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April 2017 Schools Newsletter

Posted April 4 2017 in

In this newsletter, you can read about a free Civics & Citizenship teacher resource, the new Crime Stoppers WA video, the 2016 Graffiti Action Challenge prize-winning website and the powerful contribution being made by the WA public to make their communities safer. Read this newsletter

Increase in contacts a credit to WA community

Posted March 30 2017 in , ,

A big response from the WA community has resulted in record numbers of reports being received at Crime Stoppers WA in 2016 and January 2017. In 2016, over 53,300 contacts (calls and online reports) were received 1/3 of all these contacts were made through the mobile-responsive, online report form available on the…

Get the bigger picture

Posted March 30 2017 in

I would like to draw your attention to the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program March 2017 Report 1. This report constitutes a baseline assessment of national drug consumption. It contains data on usage patterns across states, territories and the nation; provides data on capital city and regional drug use including tobacco and…

‘It’s Gold’ – The Value of Crime Stoppers

Posted March 30 2017 in

After three months in my new role, I would like to thank you all for making me very welcome and also thank Kim Harrison, the outgoing CEO, for leaving me such a strong platform from which I can progress. Having made contact with many of our stakeholders and supporters, I am now…

No crime is committed in secret

Posted February 9 2017 in ,

Opinion piece featured in The West Australian 09 Feb 2017   Why do the nine principles of policing, developed over one hundred and eighty years ago by Sir Robert Peel, have as much significance today as they did back in 1829? Sir Robert Peel, founder of the London Metropolitan Police, set out…

New CEO at Crime Stoppers WA

Posted January 23 2017 in

Nick Stagg, Partner at Lavan Legal and Chairman of Crime Stoppers WA is delighted to welcome Vince Hughes as the Crime Stoppers WA new Chief Executive Officer. Vince has broad experience that positions him well for this role including senior public sector roles at the Public Sector Commission, WA Police, Corruption and…

Prize winning ‘Graffiti Helpsite’

Posted December 15 2016 in , ,

The winner of the 2016 Crime Stoppers WA Graffiti Action Challenge was awarded a $600 cash prize, which was presented by Crime Stoppers WA CEO Kim Harrison at a school assembly. Zoe Savidis tackled the problem of graffiti at its source. She created a website called “Graffiti Helpsite” which allowed graffiti vandals…

International website winner

Posted December 12 2016 in

Crime Stoppers WA has been awarded the 2015 Best Website by Crime Stoppers International for member regions with a population of 1-3 million. The new Crime Stoppers WA (CSWA) website went live on 21 July 2015, with a vastly improved format and technical capability. Statistics show the new website has clearly improved…

National Bike Register to combat bicycle theft

Posted October 19 2016 in

Crime Stoppers Australia and Data Dot Technology (ASX: DDT) have announced the creation of a FREE National Bike Register to combat the growing trend of bicycle theft across the country. A huge increase in the sale of bicycles (market growth of an average of 20% per annum) and the influx of high-end…

Reports from the public reach record numbers

Posted September 14 2016 in , ,

Record numbers of WA residents are contacting Crime Stoppers to report their crime concerns. More than 150 people per day on average made reports in August. For the first time, over 5,000 contacts were received in a month, comprising 3,420 answered phone calls and 1,588 ‘contacts other than calls’ in August. Online…

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