Citizen Reports Crime Stoppers Impersonator
Albuquerque, NM— Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers has been notified of a possible dangerous situation, and would like inform the public about the following report.
A citizen has reported to AMCS that an individual came to her family’s home, stating he represents Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers. It is believed this individual lied to the homeowner, possibly in an attempt to gain her trust and access to her home.
Board members representing Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers will never go door to door to individual homes. We urge anyone who has concerns about a stranger at their door to call law enforcement immediately.
A 501© (3) organization, AMCS is a community program that relies on anonymous tips to solve crimes and to locate fugitives from justice. We operate completely on donations from our community supporters. Our Albuquerque based branch was first created in 1976—the first Crime Stoppers EVER. The program has since grown to include Crime Stoppers organizations around the globe. Visit our website for more additional information regarding our organization. http://www.crimestoppersnm.com/
Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers has been responsible for 7,300 arrests! This includes 2,000 fugitives taken off our streets.
The official web site of the Original Crime Stoppers
Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers is a community program that relies on anonymous tips to solve crimes and to locate fugitives from justice. Without anonymity of callers, the program cannot be effective.
Crime Stoppers pays rewards only for anonymous tips. Tipsters who identify themselves are not eligible for a reward.
Crime Stoppers has sole discretion to decide the amount of any reward to be paid, from zero to $1,000, but no reward will be more than $1,000.
Crime Stoppers will pay rewards only for tips given directly to it. Any tip given to another source, such as law enforcement, will not be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward.
Crime Stoppers does not pay rewards to any person who has a legal duty to assist in the arrest of suspects and fugitives.