Crime Stoppers of Minnesota
Three ways to provide your anonymous information:
24/7 Call Center
- 800-222-TIPS (8744)
Crime Stoppers of Minnesota accepts tips from smartphone apps (both Android and IPhone). Search at the Play Store or App Store for Crime Stoppers app. select P3 Tips Anderson Software and install. Create your personal passcode. Select the location and input your information.
Meeker County is a Crime Watch Community
Meeker County has a crime prevention officer that works with the public in assisting residents in helping them protect themselves from being a victim of crime. This includes things such as speaking to groups about personal and property safety, maintaining the Operation ID program, helping set up Neighborhood Watch Programs, and organizing distribution of Crime Prevention Cards for the youth.
Neighborhood Watch Program
The Neighborhood Watch Program is where neighbors work together to prevent crimes and to solve them if they happen. It works through neighbors knowing each other and watching out for each other. By watching and by reporting suspicious incidents to the Sheriff's Office, it helps to make the neighborhood a safer place to live. It also provides a structure for education and action on crime and public safety concerns, and for neighborhood social activities.
Crime Prevention Cards
Crime Prevention Cards are cards that feature eight Minnesota Twins players and a McGruff card in the spring and eight Minnesota Wild players along with a card of McGruff in the fall. Each card provides safety or crime prevention information for the youth. These cards are distributed to each deputy and available to be handed out to the youth to build positive relationships with them and the deputies and to teach them safety.
Operation Identification has 2 parts:
- Mark all your easily stolen valuables so that they can be identified as yours
- Display a sticker, which tells burglars that you have done so.