Durham CrimeStoppers has been awarded the 2018 productivity award by the Southeastern CrimeStoppers Association. The productivity award is granted to CrimeStoppers programs with the most cases solved, fugitives apprehended, recovered property and narcotics, etc. The award is given based upon the size of the population served.

Durham CrimeStoppers also won this award in 2016. In 2014 Durham CrimeStoppers was awarded the productivity award by the North Carolina CrimeStoppers association.