A fundraiser will be held for the newly formed Palatine-Inverness Crime Stoppers (PICS) on Friday and Saturday at Hot Dog Richie’s in Palatine, 220 N. Northwest Highway. A number of raffle prizes will be available to help raise money for the organization.
Palatine Inverness Crime Stoppers
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The non-profit organization relies on private donations to reward anonymous tipsters who help solve crimes.
The newly formed Palatine-Inverness Crime Stoppers is holding a fundraiser on Valentines Day at Durty Nellies. The non-profit organization is made up of citizens and business people from Palatine and Inverness, and relies on private donations to support monetary rewards of up to $1,000 given to tipsters whose information leads to an arrest. According to a release from the organization, their mission is, "to promote community welfare by partnering with residents, law enforcement, and the media to create and promote a crime reporting mechanism which both rewards reporters of criminal activity and protects them from retaliation by maintaining complete anonymity". Palatine and Inverness joined together in late 2012 after learning about a rape …