Denton County Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.
Denton County Crime Stoppers provides a telephone number (1-800-388-TIPS (8477) and Web Tips(www.dentocountycrimestoppers.com) to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime.
The mission of Denton County Crime Stoppers is a three tier approach. The first is to build partnerships with the public, local and state law enforcement agencies, and the media. Secondly, Crimes Stoppers provides the community with a venue to report crime and stay anonymous. Lastly, Denton County Crime Stoppers program contributes to a improved quality of life by reducing crime and ensuring a safer place to live and conduct business.
Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward if the information given leads to an arrest or grand jury indictment of an offender.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REWARD, THE CRIME MUST HAVE OCCURRED IN DENTON COUNTY OR THE ARREST WARRANT MUST HAVE ORIGINATED FROM DENTON COUNTY.
The following persons are not eligible for a reward:
1. Commissioned law enforcement officers and/or members of their immediate family;
2. The crime’s perpetrator or co-perpetrator;
3. The victim and/or his immediate family;
4. The fugitive;
5. Board members, and
6. Crime Stoppers staff.
7. Bail Bond Personnel.
If you are a victim of a crime, DO NOT file a complaint with us through this web site.
CONTACT your local law enforcement agency instead.