fbpx

CALL 713.222.TIPS (8477)

IMG 6056 scaled e1610578301552 Houston Crime Stoppers Crime Stoppers’ Victim Advocacy Program

My mantra has always been crime victims are the only unwilling participants in the criminal justice system. Everyone else chooses their roles: from law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, parole, probation and most of all the defendants. From my perspective, the very least government can do is to ensure victims rights are protected and that rebuilding their […]

Posted by Andy Kahan, Crime Stoppers Director of Victim Services & Advocacy on

Houston Crime Stoppers How to respond in an Active Shooter event.

Offering active shooter training to the community has been a priority for Crime Stoppers for many years. We are proud to have partnered with organizations over the years such as Houston Police Department to offer this valuable education to all. “Active Shooters, yet another threat to our families and ourselves.” Twenty twenty has been a […]

Posted by on

studentathome scaled e1597761561775 Houston Crime Stoppers Back to School Safety 2020

At Crime Stoppers we know that the 2020-2021 school year will look like no year before. With all the unknowns, uncertainties, and anxiety that may arise from having to make tough and ever-changing decisions, we encourage you now more than ever to lean on community resources.  At Crime Stoppers, our mission has been during the […]

Posted by on

Fireworks 2 e1596659224288 Houston Crime Stoppers The Houston Fire Department Encourages Fourth of July Firework Safety

The Houston Fire Department would like to remind citizens of potential risks associated with the personal use of fireworks- including devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even deaths. Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using fireworks. Emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks related injuries; half of […]

Posted by on

Crime Stoppers of Houston’s Response to the Death of George Floyd

As Crime Stoppers stands as the leading public safety organization, bridging the gap between law enforcement and the community, we have spent a great deal of time processing the events that unfolded following the horrific killing of George Floyd. We all agree that the murder of George Floyd, and countless others, were tragic yet utterly […]

Posted by on

pexels photo 61129 scaled e1590779207331 Houston Crime Stoppers With COVID 19 in the Air, Drownings may Increase

Written by Dr. Tom and Rachel Griffiths www.aquaticsafetygroup.com Many parents probably believe with COVID 19 among us and many municipal swimming pools in the country either opening late or not at all this summer, there will be a decrease in drowning deaths this year.  However, Water Safety Professionals around the country have a much different […]

Posted by on

Houston Crime Stoppers Crime Stoppers Victim Advocacy

Victim Advocates are trained to support victims of all crime, especially violent crime. They offer emotional support, victims’ rights information, help in finding local resources and a myriad of other responsibilities. Advocates need to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people of different types of education and background. Most of […]

Posted by on

elderlymanwithmask2 2 scaled e1587154954429 Houston Crime Stoppers Caring for Senior Adults Amidst COVID-19

It goes without saying that this time of uncertainty is scary for all of us. There seems to be a never-ending flood of news about COVID-19, and recommendations for how we should live our lives seem to change daily. As everchanging news overtakes our devices, one piece of messaging remains consistent—The elderly is at an […]

Posted by on

identity theft photo How to help protect yourself from phishing

Keeping your financial accounts and information safe is critically important to us. That’s why we’re proactively advancing our security and continually investing in account safety measures, such as strong encryption software and ongoing monitoring of suspicious activity. We also want to help you avoid fraudulent schemes. Email and text message scams, known as phishing, can […]

Posted by on