New York State Crime Stoppers Holds Annual Training Luncheon
New York State Crime Stoppers held its annual training luncheon yesterday, September 25th at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Over one hundred police from local Hudson Valley Police agencies and from the New York State Police were in attendance. Colonel Patricia Groeber, Field Commander of the New York State Police was the featured speaker and was also recognized by NYS Crime Stoppers with an award. Colonel Groeber stated, “The New York State Police are proud to partner with Crime Stoppers. It is through our continued partnership that we are able to solve more crimes, hold more criminals accountable and send a united message that we will use all resources available to continue to work toward keeping our communities’ safe and crime free.”
Vincent D’Onofrio, famed film and television actor and a big supporter of NYS Crime Stoppers was also present and spoke before a room filled with police investigators and command rank law enforcement personnel.
NYS Crime Stoppers is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2004 as a resource for federal, state, county and local law enforcement throughout New York State. NYS Crime Stoppers offers rewards for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for particular felony crimes within the borders of New York State as well as rewards for people who provide anonymous tips regarding those selling heroin and other illegal drugs. NYS Crime Stoppers operates in cooperation with law enforcement, the media, the public and the business community statewide. Anonymity is the key to the program’s success. Cash rewards are provided as an incentive. Tips can be provided through the NYS Crime Stoppers hotline 1-866-313-TIPS and through the New York State Crime Stoppers Mobile App, which is a free download to those with and iPhone, Android and Blackberry smart phone.
Anyone who would like more information about New York State Crime Stoppers may go to our Web Site at https://nyscrimestoppers.org/ or find us on Facebook or Twitter.