Crime fighting, by the numbers
Crimestoppers of Champaign County hosted police officers, prosecutors, reporters and community business supporters at its annual meeting in Urbana Thursday. Some of the highlights:
28: Years Crimestoppers has been active in the county.
16,210: Cases received in that time.
1,872: Cases solved.
$106,860: Amount of reward dollars paid to tipsters.
748: Cases received in 2013.
49: Cases solved in 2013.
6: Homicide tips in July.