Welcome to Pike County, Illinois Crimestoppers!
Crime Stoppers of Pike Co. is pleased to announce the winners of $1,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year.
Bradyn Cox, Pittsfield High School and Skyler Lambeth, Griggsville/Perry High School have met academic and residence requirements for these scholarships which are granted for the purpose of assisting students with costs of tuition, books, fees and approved housing. The scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors who plan to pursue careers in criminal justice or law enforcement.
web posted 06/05/12
Note to the Public:
The Pike County Crime Stoppers would like to extend an invitation to citizens of Pike County to become an active member of our organization. Regular monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. All meetings are held at the Pike County Sheriff’s Department conference room in Pittsfield. If Crime Stoppers sounds like an activity you would be interested in participating in please attend the next meeting. Crime Stoppers would like to have every community in our county represented with people willing to share their time in making all communities safer for everyone. If you need directions to the Sheriff’s Department or want to report information about any crime in Pike County IL, call 217-285-5011. As always all calls are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on information you provide, you will be eligible for a cash reward.
web posted 08/08/11
"Crime Stoppers is a not-for-profit, anti-crime program designed to provide citizens a means to anonymously report criminal activity to the police. Crime Stoppers works because of three elements which are essential to the success of the program: Law Enforcement, the Media and Citizens. The citizens who make up the Board of Directors are primarily responsible for seeing that the program runs properly and that the public understands all of its basic principles. The Board raises funds for rewards and some modest administrative expense, determines the amount of reward to be paid, and makes the payment through one of its members. Members maintain good relations with law enforcement personnel, with the media, and they resolve problems which may arise from time to time. Each county organization is responsible for raising their own funds." State of Illinois Crimestoppers Board.
Pike County Crimestoppers is a group of citizens concerned about the well being of our fellow Pike Countians. We are a non profit group dedicated to that apprehension of criminals within our county.
All payouts for Crime Stopper tips resulting in an arrest are presented to the board members during regular business meetings. After hearing information about individual tips, payout amounts are authorized by the board members. The board is comprised of citizens of Pike County. If you have ever thought about becoming a member of Crime Stoppers, meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, excluding January, at 7:00 PM. Citizens are welcome to attend meetings and become members of Crime Stoppers. Questions about becoming a member can be directed to current board members or you can call Crime Stoppers at 217-285-1500 and someone will get back in touch with you.
Pike County Crimestoppers like to take this opportunity to remind you of a few small steps you can take to help yourself from becoming a crime victim. Lock all doors and windows in your house. While making plans to leave for an extended time, remember to arrange for someone to watch over your house while you are away. Remember to also remove keys and lock the doors on your vehicle while unattended, even while parked in your driveway. If you have any information on any crime in Pike County, you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 217-285-1500. If your tip is used in making an arrest, you will be eligible for a cash reward.
The Pike County Crime Stoppers would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 2011. Crime Stopper Tips received during 2010 have assisted in recovering over $16,000.00 in property with over $2,800.00 paid out for tips resulting in arrests. If you have information on any crimes taking place in Pike County IL, you are urged to call Pike County Crime Stoppers at 217-285-1500. All tips are anonymous. You will never be asked to identify yourself or give any personal information about yourself. If you call in a tip, you will be given a tip number. You must retain the tip number for any future contacts regarding your Crime Stopper tip. If your tip results in an arrest and a payout is awarded, you must call Crime Stoppers with your assigned tip number to receive instructions on how to collect your reward.
Deputy Daniel Brennecke #107
Pike County Sheriff’s Department
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