You Won’t Believe How Many Criminals Amarillo Crime Stoppers Has Arrested In the Past 38 Years
Amarillo Crime Stoppers is in its 38th year of catching Amarillo’s most wanted in Potter, Randall, and Carson counties and beyond! In the past 38 years, Amarillo Crime Stoppers has done incredible things. Check out these statistics:
- Received 18,767 tips
- Arrested 4,293 suspects
- Cleared 4,572 unsolved cases
- Laid 479 new cases
- Captured 1,131 fugitives
- Recovered $2,858,298 in property
- $246,144 in cash
- Removed $1,326,962 in drugs off of our streets
We have also paid out 2,065 rewards to the tune of $462,122 to deserving tipsters.
Did you know that Amarillo Crime Stoppers is not tax funded? It is a small business relying on Probation Fees, donations and fundraisers as well as small state grants.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers has an annual budget of around $50,000 and has ZERO paid employees. Just a group of people that wants to keep the streets of the panhandle clear of criminals.
If you want to help, come out to their annual Car Show Saturday, September 3rd in the Civic Center. Cars from as far away as Arizona and San Antonio will be there. There will be a raffle for prizes. Tickets are only $10.
Help out a great organization!