The Numbers Show
In Crime stoppers programs worldwide, where cases are tracked, it has been concluded that 97 percent of the cases, leading to an arrest due to tipster information, results in a conviction.
There have been no known cases of retaliation against anonymous callers.
There is also a significant amount of cases, wherein the suspects voluntarily give themselves up to the authorities, after being featured on a Crime Stopper program provided by the media.
Crime Stoppers has grown from one program in 1976, to over 1,000 in 15 countries today.