In Cape Town, you may receive R5,000 for informing the authorities. Here is how.

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The City of Cape Town's Informant Reward System is now paying R5,000 to trustworthy sources of information.
The City of Cape Town has established a call line with the name "Informant Reward System" specifically for people to tip off law enforcement.
Initially, the reward was R1,000, but it has now been increased.
The city's safety and security department first put the system in place.
The line has been set up, according to JP Smith, a member of the mayoral committee for safety and security, to ensure that tips for incentives are sent appropriately.
The Informant Reward Policy was created by the City's Safety and Security Directorate in 2013.
The idea is that anyone who gives information that results in an arrest or the successful confiscation or recovery of stolen items or contraband would be eligible for a reward." Smith stated.
The R1,000 reward that had been previously announced has now been raised to R5,000.


Smith claims that the system was set up to support the law enforcement organizations of the City of Cape Town.
He added that more city departments have recently experienced theft and vandalism of vital infrastructure issues, which led them to begin utilizing the new reward system.
How does one make a cape town anonymous tip-off and when is money paid out?
To make the process of acting on tips more efficient, we have decided to create a special number for these tips for reward.


Residents can call 0800 110077, a 24-hour anonymous reporting line, to report crimes and bylaw violations.
People under the age of 18 and City of Cape Town employees are not permitted to use the system. "Smith stated.


Smith clarifies that a reward can only be given out if the policing efforts result in an outcome that is directly related to the intelligence provided.
This includes the return of stolen property, the seizure of drugs or illicit weapons, the release of a hostage, or arrests.
A tip is passed along to the appropriate law enforcement agency after it is received.


If an arrest or seizure is made, a request will be filed for the Rewards for Information Committee's consideration.
According to Smith, it can take weeks or months after the arrest, seizure, or other event for a prize to be paid out because it can only be done once all the administrative procedures have been completed.