If you witness a crime or have any information about criminal activity, you can report this without your identity being revealed. Call Union County’s Crime Stoppers’ telephone hotline at (908) 654-TIPS.
If you’d prefer making your report online, visit the Web site at www.uctip.org
Or you can text-message your information by texting “UCTIP” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).”
Crime Stoppers offers anonymous cash rewards up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of criminal suspects. More than 1,000 indictable crimes have been solved since the program was created.
N.J.S.A. 2C:33-3 states that placing a bomb threat is an indictable offense (felony). It is punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Additionally, a fine $2,000 or the cost incurred by responding agencies, which ever is greater, is also levied. Past experiences of the Bergen County Police Department and other agencies indicate the costs of responding to bomb threats in New Jersey has been anywhere from $66,240 to $196,000.