Crimestoppers in January: 237 Calls and 33 Useful Information

In January 2015, the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) police officials registered 237 calls to the Crimestoppers hotline.

In this period, citizens submitted 33 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 Official Position (6), Illicit Drug Trafficking (5) and other criminal offences (6).

Out of the total number of useful information, 33 of them, along with the reports, were forwarded for further processing to relevant police authorities in BH and SIPA acted upon eight information.

Within this reporting period, 49 pieces of feedback were received from the relevant police authorities related to the information previously submitted via the Crimestoppers. Based on this information, five 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 108 recommendations to the citizens who contacted them via the anonymous and free Crime-Stoppers telephone number - 080 020 505