CrimeStoppers proves invaluable for Qld Police Service

PHONE tip-offs to CrimeStoppers have resulted in police apprehending 22,558 people on 59,700 charges since it began in 1989.

The Queensland Police Service annual report, tabled in Queensland Parliament on Wednesday, reveals 154,000 pieces of information collected from members of the public have helped solve numerous crimes.

CrimeStopper callers solved 21 murders and 20 attempted murders.

They have helped police confiscate more than $593 million worth of drugs and seize $3.2 million in proceeds of crime.

The tip-offs have also resulted in police recovering more than $10 million worth of stolen property.

Topics:  crime crimestoppers queensland parliament queensland police service report

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