Over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime passed to Crimestoppers across last six months

Independent charity Crimestoppers has received over 1,000 pieces of information on energy crime since launching its dedicated Stay Energy Safe service late last year. The service has seen the charity partner with the energy industry to host a ‘first of its kind’...
Posted On 16 May 2017

Huge illegal firearms seizure realised by joint NCA and National Counter-Terrorism Policing operation

Over 800 potentially lethal weapons have been seized and 282 suspects arrested during a month-long operation aimed at preventing criminals and terrorists from gaining access to illegal firearms. As part of an intensive initiative led by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Security Industry Authority warns of fake security companies asking for advanced fees

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is warning that there has been a recent increase in adverts for fictitious security companies who advertise security jobs, and then ask for training or licensing fees to be paid in advance. The fraudsters ask for payment to an anonymous money...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Crimestoppers and LINK renew crime-fighting partnership for ninth year in succession

Alongside LINK, the UK’s cash machine network, Crimestoppers has reaffirmed its commitment to combating physical attacks on ATMs and card fraud by renewing the two organisations’ dedicated crime-fighting partnership for a ninth straight year. The partnership began back in...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Crimestoppers tackling NHS fraud with launch of dedicated 24-hour reporting line

Crimestoppers has joined forces with NHS Protect – the national agency leading the NHS’ fight against crime – in launching a dedicated 24-hour reporting line designed to tackle fraud, bribery and corruption against the health service in England and Wales. With...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

National Crime Agency and National Counter-Terrorism Policing launch ‘Guns Off Our Streets’ campaign

The National Crime Agency and National Counter-Terrorism Policing have joined forces to appeal directly to members of the public for information preventing criminals and terrorists from gaining access to firearms and ammunition. The hard-hitting ‘Guns Off Our Streets’...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016

“Groundbreaking” new service launched by Crimestoppers in bid to reduce energy crime

In what is an unprecedented ‘first’ for Crimestoppers, the organisation has launched a dedicated service encouraging members of the public to report any suspected cases of energy-related crime. With 150,000 instances of energy theft investigated every year, the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016

Crimestoppers supports SelectaDNA in determined drive to reduce burglaries across UK

In order to help make communities across the UK that much safer, Crimestoppers – the independent crime-fighting charity – is now supporting the theft and burglary deterrent SelectaDNA. The solution is a trusted crime-fighting tool deployed by almost 90% of the...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Security business sector’s key players share knowledge and Best Practice advice at Total Security Summit

Designed to draw on the combined skills and expertise of the professional security community, the Total Security Summit has returned once again and is now bigger and better than ever. Taking place on 14 and 15 March at the Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted, the first o...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
Crimestoppers CEO Mark Hallas accepts the award from the PFNDF's Martin Plummer

Crimestoppers recognised at Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum Awards for “outstanding contribution to policing”

Independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers’ efforts have been recognised by the Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum, with the organisation winning an award for its “outstanding contribution to policing”. The Hopkin Award for Outstanding...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015