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• <br />RESOLUTION NO. 86 -94 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH ESTABLISHING THE <br />POSITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS OF "We Tip ", the <br />NONPROFIT CITIZENS CRIME FIGHTING ORGAN- <br />IZATION, TO THE COMMUNITY. <br />WHEREAS, We Tip is holding it's National Con- <br />vention in Pasadena, California, this year celebrating <br />it's fourteenth year of effectively fighting crime in <br />America; and <br />WHEREAS, We Tip's call for Citizen Involvement <br />has resulted in nearly 100,000 anonymous tips; and <br />WHEREAS, nonprofit. We Tip's efforts have <br />resulted in the arrest of nearly 10,000 criminal suspects <br />in the past fourteen years; and <br />WHEREAS, We Tip's volunteer service has resulted <br />in over 3,000 convictions in these same fourteen years; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, these convictions involve cases ranging <br />from murder to armed robbery to burglary and gang violence <br />to drug cases; and <br />WHEREAS, citizens tips to the aforementioned <br />organization have resulted in the seizure of over <br />$100,000,000 in illegal drugs. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City <br />Council of the City of Newport Beach that we wish to <br />memorialize these accomplishments by wishing WE TIP, <br />• it's staff and volunteers continued success and encourage- <br />ment from grateful citizens. <br />