Twenty-two tips helped investigators resolve cases involving aggravated burglaries and assaults, a carjacking, one homicide and three attempted homicides, one count of statutory rape and a particularly cruel incident in which an individual was charged with multiple counts of child abuse, adult abuse and animal abuse.
The helpful anonymous information for the entire month led to the awarding of $11,000 in cash payments to citizen tipsters.
Thanks to 10 tips, police received enough information to develop a case against felons in numerous robberies, burglaries and assaults.
Most of the time, existing security video footage helped. The video images were captured, placed on news media and social media and then passed forward countless times by individuals to their friends and neighbors - another example of the difference security cameras can make in solving crimes.
Twelve tips helped police locate fugitives who had been identified but not found by authorities.
One of those covered an October, 2017 shooting and attempted murder. Police had developed Reginald McFarland as a suspect but had no idea where he was hiding. A tipster provided the answer on August 4, 2018 - 10 months later.