The Rockford, IL Police Department (278 sworn officers) recently announced that anonymous tips led to the capture of a murder suspect.

The North Alabama Violent Crime Task Force arrested William Jones, the man charged with the murder of Peggy Anderson in January, after an anonymous tip was submitted to the Rockford Police. 

“I can’t say thank you enough to the entire Rockford community for working with us,” said Rockford Police Chief Carla Redd.

Rockford PD arrest murder suspect

Citizens can submit anonymous text tips via their cell phone to the Rockford Police Department by texting keyword “RPDTIP” and their message/tip to 847411. Tips can also be submitted using the Rockford PD mobile app, developed by tip411, which is available to download for free from the Google Play Store and the iTunes App Store