CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Crime Stoppers had a record-breaking year.
Officials made recently made their 200th arrest as more people called in with tips.
Community engagement and trust contributed to the rise in arrests, which include 1,600 calls to the tip line in the first quarter of the year, according to officers.
When a person calls the Crime Stoppers phone number, it is routed to a Canadian call center.
All calls are anonymous and tipsters can receive up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.
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