About our Program

This Crime Stoppers Program began in 1992 from the efforts of our local Royal Canadian Mounted Police Detachment and a group of committed citizens.  Our Program now operates as an independent organization. The concept has developed into a combination of efforts by local media, businesses, civic and social clubs, law enforcement agencies, and the public. Donations of airtime, newspaper space, and reward monies have established Crime Stoppers as an effective tool to fight crime in the area.

South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers serves the communities of Apex, Cawston, Coalmont, Faulder, Gallagher Lake, Hedley, Kaleden, Keremeos, Naramata, Okanagan Falls, Olalla, Oliver, Oliver Indian Band, Osoyoos, Osoyoos Indian Band, Penticton, Penticton Indian Band, Princeton, Summerland, Tulameen, Twin Lakes, Upper & Lower Similkameen Indian Band, & Willowbrook.

Crime Stoppers is governed by a board of volunteer directors who meet on a monthly basis to set policy, decide on tip rewards and deal with the operation of the organization.

Crime Stoppers receives no government funding and is managed solely by contributions from individuals and corporate sponsors. Tax deductible receipts are issued for all donations to Crime Stoppers.

If you wish further information or have an inquiry about Crime Stoppers contact
Rick Dellebuur (250)490-2374 or by email rick@sostips.ca

Mission Statement

Crime Stoppers is comprised of diverse, active and dedicated community representatives. Crime Stoppers provides a method for local law enforcement to receive information on crimes. These efforts increase tips, which in turn increase arrests in our community.

Who is Involved

Al Sismey      President
Steve Berney      Secretary
Janna Fownes      Treasurer
Shayla Doble      Director
Carrie Foss      Director
Leigh Ondrack      Director
Holly Stengel      Director
Sharlene Raab      Director
Rick Dellebuur      Coordinator

Crime Stoppers