Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Golf Tournament Raises $136,600 for Organization – Elmore-Autauga News

For a video regarding the recent golf tournament, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64Zx6FMhBRY

BY DAVID HICKS

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR CENTRAL ALABAMA CRIMESTOPPERS

TOP PHOTO: Tony Garrett, Executive Director of CrimeStoppers, holds the check representing funds raised for his organization.

On Friday, October 14, 2022, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers held their annual golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones – Capitol Hill Golf Course, located in Prattville, Alabama. The annual tournament is a signature fundraising event for CrimeStoppers.

For those unfamiliar with the organization, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers’ goal is to build stronger relationships with local law enforcement, the media, and the citizens of Alabama in order to empower people to make their communities safer through anonymous crime reporting. Since 1997, CrimeStoppers has received over 13,483 anonymous tips from the public and has offered over $217,000 in cash rewards to anonymous tipsters. These tips have helped law enforcement and citizens file more than 9,337 criminal charges and put more than 2,840 criminals behind bars.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Executive Director Tony Garrett and his staff are humbled and grateful to the corporate and community tournament sponsors for their continued support. Supporters helped raise $136,600.00 for the 2022 CrimeStoppers Golf Tournament.

Funds raised will support our existing web and telephone crime reporting system, our P3 tip management system for law enforcement, our expansion into new communities, our rewards program and our employee training programs. school resource officers and law enforcement. The funding will also help implement new initiatives with our partner, the Council on Substance Abuse, offered to our schools and community. The funds will also help with the training and outreach that will be provided for our new partnership with the Alabama Coalition Against Rape.

Great weather and high turnout combined recently for the Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Golf Tournament held in Prattville.

Fundraising and ongoing community support keeps Central Alabama CrimeStoppers one of the top Crime Stopper programs in the nation. We would like to thank law enforcement and our media partners for placing your trust in us as we assist in locating missing persons, solving crimes and catching fugitives as we work together to make our safer communities. A special “thank you” to citizens who spoke up and were empowered to say something after witnessing a crime or seeing a CrimeStoppers segment.

Visit our website at www.215STOP.com to contact CrimeStoppers directly for information on how to be a business sponsor or donate as a citizen.

If you would like to support CrimeStoppers, write a check and send your donation to:

Central Alabama Crime Stoppers

501 Cloverdale Road, Suite 201

Montgomery, AL 36106-1878

To donate online, tap the Donate button on the Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Facebook page or website at WWW.215STOP.COM

Aubrey L. Morgan