Operations began on January 2, 1989 with a statewide, toll-free telephone number for people to call and provide crime-solving tips to law enforcement while remaining anonymous.

Nebraska Crime Stoppers started it’s program in 1989. It is comprised of a board consisting of citizens, law enforcement, and members of the media. This state program started with a dual purpose in mind. One was to establish a network for reporting crime tips in an anonymous way, along with being eligible for a cash reward. The second purpose for the Nebraska Crime Stoppers program was to assist in the establishment of local Crime Stoppers programs across the state.

Safety Tip


  • Try not to walk alone or appear distracted by wearing headphones or talking on your cell phone.
  • Do not carry or display large amounts of money or jewelry.


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