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Raise the flag for Crime Stoppers

Town of BWG proclaims January as Crime Stoppers Month

The Town of BWG invites everyone to join us for a flag raising in honour of Crime Stoppers Month on Thursday, January 10 at 1:00 p.m. All flag raisings are held in front of the BWG Courthouse at 57 Holland St. E unless advertised otherwise.

Proclamation: CRIME STOPPERS MONTH - January 2019

WHEREAS:     Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka was established on January 12, 1987 and became incorporated as a non-profit charitable organization on February 11, 1987. The program is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors, who oversees all phases of the program; and

WHEREAS:      Crime Stoppers is not a Police program. The program is operated solely with monies generously donated from the private sector, businesses or raised through fundraising efforts of the volunteer Board of Directors and committee volunteers; and

WHEREAS: Crime Stoppers is a program that benefits everyone in the community and in 2005 Crime Stoppers International was recognized by the United Nations as a global force in the fight against crime and terrorism; and

WHEREAS:      Crime Stoppers mandate is to assist the Police in solving crimes thereby making our communities and schools safer. Through the media, the public is encouraged to call a province wide toll free number with any information about a crime that has occurred or is about to occur. If the information provided solves or prevents a crime, the anonymous caller is eligible for a cash reward.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That His Worship Mayor Rob Keffer and Members of Council proclaim January 2019 as CRIME STOPPERS MONTH in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.