Most people are not aware
that you can call Crime Stoppers any time to report Poaching activity.
The Crime Stoppers program will pay cash rewards for information leading
to the arrest of people who abuse our natural resources.
Report Poaching to Crime Stoppers
1 800 222-TIPS
You can always call your
local Ministry of Natural Resources Office during Office hours and report
such incidents, but now you have a place to pass the information on to
outside office hours.
Crime Stoppers is a non
profit organization run by citizens to aid law enforcement agencies solve
crimes. They are not government run or funded. They operate on public donations
and money raised through fund raising.
Most people can not figure
out how they can receive money for a tip from Crime Stoppers.
This is how it works
Stoppers pays for arrests not convictions - this differs from most reward
You call the Crime Stoppers
office. You will not be asked to identify yourself or any other information
that could identify you. you do not give your name, phone number or any
information about yourself.
You give the information
YOU have about a crime. You are given an identification number and asked
to call back in a certain length of time (i.e. couple of weeks).
Your information is passed
on to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
They make an arrest and report
back to Crime Stoppers.
You call back, give your
identification number and are told you are eligible for a reward and asked
if you want it. You say yes.
You are told the Board of
Directors will decide how much the reward will be and you are given a date
to call back.
The determined reward amount,
in cash, is put in an envelope and delivered to a pick up location. number
on the envelope and told where to pick it up.
You call back and are given
instructions of where to pick up the reward.
You go and pick it up.
The Poacher is punished and
no one knows where the information came from.
The Crime Stoppers program
has proven itself around the world on all kinds of crime. It has been very
successful in many parts of our province in helping Conservation Officers
catch people who have little respect for our natural resources. The new
Canada wide phone number 1 (800) 222-TIPS has made it easier than ever
to make this good program work better.
is the Conservation Officers job to protect our natural resources and everyone’s