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This week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody presented a “Back the Blue Award" to the Florida Association of Crime Stoppers for its role in helping Florida’s **TIPS tip line expand to nationwide use. In October...
In recognition of National Crime Prevention Month, this week state Attorney General Ashley Moody encouraged Floridians to take precautions to avoid becoming a victim of crime. For the past 50 years, Florida has continued to...
Moody urged Floridians to take steps to increase personal safety as a way to help law enforcement.
On Wednesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a near-doubling of award money for anonymous tips in murder cases that lead to an arrest.
Moody also reminded individuals about the new statewide tip number that recently launched to help Floridians report crimes anonymously.
Currently, each of Florida’s 27 regional Crime Stoppers uses separate, local phone numbers. Now, with this change, dialing **TIPS from any cellphone will automatically route the caller to the Crime Stoppers office in the region where the call is generated. This is the first statewide cellular Crime Stoppers tip number of its kind in the nation.