The common thread that ties all of us to human trafficking are the stories of people exploited by others without regard for their inherent humanity. When I started working for United Against Human Trafficking these stories sounded like fiction, as if this reality was too stark and painful to comprehend. Sadly, these stories are far too common and entirely nonfiction. The natura
Did you know that according to the National Education Association, on any given day, nearly 160,000 children in the U.S. miss school due to a fear of being bullied? We at Crime Stoppers take bullying prevention serious and focused November’s outreach efforts to increase awareness and educate Houston’s community at large about bullying.In partnership with Nan & Company Prop
Our latest NEWS! BIG, BIG NEWS! October was an exciting month for us as we celebrated our 35th anniversary andunveiled our plans for Houston’s First Public Safety and Crime Prevention Block, a mission-driven monument to crime prevention and a highly efficient, secure hub for our centralized operations, staff, volunteers, victims, law enforcement and media teams. At our 2015 Ga
The new Crime Stoppers of Houston Headquarters Building will be named after our dear friend and Houston media icon Dave Ward, ABC-13.We are excited to announce that the 2015 Gala, which serves as our largest fundraiser, welcomed more than 560 guests and raised over $510,000 for the Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line and crime prevention programs, which empower, educate, and engage the co
A local domestic violence survivor rounds up all her courage and talks about her life in hell. Survivor: I moved to Houston to take a new job. It was a tough transition for me and my kids, but we did it together and we were all very happy. After a while I decided to date again and met my future husband. We really clicked, he was charming, funny and so easy to get along with.
Crime Stoppers recognizes the devastating consequences of Domestic Violence and spoke to Access Houston on 97.9 The Box and BOOM 92 about domestic violence prevention and tips everyone should consider (Aired Sunday, Oct 25, 1015). Click below to listen to the interview.
During the month of September, we put extra focus on raising awareness about animal cruelty. Through various media channels and numerous events we diligently reached out to the community at large to educate about that serious topic. Beyond emphasizing how to keep our four legged friends safe we didn’t miss any opportunity to engage Houstonians on the importance of school safety
At Crime Stoppers, we understand that your safety matters at all times of the year, including the summer time! June and July were busy months with a special focus on Summer Safety. Through speaking engagements and fairs, as well as through our website and social media, we educated the community on important safety tips related to heat safety, water safety, travel and home safe
What is the first thing you remember as a child? How old were you? I was one week shy of my third birthday and I was visiting my mom and new baby brother in the hospital. The next memory was when my little brother was an infant and crying. My father picked my brother up and lifted him with his back toward the ceiling of our living room and began roughly rubbing his back o
I lived in fear 24/7 for my children and myself, near the end it was anyone that was close to me, and those fears controlled my thoughts and my behavior. Then I stopped the madness and left. Brave words I know however, for those that are dominated by domestic violence that is a very scary decision. What I did not realize was I now had to learn how to live without fear guiding