Members of the public can now send important public safety information anonymously on crimes or suspicious activity to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office with a secure message by using a free smartphone app.

Developed by tip411, the SCSOTips app can be downloaded free via the Google Play Store, iTunes App Store, or by visiting the Scott County Sheriff’s Office website at

“We believe the public is our greatest law enforcement resource,” said Chief Deputy Luke Hennen of Scott County Sheriff’s Office. “Our new SCSOTips app, along with our existing tip411 anonymous text a tip system, will help our residents play a more active role in keeping the citizens of Scott County safe.”

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