Welcome to the April 2021 newsletter of the Multi-County Crime Stoppers (MCCS) serving the Texas counties of Montgomery, Liberty, and San Jacinto. MCCS is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization comprised of volunteers working
together with law enforcement and the media towards common goals: solving crimes and getting criminals and fugitives off the streets.
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The MCCS Board conducted the April 2021 meeting via Zoom. Due to COVID-19 and continued efforts to adhere to social distancing, virtual meetings will be held until further notice. The Multi-County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month beginning at noon. In the coming months, the board anticipates that meetings will be both virtual and face-to-face.
The next MCCS Board Meeting will be via Zoom on May 18, 2021.
If you would like to participate in the virtual meeting CLICK HEREand complete the E-mail Submission Form. Your contact information is needed for the meeting coordinator to send you a Zoom meeting invitation.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on travel and the need for social distancing, the Texas Crime Stoppers' regularly scheduled conferences were postponed. Texas Crime Stoppers Conferences have now been scheduled!
32nd Annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference
October 11-13, 2021
South Padre Island, Texas
Early check-in will be on Sunday, October 10, 2021.
The conference will be hosted by Cameron County Crime Stoppers.
To receive credit from the Office of the Governor: The Texas Crime Stoppers at the Office of the Governor will offer continuing certification credit. Attendees must attend all ten (10) virtual presentations to receive credit for the two-day event.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit is responsible for all cold case investigations and assisting MCSO detectives, County and District Attorneys, and other law enforcement agencies within Montgomery County and the State of Texas. Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Cold Case detectives are progressive and forward-thinking, utilizing numerous resources, databases, county, state, and private laboratories.
Use this LINKto view cold cases on file with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. This webpage is updated periodically with new information when available.
COMMEND AN OFFICER
Have you experienced or witnessed law enforcement going above and
beyond their normal scope of duty?
Everyone likes a pat on the back when they do a good job, and law enforcement officers are no exception. If you receive service from law enforcement in the Texas multi-county areas of Montgomery, Liberty, and San Jacinto counties, or observe law enforcement actions in these geographies that you feel are worthy of a commendation, we would like to hear about it.
As part of Back the Blue, and in conjunction withKSTAR radio and Top Cop Shop, Multi-County Crimes Stoppers will select one officer from among the weekly submitted entries to receive a $50 gift certificate to theTop Cop Shop, where the chosen officer can purchase equipment to help them in the performance of their job. Half of the gift certificate ($25) is funded by MCCS, with matching funds ($25) from the Top Cop Shop. The award announcement will be made on KSTAR radio.
Visit the MCCS website and complete the form to submit your recommendation for a commendation. *Please Note: This form is intended to address commendations related to law enforcement ONLY. If you have a comment about something other than a police officer's conduct worth of recognition, please contact your local agency.
Did you know...
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1, 2021
The Texas Best Awards highlight Crime Stoppers organizations from around the state that stands out in a variety of categories. We divide these categories into three segments; the first being productivity or community impact, the second being the individual excellence awards, and the third is the media award categories.
Certified Texas Crime Stoppers organizations are encouraged to participate in this year's award competition recognizing the extraordinary efforts, commitment, and dedication to the mission of solving and preventing crime in Texas from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. To be considered for an award, an organization must be in good standing, meaning all required reporting documents have been submitted.
Use one entry form per nomination and label each supporting item with your program name and competition category. All nominations must be made with required attachments listed on the entry form.
In an effort to reduce the staggering number of animal cruelty cases and help law enforcement officials bring more of these criminals to justice, MCCS is working with the local task forces to offer reward money for information leading to the prosecution of animal abuse criminals. These cash rewards encourage people, who might otherwise be less inclined to speak up, to come forward with tips for investigators.
Multi-County Crime Stoppers is offering rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in felony animal cruelty and dogfighting cases. Click here toprovide tip information or call 1-800-392-STOP (7867).
CRIME STOPPERS will pay a MINIMUM $500 CASH REWARD for information leading to the arrest of any of our Weekly Featured Felons. You will remain anonymous. You must contact Crime Stoppers with information leading to the arrest of subjects before contacting Law Enforcement to be eligible for rewards.