JEFFERSON CITY AREA CRIMESTOPPERS
Crime Stoppers began in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September 1976. It is a partnership of the community, the media and law enforcement designed to combat crime and keep our streets safe. In April of 1989, the Jefferson City Area Crime Stoppers Program was established in the Jefferson City/Cole County Missouri area, and has been instrumental in criminal investigation efforts.
Today there are about 1,200 Crime Stoppers programs in communities around the world that take tips to assist investigators solve crimes including homicides, sexual assaults, drug trafficking operations and robberies. Programs have also received information which have prevented school shootings and criminal acts by terrorist organizations.