Working together with law enforcement and our community to apprehend wanted criminals and solve high-priority crimes. Citizens are encouraged to anonymously report a tip. All information provided to Crime Stoppers WNY remains confidential and monetary rewards are issued for information that leads to an arrest.

Apprehending Wanted Criminals and Solving Felony Crimes

Crime Stoppers WNY is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) public service organization that assists law enforcement agencies throughout Western New York, serving Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Established in the Buffalo area in 1989, Crime Stoppers aids law enforcement in their efforts to apprehend wanted criminals and obtain information to solve crimes. Crime Stoppers WNY pays reward money for confidential information that leads to an arrest. As all tips remain anonymous, citizens are encouraged to come forward with information regarding wanted persons, unsolved homicides, narcotics trafficking, illegal guns and other felonious crimes.

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The Help Stop The Violence initiative aims to increase crime solving rates by encouraging community involvement through online tips. Generous donations allow Crime Stoppers WNY to anonymously reward vigilant citizens for information that lead to arrests. Together as a community, we hope to create a safer neighborhoods for all.


Information and inquiries submitted in this form will be sent to the Crime Stoppers WNY board of directors.

To anonymously provide confidential information regarding a wanted individual or another criminal matter, please visit the
"Submit a Tip" page, call 716-867-6161 or download the "Buffalo Tips" app on your mobile phone.



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