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Atlantic City PD Use tip411 to Request Info About Shooting

The Atlantic City Police Department recently published a community alert using tip411 requesting information from the public regarding a shooting.

ACPD patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert. Shortly after, officers were alerted that a shooting victim arrived at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Citizens can text an anonymous tip via tip411 to the Atlantic City PD by texting the keyword ACPD and their tip to 847411. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip using the Atlantic City PD mobile app, developed by tip411, available on the Apple or Google Play app stores.

tip411 Launches New “INSIGHT” Capability with Customizable Digital Surveys to Facilitate Community Feedback for Law Enforcement Agencies

In response to renewed focus by law enforcement agencies across the country on building and maintaining meaningful relationships with the communities they serve, tip411 announced the launch of its newest product: tip411 INSIGHT.

In addition to its existing line of products that help law enforcement engage residents and community members of all ages, our newest product, tip411 INSIGHT provides innovative functionality that allows agencies to create unlimited customized surveys to gain essential insight on any and all topics on which they want their community’s feedback.

“We truly believe our new tip411 INSIGHT survey capability fills an important gap in many law enforcement agencies community engagement efforts,” said Terry Halsch, President of tip411. “It can be difficult to get honest feedback on officer interactions, department performance, and many other topics. This new tool makes it easy for departments to create and deploy surveys through their existing tip411 smartphone app, on their website, through social media, and more.”

With tip411 INSIGHT, agencies will be able to get community member’s opinions and feedback on topics like public perception of the agency, the agency’s effectiveness, interactions with officers, and specific, time-sensitive community issues.

tip411 INSIGHT features include:

  • Multiple survey question types, including text fields, checkbox, multiple choice, range scale, and more
  • Creation of unlimited survey questions for each survey
  • Easily editable drag and drop functionality to change the order of survey questions
  • Ability for respondents to remain anonymous if they prefer
  • Real-time response collection and results display
  • Spam prevention through ReCAPTCHA

“tip411 INSIGHT is really intuitive to use, just like the rest of tip411’s functionality and so much easier than other survey tools I’ve tried,” said Chief Jim Howarth of the Delhi Township Police Department in Cincinnati, Ohio. “I love that I can now use tip411 INSIGHT capability to conduct surveys as I believe it’s paramount that police departments reach out directly to their communities for feedback.”

Those interested in learning more are encouraged to visit and schedule a short online demonstration.

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Tips from tip411 Helps Elizabethton, TN Police Identify Suspects in Theft Investigation within Days

On December 2, 2021, the Elizabethton Police Department sent out a community alert via their tip411 system asking the public for their help identifying suspects from a recent retail theft.

Within days, the public provided tips using tip411 and helped police identify both the male and female suspects in question.

The Elizabethton PD sent a follow-up alert on December 6 to update the public and thank them for their assistance.

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Groesbeck, TX Police Department Recovers Stolen Vehicle with tip411

Soon after posting about a stolen vehicle on the department’s Facebook page, Groesbeck PD received an anonymous tip through their tip411 program indicating it was observed in the city of Mexia.
Groesbeck PD contacted the Mexia Police Department, relayed the tip information to them, and the vehicle was recovered and returned.
Groesbeck PD said, “The tip411 program is an invaluable tool for our community and we continue to encourage its use. We also want to thank the anonymous citizen who provided the information as well as Officer Bell for his assistance in locating and recovering it for our victim.”
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Dartmouth PD Uses tip411 to Help Find Missing Teen

Dartmouth, MA Police recently asked their citizens to use their Dartmouth PD mobile app, powered by tip411, to help find a missing teen. 

Asa Gonsalves was reported missing from Dartmouth on October 29th. His last known location was in the New York Metropolitan area. Gonsalves was last operating a 2006 blue Volvo XC70 with a blue & red sticker on the bottom left side of the bumper. Asa is 5’7″ tall, has a slim build, and has brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information regarding this individual’s whereabouts is asked to please contact Dartmouth Police Detective McGuire at 508-910-1733 or Detective Costa at 508-910-1755 or submit an anonymous tip using tip411 by any of the 3 methods below:

  1. Text DartmouthPD and a tip to 847411.
  2. Download the Dartmouth PD app in the iTunes or Google Play Store.
  3. Submit online via the Dartmouth PD website.