“We can’t do it without them, they can’t do it without us. We all have to work well together.”
Keep Snitches from Getting Stitches…
The Hazard Police Department has teamed up with tip411 to bring residents a free, anonymous tip app. This app gives citizens the ability to submit anonymous tips directly to us.
Watch this video created by Hazard PD to reach out to their community to tout the benefit of anonymous tips “to help keep snitches from getting stitches” with tip411.
Anonymous Tip System Giving MPD Crime-Fighting Boost
It doesn’t matter if its late night, early morning or during business hours — violent crime is invading Minneapolis neighborhoods at an alarming rate.
“We need the community’s help to solve these serious crimes that are taking place,” said Minneapolis Police Cmdr. Scott Gerlicher.
Minneapolis police are reminding people how they can help, anonymously, by using their cellphone as a crime-fighting tool.
If you have information about a crime, you can either text 847411 or download MPD Tip on your smartphone to leave an anonymous tip for police.
“They all get triaged here, so we look at every single tip that comes in and we decide who would be best to handle the follow up on this,” Lt. Jeff Rugel said.
He says the system is set up so officers have no idea who is calling.
Text-a-Tip Handy Post Holiday Weekend
While you’re out celebrating Fourth of July, it’s always good to keep in mind that the Laredo Police Department is not just available for emergencies, but also available in case you’d like to report non-emergency criminal activity anonymously.
The Laredo Police Department’s text-a-tip program allows for the people of Laredo to chime in with tips related to criminal activity.
Well 911 is the option for emergencies, but with people celebrating for the holiday, the text-a-tip program could come in handy if non-emergency situations develop in the wake of fourth of July celebrations.
The Fourth of July allows for people to celebrate their independence, but if someone decides to use that independence to take part in criminal action here in the gateway city The Laredo Police Department would like to know about it.
Laredo’s 411 text-a-tip program provides the community an avenue for providing information related to non-emergency criminal wrong-doing.
“It’s a very specialized module for people to utilize so they can give us their information completely anonymous and so they could be free of any fear of being identified and they can give us any information they want”, said Joe Baeza.
Read the full story and watch the report from KGNS-TV
Lewisville Police Offer “Exchange Zone,” Use tip411 to Share Information
The Lewisville Police Department in Lewisville, Texas recently announced they would be offering an “Exchange Zone” to help citizens exchange goods or for child custody exchanges in a safe area at the police department – And they used a tip411 alert to share the news with their community:
Two marked parking spots have been designated in front of the Police Department’s main door as an “Exchange Zone” for citizens wanting a safe location to exchange goods bought or sold, or to perform child custody exchanges. The area is under video surveillance. Lewisville Police Department encourages citizens to exercise good judgment and caution in their interaction with strangers, and bears no responsibility for the validity of the transactions conducted.
The Police Department is located at 1187 W. Main St on the West end of the Lewisville Municipal Annex.
Read the full alert here.