The Minnesota Crime Stoppers web site is dedicated to solving cold cases in the state of Minnesota. As part of a 1,200 Crime Stoppers programs in communities around the world, this site is dedicated to provide information on cold cases. Investigators need to get tips from the public to help solve crimes including homicides, sexual assaults, drug trafficking operations and robberies.
This not for profit charity is managed by a volunteer board of directors who take responsibility in fundraising and paying rewards to individuals. All calls remain anonymous and with the tips and information that the public gives them helps to solve crime. Rewards for information and conviction may vary from $1,000 to $20,000 or more. Payment is made for tips that lead to the arrest and indictment of people charged with felony offenses. To date Crime Stoppers statistics show a conviction rate of 95 percent and have saved law enforcement agencies thousands of dollars in investigation time.
In addition, the Crime Stoppers International program has been responsible for recovering property and seizing drugs totaling more than $7 billion. Founded in 1976 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this program was developed to be an effective way to solve crimes with the primary objective of participation within the community, the media and law enforcement agencies.
Currently, the Minnesota Crime Stoppers site needs your help to solve a murder , receive information on a disappearance and identify remains of a white female.
Your tips to Crime Stoppers may not give police evidence to arrest an individual but helps investigators to get on the right track to solve crime and may even help to close a cold case.