In Australia, someone calls Crime Stoppers every 2 minutes to report information relating to a crime or suspicious activity.
In 2019, Crime Stoppers received 323,542 contacts across Australia. Nearly half of these became information reports filed with police agencies.
Approximately 21 arrests per day across Australia are linked to information provided to Crime Stoppers.
Every dollar invested in Crime Stoppers delivers $11.15 in return value to the community.
The ACT has the highest call rate per capita in Australia.
In 2018, 134 charges resulted from the contacts made to Crime Stoppers in the ACT.
The most common criminal activities that resulted in arrests from Crime Stoppers intelligence include: illegal drugs, break and entering/receiving, stealing, assault, sex offences, motor vehicle, armed robbery, domestic violence, homicide and other activities.
We engage local community members and organisations, media and police to prevent and solve crimes in Canberra and surrounding regions (Queanbeyan and Yass). For more information on our activities, visit our Campaigns page.