It was incorporated with the state of Illinois in 1994. The corporation is governed by a board of directors consisting of community volunteers that donate their time and talent.
Crime Stoppers has been funded entirely with proceeds from fund raisers, donations from citizens and civic organizations. In recent years, the greater portion of funds has been received from the Boone County Circuit Clerk.
Your donation of time, talent or cash is appreciated. If you are interested in volunteering, please call or e-mail us. Your monetary contribution to Crime Stoppers is tax deductible. You can mail a check to: Crime Stoppers, 615 N. Main St. Belvidere, IL 61008.
Your dollars will be used:
In addition to the reward program, we offer a scholarship program to local high school students and an impact grant program to local law enforcement agencies and schools. These entities can apply for grants that will help them benefit and improve their current operations.
To promote community welfare and lessen the burdens of local and area governments by assisting law enforcement agencies in the prevention of crime and the apprehension and conviction of criminals through making funds available for use in offering rewards.