What is Crime Stoppers?
The Boston Police Crime Stoppers Program highlights
unsolved crimes of violence in the local media, appealing
to the public for information. Our toll free tip line
number 1 800 494 TIPS, is answered by Police Officers and
trained personnel who forward the information to the
You don't have to reveal your identity to the police to
provide information about a violent crime. And, if your
information results in the arrest and indictment of an
offender, you will be eligible for an award of up to
No tienes que dar tu nombre a la policia cuando quires
reportar informatión sobre un crimen violento. Y si la
información resulta en el arresto y sumaria del offensor,
seras elegible para recibar una recompensa de hasta
Will Crime Stoppers Take Tips On Crimes Not
Highlighted By The Media?
Absolutely. Crime Stoppers wants information on every
type of crime. The tipline is not recorded or traced, and
we are not interested in the caller's identity. We believe
Crime Stoppers offers a way for callers to rid their
neighborhoods of crime SAFELY. This method has proven
successful in over 900 CITIES WORLD WIDE thanks to Crime
When Can I Call 1-800-494-TIPS?
The Boston Police Crime Stoppers personnel are in the
office from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
After 4:00 pm and on weekends a tip can be left
anonymously on the Crime Stoppers voice mail.
Naturally, if there is a crime occurring immediately we
encourage you to dial 911.
Finally, a safe and effective way to combat crime in