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By Near North Crime Stoppers
Jail-a-thon Suspects
Thursday May 4, 2017
Northgate Shopping Centre Centre Court
11:00AM - 4:00PM

  Jail-a-thon ‘Suspect’ Rap Sheet Form

Know someone (like your boss) who deserves to spend a little time
behind bars? Then sign them up for a little friendly incarceration at Near North Crime Stoppers Celebrity Jailathon.
Throughout the day on May 4th, area residents will appear before the Jail-a-thon ‘Judge’ to face charges on some lame ‘laws’. They’ll be ‘sentenced’ and ‘fined’. To get sprung from ‘jail’ ‘convicts’ must drum up the required bail... read more

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Community-minded citizen, Arthur Appleton, has retired from Near North Crime Stoppers (NNCS) after an unprecedented 28 years service to the board. Art began his tenure as a founding member of NNCS in June of 1988. Since that time, Art has been an integral part of the promotion and expansion of this very successful program. He served as Board Chairperson and Chair of the Membership / Orientation committee. He was also a member of several fundraising and administrative committees within NNCS. He proudly represented Crime Stoppers at various promotional events and participated in countless fundraisers. His historical knowledge of the Crime Stoppers program has been invaluable to both board members and police coordinators alike. He attended numerous provincial Crime Stoppers Training Conferences. Near North Crime Stoppers has reached the status it currently enjoys in part due to Art’s tireless effort and commitment. The entire board and police coordinators wish him well in his future endeavours. Thank you Art!!

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"The creation of Crime Stoppers ranks with some of the important innovations in crime fighting. It’s as important as fingerprinting, car-to-car radios and DNA testing." -- Richard Carte, Retired Judge

Thursday, September 8th is an important date to every local crime stoppers program across the country. It marks the 40th anniversary of the first Crime Stoppers case to be presented in the media.
The Crime Stoppers concept started in Albuquerque, New Mexico.   Someone robbed a Phillips 66 station in a well-traveled, well-lit area of town and shot a teen during the robbery. The incident took place on a Friday night. Police were left with no clues, even after weeks of investigation. No eye witnesses were able to give useful information.
Any time there is a crime committed, someone knows what happened. Sometimes they just don’t realize every detail they know until the incident is brought to mind. There were two... read more

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On August 26, 2016, Near North Crime Stoppers held its 20th annual fundraising golf tournament at Highview Golf Course raising over $8,000.00. This year’s winning foursome was Devin Brown, Perry Peters, Eric Cavanagh and Kirby Brooks. Near North Crime Stoppers would like to thank the numerous sponsors and players who participated in this year’s event. A special thank you to Bartlett’s Towing for their part in making the 20th annual tournament such a huge success!

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ChangeIt is a program sponsored by BMO (The Bank of Montreal)
Near North Crime Stoppers
is thrilled to be a charity partner of ChangeIt! Automatically round up your credit card purchases and donate to Near North Crime Stoppers using ChangeIt. Sign up with your existing BMO credit card today at

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