Agencies Use tip411 to Build Community Trust & Fight Crime

We help local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in over 1200 communities across the US engage the public and reduce crime.

tip411 helps citizens play an active role in keeping their neighborhoods safe. Community members help us, and as a community and as a police department, we fight crime together.” – Det. Sean Viara, North Port, FL Police Department

Our tip411 system increases trust and transparency between the public and police by providing:

  • Secure anonymous tip conversations via text message and smartphone apps
  • Real-time community alerts through email and text
  • Online crime mapping
  • Automated social media publishing

We hope you’ll take a minute to watch this short video to see how departments are using tip411 and then schedule a short demonstration with us to learn about how our innovative new tip411 Version 7.0 can help your agency engage your citizens, create safer neighborhoods, and foster community and law enforcement relations.

Check back on the blog often to see more examples of the success departments are having with tip411 and we hope to hear from you soon.

You may also request more information directly from our website or call us at 888-952-2200.

Green Twp. Police Department in Ohio Launch tip411

Township residents are now able to receive public safety alerts from police and submit tips to police about criminal activity, all on their cellphones.

The Green Township Police Department launched the tip411 alert system from Citizen Observer. The program is an interactive way to keep the community connected and informed through email, text message and online safety alerts.

Through tip411, the public can also report crimes and suspicious activity directly to police by sending anonymous text messages from their cellphones.

“We believe an informed community is a safer community,” Green Township Police Chief Bart West said. “The new tip411 system allows our department to engage with the public and share information that will help make Green Township a safer place.”

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Tips from LA DWF tip411 program help Operation Game Thief program

Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $9,500 to diligent citizens statewide at its recent quarterly meeting in Woodworth.

The LOGT board reviewed a total of 21 cases that included public tips from 23 informants. A total of 31 subjects were apprehended and 236 offenses were written in conjunction with the reviewed cases. The LOGT has paid out a total of $368,400 since inception in 1984.

The incidents included 13 deer cases, four turkey cases, and the illegal cutting of trees on the Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area among a few others.

Read More at the Shreveport Times

New tip411 program launched by Hazard, KY PD helps notify public, find suspect

The Hazard Police Department’s (HPD) latest investment seems to be paying off after a man-hunt for an armed robber in Hazard Friday evening was cut short thanks to information shared across social media outlets via the tip411 service.

Michael Scott Thompson, 31, of Hazard, was arrested Friday night after allegedly attempting to rob two area businesses.

Hazard police, along with KSP, rushed to get the word out about Thompson, with the HPD posting on Facebook about it.

“The post was shared 186 times and viewed by 7,280 people in a little over two hours,” the HPD posted on their Facebook page later Friday night.

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