WHEREAS, Anonymous tips are being handled by one society, Crime Stoppers, covering the whole of Thunder Bay and Surrounding District; and

WHEREAS, Crime Stoppers accepts confidential and anonymous tips via phone calls, as well as through web messages, while partnering with the media and police to participate in provincial, national and international campaigns to help make communities safe; and

WHEREAS, Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers is part of the Global network which is focused on airing information about unsolved crimes or incidents, in the hopes of generating new information which resolve crimes that impact us all; and

WHEREAS, The City of Thunder Bay recognizes Crime Stoppers by observing January 2021 as Crime Stoppers Month; and

WHEREAS, On behalf of the citizens of Thunder Bay and District who wish to live and work in a safe community and who wish to acknowledge that Crime Stoppers has been successfully operating in this area for more than 35 years.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Bill Mauro, Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay, do hereby proclaim the month of January 2021 as Crime Stoppers Month in the City of Thunder Bay and District.