DOUBLING DOWN TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 12, 2024
“DOUBLING DOWN TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE” National Capital Area Crime Stoppers Launches New Campaign: Doubling Rewards for Tips Leading to Arrests of Those Committing Shootings
OTTAWA, February 12, 2024 – In an effort to enhance public safety and combat gun violence, the National Capital Area Crime Stoppers is proud to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new campaign. Starting Monday, February 12, 2024, the organization is doubling the rewards for tips that lead to arrests or charges in shooting cases.
Under this initiative, tipsters will now receive double their rewards, up to $2,000, for providing information that results in the arrest or charges of individuals responsible for committing shootings in the National Capital region.
Key Features of the Campaign:
- Double Rewards: Crime Stoppers recognizes the importance of community cooperation in solving and preventing crime. To encourage proactive involvement, the organization has doubled the rewards for tips leading to the arrest or charging of individuals involved in committing these shootings.
- Anonymity Guaranteed: The National Capital Area Crime Stoppers prioritizes the safety and confidentiality of tipsters. Anyone providing information will remain completely anonymous. This commitment to privacy allows community members to come forward without fear of retribution.
- Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence: With the number of shooting incidents, Crime Stoppers is taking a proactive stance to ensure the safety of the National Capital region and its communities. The organization believes that community involvement is instrumental in curbing gun violence and creating a safer living environment for all.
How to Submit Tips:
Residents are encouraged to submit tips by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting the official website at crimestoppers.ca.
About National Capital Area Crime Stoppers:
National Capital Area Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting public safety by facilitating anonymous tips to law enforcement. By providing rewards for information that leads to arrests or charges, Crime Stoppers encourages community cooperation in solving and preventing crimes.
For media inquiries, please contact:
President, National Capital Area Crime Stoppers