In the hopes of helping police solve more crimes, a New Jersey county is implementing a new service allowing residents to submit text messages anonymously to law enforcement.

Salem County’s law enforcement now allows people to share information with police by sending text messages about crimes through an online tool called tip411.

Tip411 allows anyone with a cell phone to text tips to police, and then officers can respond back, creating a 100% anonymous conversation.

Using the free app, residents can send a tip to any Salem County law enforcement agency by using the keyword for the agency and their message/tip to 847411.

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