Welcome to the January 2021 newsletter of the Multi-County Crime Stoppers (MCCS) serving the Texas counties of Montgomery, Liberty, and San Jacinto. MCCS is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization comprised of volunteers working together with law enforcement and the media towards common goals: solving crimes and getting criminals and fugitives off the streets.
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The MCCS Board conducted the January 2021 meeting via Zoom. Due to COVID-19 and continued efforts to adhere to social distancing, virtual meetings will be held until further notice. The Multi-County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month beginning at noon. In the coming months, the board anticipates that meetings will be both virtual and face-to-face.
The next MCCS Board Meeting will be via Zoom on February 16, 2021.
If you would like to participate in the virtual meeting CLICK HEREand complete the E-mail Submission Form. Your contact information is needed for the meeting coordinator to send you a Zoom meeting invitation.
Happy Crime Stoppers Awareness Month!
Every year, the month of January is dedicated to raising awareness of Crime Stoppers' successes and motivating more Texans to get involved. In the past year, Crime Stoppers programs across Texas have received over 82,000 anonymous tips leading to the arrest of over 3,800 suspects, $1.3 million in rewards paid, and $1.3 million worth of narcotics seized by law enforcement responding to tips.
Please share this proclamationand encourage all Texans to join in this effort and help create an even brighter future for our state!
Crime Stoppers of Houston & Texas Crime Stoppers Council invites you to attend the virtual training on February 22nd and 23rd!
The 2-day FREE Virtual Statewide Training will include:
Free LIVE webinar 2-day training
This training is Texas Crime Stoppers Council Certified and will count towards 10 hours of continuing certification requirements.
TCOLE credit will be offered
To receive credit from the Office of the Governor: The Texas Crime Stoppers at the Office of the Governor will offer continuing certification credit. Attendees must attend all ten (10) virtual presentations to receive credit for the two-day event.
The Request for Application (RFA) is posted online and is ready for you to review and start applying for the Crime Stoppers Assistance Fund.
The deadline is February 11th at 5:00 pm CST.
Projects must begin on or after 09/01/2021 and may not exceed a 12-month project period.
The minimum request is $2,500.
The maximum request is:
* Up to $10,000 for certified Crime Stoppers organizations.
* Up to $15,000 for certified Crime Stoppers organizations that support or seek to initiate both an adult (standard) crime stoppers tip line/program and a campus tip line/program.
* Crime Stoppers organizations preselected and approved by Texas Crime Stoppers to host either the annual Crime Stoppers conference or the annual Campus Crime Stoppers Conference may apply for up to $50,000 to fund reasonable and actual costs associated with hosting the conference.
Did you know...
2020 Texas Best Awards deadline is March 1, 2021!
The Texas Best Awards highlight Crime Stoppers organizations from around the state that stand out in various categories. The categories are divided into three segments; the first being productivity or community impact, the second being the individual excellence awards, and the third is the media award categories.
Certified Texas Crime Stoppers organizations in good standing are encouraged to participate in this year's award competition recognizing the extraordinary efforts, commitment, and dedication to their mission of solving and preventing crime in Texas from January 1 (of the previous calendar year) through December 31 (of the previous calendar year). To ensure "good standing," all organizations must have submitted all required reporting documents to be considered for an award.
Use one entry form per nomination and label each supporting item with the program name and competition category. All nominations must be made with the required attachments listed on the entry form.
Coordinator of the Year
Board Member of the Year
Productivity Awards & more.
Since its inception, Montgomery County Crime Stoppers has had the
CRIME STOPPERS will pay a MINIMUM $500 CASH REWARD for information leading to the arrest of any of our Weekly Featured Felons. You will remain anonymous. You must contact Crime Stoppers with information leading to the arrest of subjects before contacting Law Enforcement to be eligible for rewards.