Friends for Life


The Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life Program began as a partnership with the Fort Worth ISD “It’s Not Okay” campaign during the 2010-2011 school year. The campaign encourages students to make healthy decisions and ask for help when they or their friends are in need. The tagline of this campaign will be “It’s Okay to Help a Friend.” The Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life Program focuses on behaviors and issues that can place the student and others at risk and will serve as a resource for students who want to report fellow students who are victims of bullying, cyber bullying, sexting, dating or family violence, gang activity, sexual harassment, or has suicidal tendencies.

Topics covered by the Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life program:

How does Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life work?

If you have a friend who may be dealing with one of the issues listed above, you may reach out to the Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life Hotline and get them help. Through Crime Stoppers, the information you provide remains anonymous and confidential. You could help make a difference in your friend’s life.

Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life may be contacted through the Crime Stoppers hotline, website, live web chat system, or a mobile app, which is operated by the Crime Stoppers of Tarrant County Call Center. The call center is staffed by trained personnel, who will take your calls and online and mobile app submissions and then send your information to the appropriate school and district contacts. You do not have to identify yourself and call takers will not ask your name; Campus Crime Stoppers “Friends for Life” is ANONYMOUS.

What is a Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life tip?

Campus Crime Stoppers “Friends for Life” tips include information from a third-party about a victim of bullying, cyber bullying, sexting, dating violence, family violence, gang activity, sexual harassment, or is contemplating suicide. Only tips received through the Crime Stoppers hotline, Crime Stoppers website, Live Web Chat, or the CCS FFL Mobile App are eligible for Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life rewards.

What is NOT a Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life tip?

The Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life program is not a substitute for the 9-1-1 emergency system. In the event of an emergency, students are encouraged to call the 9-1-1 emergency system immediately!

The Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life reward system is intended to be an anonymous one, where there are no face-to-face communications.

Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life offers rewards to those persons who provide tips directly to Campus Crime Stoppers in an anonymous manner. Those who do not comply with this condition of a reward offer are not legally entitled to receive a Campus Crime Stoppers reward. Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life cannot promise to keep an informant’s identity a secret if Campus Crime Stoppers has seen the informant face-to-face or if the informant has given her/his name to Campus Crime Stoppers, because the informant is only “confidential”, not “anonymous.”

Victims are not legally entitled to receive a Campus Crime Stoppers reward and are not eligible to receive any compensation from the Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life program.

Who is served by the Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life program?

School districts currently served by the Campus Crime Stoppers Friends for Life program:

Azle ISD
Arlington ISD
Birdville ISD
Crowley ISD
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
Fort Worth ISD
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
Hurst-Bedford-Euless ISD
Mansfield ISD

The program is available to all school districts and colleges/universities in Tarrant County currently served by the Campus Crime Stoppers of Tarrant County program. District counseling and/or intervention departments need to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477 to sign up for the program and receive promotional materials.