Who We Are:
Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. is a non- profit 501c3 entity and is an independently operated affiliate of Crime Stoppers USA. Our office is locally operated and focuses our efforts on fighting crime and raising community awareness for Tangipahoa area residents, communities and schools.
To develop Crime Stoppers as an effective crime-solving organization throughout Tangipahoa Parish, the State of Louisiana, the United States of America, and the world, with the primary objective of the tri-partite organization (Community, Media and Law Enforcement) being “Working Together to Solve Crime”.
To create a safe, secure world, through justice, for our children and children’s children.
What is Crime Stoppers?
Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone furnishing anonymous information that leads to the arrest of criminals, including those committing serious felony crimes, and fugitives. Information is received through anonymous Crime Stoppers tips that are received through a secure tips line or through a secure web connection manned by a professional program coordinator. Each caller is assigned a code number for the purpose of insuring anonymity.
Why Do We Need Crime Stoppers?
Crime Stoppers is based on the principal that “Someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime” and was created to combat the three major problems faced by law enforcement in generating that information: