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What is Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers?
  • A not-for-profit community-based charity that brings together the cooperative efforts of the police, the media and the community in the fight against crime
     
  • Financed through personal, corporate & service club donations
     
  • Encourages the public to submit tips on crimes that have been committed, are being committed or are about to be committed
     
  • Pays up to $2000 per successful arrest
     
  • Will NOT ask for your name, phone number, address and will NOT ask you to appear in court

Latest News  From Waterloo Regional Police Services
Dec
07
Waterloo Regional Police Release Composite in Connection to Fatal Hit and Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services Division and Major Crime Unit are releasing a composite sketch of a person believed to be connected to a fatal hit and run that occurred November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m. on Cedar Street in Cambridge. Joseph Robert Paul Lalonde, 49, (known as Paul Lalonde) from Cambridge, was walking south bound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pick-up truck. [ more ]
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Dec
05
Regional Police increase awareness and enforcement of impaired driving
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is reminding community members to drive sober this holiday season and will be focusing on sending a message of awareness while increasing enforcement efforts this year. [ more ]
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Dec
01
Waterloo Regional Police Raise Awareness of Text With 9-1-1 Service
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is pleased to join other services from across Canada to raise awareness of the Text With 9-1-1 program. This service, launched last year, enhances personal safety and access to 9-1-1 for members of the deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and speech impaired community (DHHSI). [ more ]
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Nov
29
Waterloo Regional Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Hit and Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services Division and Major Crime Unit continue to investigate a fatal hit and run that occurred November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m. on Cedar Street in Cambridge. [ more ]
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Nov
25
Police and community partners aim to reduce impaired driving and raise awareness for road safety
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service along with MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) of Waterloo Region are partnering to raise awareness around impaired driving and to remind motorists to drive sober this holiday season and all year round. This weekend, the Waterloo Regional Police Service will participate in the launch of the local Red Ribbon Project, a campaign which distributes thousands of red ribbons across Waterloo Region as a tribute to the victims of impairment-related crashes and as a reminder to plan a safe way home.   [ more ]
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Nov
25
Waterloo Regional Police Initiate Social Media Campaign on Business Email Compromise Scam
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are warning businesses to be vigilant when responding to requests for money transfers after some local companies reported falling victim to a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. These scams are conducted by thieves who use sophisticated techniques to get business executives to wire money to overseas accounts. BEC Scam - How it Works: [ more ]
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Nov
18
Annual Stuff a Cruiser Campaign Gets Underway
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is gearing up for its annual Stuff a Cruiser campaign, which is set to kick off at locations throughout Waterloo Region next week. The Stuff a Cruiser event is a highly successful partnership initiative between the Waterloo Regional Police Service and the Knights of Columbus’ New Toys for Needy Kids campaign. [ more ]
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Nov
09
Sleep Tight 2016 Set to Kick Off with an Awareness Raising Pajama Party
 
On the heels of an overwhelming response to last year’s pajama drive, the Sleep Tight campaign is changing things up this year with a Pajama Party launch and an even keener focus on raising awareness about the issue of human trafficking. [ more ]
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News & Events  From Waterloo Crime Stoppers
Nov
28

 
Welcome to our Online Auction!

Welcome to the Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers Fundraiser Auction.

All proceeds from this auction will go directly to fund the Crime Stoppers program. As a non-profit organization, we do not receive any funding from the government or police department and rely on donations from the public to administer the program and pay Tipster’s rewards.

•A not-for-profit community-based charity that brings together the cooperative efforts of the police, the media and the community in the fight against crime

•Financed through personal, corporate & service club donations as well as fund raisers such as these.  Please help by clicking here for our on line auction.


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Sep
13
WRPS Need Your Help! Sex Offense in Cambridge
 
Incident #: WA16199147
Location: LANGS DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a 20 year old Cambridge woman was assaulted by an unknown male while walking on Langs Drive in Cambridge. The suspect approached her from behind and pulled her to the ground. The victim was able to get away from the suspect and witnesses in the area came to her assistance. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for minor physical injuries sustained to her face.
The suspect is described as a white male (possibly darker skin), partially bald/partially shaved head, round face, 55 – 5’10", muscular/stocky build, 32-36 years of age. He was wearing shorts and a blue sleeveless shirt. Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate this incident and are requesting the assistance from the public.
Call 1-800-222-TIPS anonymously if you have any information that will help identify the offender or if you saw or heard anything that may otherwise help.

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Jan
1
Crime Stoppers thanks all who participated in 2016 Annual Charity Golf Tournament
 
The Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers Program wishes to thank all the participants in their 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Fund Raiser in memory of Moe Norman, a great Canadian Golfer.
Pat Delay, the Board Chairperson, stated "that all the monies raised will not only go towards the reward payments to tipsters, but to administer the Crime Stopper Program as well.
Every 14 minutes of every day, somewhere in the world, a successful arrest is made due to a tipster’s information as well as 87% of tips results in a successful conviction.  We are the only charity that takes, bad people off the of street", Chairman Delay stated.
Our statistics shows the level of excellance the program has reached.

Again, a great big thank you to all that helped make the day a success.

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