January dedicated to Crime Stoppers


Photo: Terry Harcormbe (right) gives Fort St. John City Councilors ‘Crime Stoppers’ t-shirts on Monday evening – Christine Rumleskie/

January is Crime Stoppers Month in Fort St. John.

Members from the Fort St. John and District Crime stoppers addressed City Council on Monday evening.

Rick Ekkel, Sandy Levac and Terry Harcormbe requested that the City proclaim January as Crime Stoppers month, to bring awareness to the foundation.

Levac says the organization is misunderstood to some members of the community.

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Crime Stoppers accepts tips relating to crime in and around Fort St. John. Tips can be provided on an anonymous basis via text, phone or email.

Ekkel says the local organization is growing. He says in 2006, 103 tips were received, but in 2009, more than 200 tips were submitted.


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For more information on the Fort St. John and District Crime Stoppers, visit

Photo: (L-R) Sandy Levac, Mayor Bruce Lantz, Terry Horcormbe and Rick Ekkel celebrate the City’s decision to proclaim January as Crime Stoppers Month – Christine Rumleskie/