Crime-Stoppers in August: 382 Calls and 81 Useful Information Received

In August 2014, the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) police officials registered 382 calls to the Crime-Stoppers hotline.

In this period, citizens submitted 81 useful information about planned or committed criminal offences and their perpetrators, based on which the same number of reports was made.

The majority of information referred to the criminal offences of abuse of office or authority (21) and illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs (10).
Out of the total number of information received, 81 of them, along with the reports, were forwarded for further processing to competent police authorities in BH and SIPA acted upon eight pieces of information.

Within this reporting period, 47 pieces of feedback were received from the competent police authorities related to the information previously submitted via the Crime-Stoppers. Based on these information, it was determined that four reports on criminal offences and their perpetrators were submitted to the competent Prosecutor’s Offices and one report was submitted for further evaluation.

In addition, SIPA’s police officials gave 131 recommendations to the citizens who contacted them via the anonymous and free Crime-Stoppers telephone number - 080 020 505.