Is Crime Line Successful?
In 2021, Chesapeake Crime Line (CCL) received 119 phone tips, 70 web tips via P3Tips and 255 APP tips. (P3Tips)
As a result:
Chesapeake police made 33 Arrests from Chesapeake Crime Line Tips
Of those arrested, there were:
15 Felonies Arrests and 16 Misdemeanor Arrests
Chesapeake police recovered $1030.00 in recovered drugs and 10 criminal cases were solved.
Crime Line is successful because it offers the public a safe, anonymous opportunity to help police solve crime in their neighborhoods and also receive a reward for their effort! Often, without the guaranteed anonymity and reward incentive, many crimes might go unsolved.