Cary Crime Stoppers

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What is Cary Crime Stoppers?

Cary Crime Stoppers is a community program in which members of the community, the media, businesses, and Cary Police work together to solve crimes. The program is managed by a civilian (non-police) volunteer board of directors and members who take responsibility for fundraising and providing treasury funds for crime tips. By partnering with Cary Police Department, Cary Crime Stoppers helps solve crimes by offering reward incentives for crime tip information to anonymous tipsters. Cary Crime Stoppers was formed in 1992 by the Cary Chamber of Commerce under the original name of Crime Stoppers of Cary, Inc. 

Citizens are encouraged to provide information regarding crimes in Cary to the Cary Crime Stoppers tip line at (919) 460-4636. If the information leads to the arrest and/or indictment of the criminal(s), a reward may be available, up to $1,500 for certain crimes.

  • When you call Crime Stoppers to report information about a crime, you do not have to give your name or phone number and you do not have to appear in court.
  • Cary Crime Stoppers does not utilize caller ID on the tip line. You remain anonymous!
  • Tipsters are given a confidential ID to utilize when calling Cary Crime Stoppers to inquire about tips you have submitted.

There are over 1,700 Crime Stoppers programs in the U. S.  In North Carolina, Crime Stoppers programs exist in over 70 cities and towns.

Is Cary Crime Stoppers successful?

Yes. Since its inception in Cary, there have been well over 100 cases solved and $35,000 or more paid out in reward monies for tips submitted to Cary Crime Stoppers. Tips have led to the solving of Cary Police Department cases to include recovery of property, illegal drugs, money, and weapons. 

Does Cary crime Stoppers use caller ID or any other method of tracing telephone calls?

No, Cary Crime Stoppers program does not use caller ID or trace phone calls.

How do I contact Cary Crime Stoppers?

Cary Crime Stoppers tip line number is (919) 460-4636.

How can I help to support Cary Crime Stoppers?

Cary Crime Stoppers, a non-profit, non-governmental, IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization, relies on donations from business and community groups as well as individual citizens in order to pay cash rewards to tipsters.

To help support Cary Crime Stoppers, please mail your tax-deductible donation to P.O. Box 1922, Cary, NC 27512.