00. Local businesses and individuals participate by making tax-free contributions to CRIMESTOPPERS. No tax dollars are used to pay cash rewards. CRIMESTOPPERS is administered by a volunteer board of directors who are assisted by a trained coordinator in the Winston-Salem Police Department.

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Send a Text to Crimestoppers

You can now send tips on criminal activity to CrimeStoppers through Text Messaging. Text biteback (then your message) to 274637 

Reporting Criminal Activity In Your School [video] 

Confidential Online Form

Tips may also be submitted by completing a confidential online form. The form cannot be traced, to protect your identity. CRIMESTOPPERS Tip Form

Join The Crimestoppers Team

CRIMESTOPPERS relies solely on donations from private citizens, local businesses and civic groups. To join the team, please send your tax-deductible contribution to:

CRIMESTOPPERS
P.O. Box 1707
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
 
or call (336) 727-2800 for more information.

Crimestoppers' Statistics 1981-2011 (as of February)

  • Total Cases Cleared: 9,364
  • Arrest: 22,676
  • Rewards Paid: $481,565.00
  • Property Recovered: $6,583,427.00
  • Narcotics Recovered: $12,600,325.00
  • Forfeitures: $3,716,320.00
  • Homicides Cleared: 24 

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