744 Calls to Crime-Stoppers in February

In February 2010, the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) police officials received 744 calls to „Crime-Stoppers“ hotline, out of which 150 were assessed as serious.

In the aforementioned time period, 74 useful information on committed or planned criminal offences were submitted, based on which the same number of reports was made.

The majority of information was in relation to criminal offences of corruption and abuse of official position (13), unauthorised possession of weapons or explosive substances (12), and unauthorised production and sale of narcotic drugs (9).

Out of the total number of useful information, 66 of them along with the reports were forwarded for further processing to competent B&H police authorities and eight information were related to criminal offences from the SIPA competence.

Within the reporting period, 116 pieces of feedback were received from the competent authorities, based on which it was determined that 3 reports on committed criminal offences and perpetrators were forwarded to the competent Prosecutor's Offices, and 24 reports were submitted for evaluation.

SIPA's police officials gave 520 recommendations to the citizens who called 080 020 505 – „Crime Stoppers“ hotline.