Crimestoppers is an independent charity helping to find
criminals and solve crimes.
It gives you the chance to give information anonymously either by
phone or online.
Crimestoppers isn’t the police. You won’t have
to give your name, your call won’t be traced or recorded, you won’t
have to make a statement and you’ll never have to go to court, but
the simple piece of information you give could help police make an
The police can’t always solve crime on their own – they need to be
pointed in the right direction by local people. Information you
give Crimestoppers will be passed on to the police but at no time
will your personal details be asked for.
Crimestoppers want to know what you know NOT
who you are.
Crimestoppers has never broken its guarantee of anonymity. No
one will ever have to know you called.
If the information you supply leads to an arrest and
charge, you could get a cash reward of up to £1,000.
How do I contact Crimestoppers?
You can share information with Crimestoppers in two ways: by
calling 0800 555 111 any time of day or night, or
by filling in a secure ‘giving
information’ form on the Crimestoppers website.
The form is completely secure. It’s designed to ensure your
anonymity and means you can pass on vital information from home by
answering a few simple questions.
Though Crimestoppers works closely with Essex Police and other
law enforcement agencies, it is independent and not attached to any
What happens when I call Crimestoppers?
When you call Crimestoppers you’ll speak to a specially trained
person. They’ll take the information you give them, make sure it
doesn’t contain anything that could identify you and pass it on to
the police.At no time will your personal details be asked