This year we hope you will be able to support our mission by donating!
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th, following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Since 1993, Crime Stoppers of Michigan (www.1800speakup.org). has been dedicated to bridging the gap between residents of Southeastern Michigan and law enforcement. Our mission is to empower people to make their neighborhoods, schools, houses of worship and business safer throughout our seven county service area (Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw & Wayne counties respectively). Our service area encompasses 4.5 million residents.
Unless you spend a day at the Crime Stoppers office, listening to the pleas for help from family members and crime victims, you can’t fully appreciate the impact that everyone of our supporters have. When citizens are impacted by crimes such as rape, kidnapping, financial scams, a missing loved one, drug involvement or homicide, the local police agency immediately go into action. At times, they need support to carry out their work. Crimes Stoppers of Michigan provides support for 200+ Federal, State and Local Agencies. Anonymity and tips are the core source of our operations. The Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line phone is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and has received more than 5,000 tips a year. When you submit a tip through Crime Stoppers, you and your information are always 100% ANONYMOUS! You can submit your tip by calling us or online. If your tip leads to an arrest, you can get a reward of up to $2,500
A summary of our results over the last five years included:
– Received 28,000+ anonymous tips (50% from the suburbs)
– Awarded $450,000 to tipsters for arrests made
– Through tips we were able to help solve 98 homicides and 77 sexual assaults, caught 283 wanted fugitives.
– Participated in 10,000+ community events and crime prevention presentations
It is important to understand that behind all this data are real people, much like you and me. Fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters, grandparents and others who were unfortunately touched by crime and their lives will never be the same again. But with your help, as well as the help of the entire community, we will continue to make our region a better place to live, work and play. Every dollar makes a difference! Your contribution can make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500; every little bit helps.
Crime Stoppers of Michigan an independent 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. We do not recieve funding from the state or any other government agency.