Crime Stoppers Success Stories

Baby Hope Case solved by Crime Stoppers

A tip received in July of 2013 on the Crime Stoppers hotline helped NYPD detectives identify the killer of "Baby Hope", an unidentified 4-year-old who was killed and then left in a cooler on the side of New York City's Henry Hudson Parkway in 1991. PIX 11

Brighton Beach Massacre solved by Crime Stoppers

A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a 19-year-old individual in connection to the Brighton Beach shootings on June 10, 2011 where one victim died and four other people were wounded. NBC New York

Man arrested in sexual assault of 85-year-old woman

On May 30, 2011, five calls to the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline led to the arrest of a man wanted for the sexual assault of an 85-year-old woman on the Upper East Side. CBS New York

Elderly man attacked and robbed in the Bronx

An elderly 81-year-old man in the Bronx was brutally attacked and robbed on October 1, 2011. A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of the perpetrator and got him off our streets.

Crime Stoppers Tip leads to the arrests of two suspects

The body of a man was found bound and gagged in his ransacked Chelsea apartment. By tracking the suspects cell phone signals and using information provided by an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers, detectives were able to apprehend the suspects hiding out in Orlando, Florida. New York Post | NY Daily News

Success by Numbers


  • $1,868,377 in rewards
  • $18,950 in rewards for June
  • 1,469 solved murders and attempted murders
  • 1,925 solved robberies
  • 3,374 suspects arrested


NYPD stats as of 07/2014