Tickets are on sale for Cabaret:
Come & send an officer & a guest

Tickets are on sale now for the CrimeStoppers theatrical gala in May .

Our wonderful supporters can buy tickets to attend that night. They are $75 apiece. Or they can pay to send one or more officers and their guests to the dinner and show as a tax-deductible gift.

Better still, they can do both - and come to Playhouse On The Square for good food, a performance of Cabaret, and the chance to mingle with more than 100 Memphis Police officers and significant others to personally say thanks for what they do to keep Memphis a safer place to live.

This year's Bobbye Weinberger CrimeStoppers Night At The Theatre event begins at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the main-stage theatre at 66 South Cooper at Union Avenue. The food always is good. The curtain rises at 8 p.m. sharp. Seating on the main floor or balcony is open. In past year's some officers and their guests have attended a live theatrical show for the very first time, thanks to a donor.

Cabaret is a musical that first hit Broadway in 1952. It is about the Kit Kat Klub in 1931 Berlin. The beloved play tells the story of night-clubbers who run into the Nazi horrors taking over Germany.

To purchase tickets and learn more about the event, click the image below. 





MPD Director Rallings to appear
at B.I.G. For Memphis monthly meeting

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings will speak on "Guns in Cars: What is Important to Me?" at the monthly Phelps Security event held at the company's headquarters, 4932 Park Avenue, the morning of Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Rallings, with 29 years of service to the department, graduated from the Memphis Police Academy in 1990. He served as a patrolman and was promoted sergeant in 1996, then lieutenant in 2001. He continued his rise, becoming a major on the force in 2008, a colonel the following year and then he was named Deputy Chief in September, 2009.

Mayor Jim Strickland appointed him Director of Police Services in August, 2016.

B.I.G. (Business Interest Group) For Memphis has a goal of bringing Memphis law enforcement and business leaders together to make the city a better place to live and work.



MARCH
2019


Fighting crime -
by the numbers

The CrimeStoppers Board of Directors Awards Committee met early this month to go over 26 felony cases eligible for awards.

The cases represented 29 people arrested in a variety of crimes, including attempted murder, vehicular homicide, child rape and several cases of aggravated robberies and aggravated assaults.

In one case, a tipster identified a perpetrator after seeing him on surveillance footage run on air in the news media. Among the arrested individuals were 17 male and two female fugitives who had been hiding from authorities. Award amounts r anged from $150 to $800. The arrests cleared 29 open cases in Memphis Police Department records.

The oldest citizen tip was from October 9, 2015.




Websites continue 
to build awareness

CrimeStoppers and its many programs are explained - and the public is engaged - in various places on the internet.
 
Our main website explains the organization's purpose, and keeps count on major cases in which police need help from citizens -   crimestopmem.org.
 
A companion site helps students keep their schools safer -   trustpays.org.

Senior citizens who are afraid or otherwise need help can find information they can use at another site -
 
Spanish-speaking citizens can learn about CrimeStoppers on a fourth site -
 
Because the theft of copper and other metals has become a major problem in the metro area we launched CopperStoppers:

Now the public can view the list of current fugitives, including photos on our newest site - memphismostwanted.org



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