Crime Prevention

National Crime Prevention Council

Take a Bite out of Crime

The National Crime Prevention Council’s (NCPC) mission is to be the nation’s leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies, such as: 

  • Local, regional, and national training
  • Programs that can be implemented in communities and schools
  • Public service announcements starring McGruff the Crime Dog
  • Publications and teaching materials on a variety of topics
  • Support for a national coalition of crime prevention practitioners

Flathead Valley Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers

Crimestoppers exists to serve all the law enforcement entities in the Flathead Valley including:

  • Columbia Falls Police Department
  • Flathead County Sheriff’s Office
  • Kalispell Police Department
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Montana Fish
  • NW Drug Task Force
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Whitefish Police Department
  • Wildlife and Parks

Flathead Crimestoppers solicits anonymous tips to assist Flathead Valley Law Enforcement in solving crimes. If the tip leads to arrest, Crimestoppers pays from $50 to $1000 to the anonymous informant for the information.

Child Safety & Crime Prevention

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® believes every child deserves a safe childhood. For 29 years they have been at the forefront of the fight to keep children safer from abduction and sexual exploitation. They provide the resources needed to help protect children, bring perpetrators to justice, and prevent these devastating crimes committed against children.

Project Lifesaver

International Project Lifesaver

The primary mission of Project Lifesaver is to provide timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, and other related conditions or disorders.  Learn more on the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver Website.

Home Security Review

Home Security

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