It is a profound honour and privilege to extend my sincerest thanks for the support shown to Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers again this year. Our private, corporate, police and media partners support is without doubt a big reason for our many successes. But a special thank you has to go to our tireless volunteers who continue to promote Crime Stoppers as an alternative of reporting criminal activity.
Who would have thought that after twenty nine years of operation Crime Stoppers tipsters would have solved 5,713 cases and more than $5 million of stolen property returned to the rightful owners. And even more impressive is that our tipsters have helped police seize more than $12 million in illegal drugs.
We are still seeking out new initiatives that would see us develop our existing partnerships in areas of cross boarding smuggling, human trafficking and/all serious crimes that affect every citizen of this province. In the near future look for Crime Stoppers to expand our focus and efforts concerning crimes perpetrated against our youth and our seniors.
Part of our “Mission Statement” is “ To make Nova Scotia a safer place to live, conduct business and raise our children. It’s not about WHAT we do or HOW we do it, It’s WHY we do it. I assure you that the dedicated partners of Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers Association will never lose sight of that.
With kindest regards I remain,
John O’Reilly, President
Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers Association