Letter: Thanks Cruisers for supporting Q-C Crime Stoppers


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Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 6:00 am
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On behalf of Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities, I want to extend a huge thank you to the Quad Cities Cruisers car club for its generous contribution this year.
Crime Stoppers is run 100 percent by donations with no government funding.
Since its inception, there have been over 3,200 cases cleared, over 2,900 arrests and over $6 million in property recovered.

All a direct result of tips being called into Crime Stoppers. It works! Again, thank you to the Quad Cities Cruisers for helping make our towns safer places to live.

Kerry Stoudt,
vice president,
Crime Stoppers
of the Quad Cities















 




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