Stephenson County Crime Stop proudly serves all of Stephenson County to include the cities/villages of; Lena, Pearl City, Winslow, Orangeville, Cedarville, Dakota, Ridott, Rock City, Davis, and German Valley. Stephenson County Crime Stop is the oldest Crime Stop organization in the State of Illinois. We have been in existence since 1981.
Stephenson County Crime Stop encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.
Crime Stop provides a telephone number and Web Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime. Crime Stop tipsters remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000!
Stephenson County Crime Stop is comprised of an all-volunteer board, and a member of both the Illinois State Crime Stoppers Association and Crime Stoppers USA. Additionally, two of Stephenson County Crime Stop's directing board members have become board members for the Illinois State Crime Stoppers Association.
Stephenson County Crime Stop is completely funded by tax deductible local donations in order to operate the administration of the program. If you would like to support Stephenson County Crime Stop through a tax-exempt donation you can do so by mail to: Stephenson County Crime Stop, P.O. Box 786, Freeport, IL 61032.