About Our Program

Our Mission. Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa is a non-profit organization that provides the public in Central Iowa financial incentives to anonymously assist in solving crime.

Our Vision. Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa remains a useful tool for law enforcement to gather critical information to assist in solving crimes.

Funding. Crime Stoppers is a non profit organization. A civilian community board of directors provides direction. The reward money paid out by he program is from the fund raising and donations from concerned citizens and businesses.

Does Crime Stoppers Work? The answer is quite simply 'yes'. Since the start of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa, many calls have been received resulting in hundreds of arrests and recovery of substantial amounts of property. Calls have included information about murder, robbery, rape, assaults, drug and firearm offenses. Tips for parking violations or personal grievances should not be reported to Crimestoppers.

Contact Us

For General Information Inquiries.

You can email us at info@crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com.
(Do not use this email address to report a crime.)

Our Media/Public Relations contact number is 515-554-1958.
(Do not use this number to report a crime.)

Who is Involved

Jake Hedgecock      President
Kevin Brannen      Vice President
Luis Rivas      Treasurer
Randy Mulder      Secretary
Greg Willey      VP Public Relations
H.Steve Drane      Board Member
Troy Frericks      Board Member
Bill Gaspar      Board Member
Harold Haines      Board member
Ben Hayden      Board Member
Megan Heatherington      Board Member
Tara Hofbauer      Board Member
Lou Kelleher      Board Member
Mathew Kots      Board Member
Christi McWilliams      Board Member
Steve Shelburg      Board Member
Mary Simon      Board Member
Paige Zugg      Board Member
Interested in Joining the Board.
Fill out an application and email it at info@crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com.