WHEREAS, Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka was established on January 12, 1987 and became incorporated as a non-profit charitable organization on February 11, 1987. The program is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors, which oversees all phases of the program; and

WHEREAS, Crime Stoppers is not a police program nor funded by the Provincial or Federal government or from police agencies. The program is operated solely with monies generously donated from the private sector, businesses or raised through fundraising efforts of the volunteer Board of Directors and committee volunteers; and

WHEREAS, Crime Stoppers is a program that benefits everyone in the community and in 2005 Crime Stoppers International was recognized by the United Nations as a global force in the fight against crime and terrorism; and

WHEREAS, Crime Stoppers mandate is to assist the police in solving crimes thereby making our communities and schools safer.

THEREFORE, I, Mayor Lynn Dollin on behalf of the Town of Innisfil hereby proclaim the month of January 2022 as Crime Stoppers Month in the Town of Innisfil.

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