Do you know someone actively involved in an ongoing activity or program that helped solve a case or is helping to stop crime in Champaign County? Then nominate that person for the Dave Benton Crime Fighter Award.
Anonymous crime reporting
at your fingertips.
Download the P3 Tips app for iOS or Android and quickly and discretely submit tips from your smartphone. The app is free and the technology scrubs all personally identifying information to guarantee your anonymity.
YOU can help the police solve crime and get criminals off the streets.
REMAIN ANONYMOUS. RECEIVE CA$H REWARDS.
Champaign County Crime Stoppers encourages the public to assist local law enforcement in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.
Champaign County Crime Stoppers provides three main ways for tipsters to anonymously give helpful information to local law enforcement. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1000 cash reward.
To be eligible, and to protect the tipster's anonymity, tips MUST be submitted via one of these ways (tips received via email, social media, reported directly to police, etc., will NOT be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers. Acceptable ways to submit an anonymous tip:
- Call our call center at 217-373-TIPS. This professional call center is located in Canada and specially trained to take your crime tips. They will be relayed to local law enforcement for investigation.
- Submit a web tip on this webpage (click Give a Tip icon at top left of this page. Complete the form and send it in. The form is reviewed by our Canadian call center for immediacy then relayed to local law enforcement for investigation.
- Submit a tip using our free P3 Tips app, available in the iTunes and Google Play app stores.Tips submitted by the mobile app are immediately reviewed by our Canadian call center then relayed to local law enforcement for investigation.
When you contact Crime Stoppers, you are not contacting law enforcement. We do not record phone calls or using any tracking schemes. Sophisticated technology is employed to ensure your identity will never be known to anyone.
With the public's help, local law enforcement can get the criminals off the streets and make our community a safer place to live.
You will remain completely ANONYMOUS and neither Crime Stoppers nor the police will ever know your identity. We don't want your name, just any information to help solve local crimes and put criminals behind bars.
Champaign County Crime Stoppers relies on a community volunteer board of directors and tax deductible contributions from the public in order to operate the program.