Make your school safer!
***ANONYMOUS TEXT TIPPING NOW AVAILABLE***
Text "TIP214 plus your message" to
CRIMES (274637). Upon receipt of a tipster's
first incoming message, an auto reply with a confirmation containing the caller's
unique tip ID will be delivered to tipster's phone. To submit follow-up information
the tipster simply replies. Text STOP to
274637 to cancel. Text
Crime Stoppers also has a youth program for students who wish to call the confidential
hot line (863-TIPS) with an anonymous tip about criminal activity at their school
or in their community. Students who step forward with anonymous tips leading to
disciplinary action or arrests will be eligible for cash awards of UP TO $500 through
the program, based on an internally recognized model. This is a way for students
to report incidents to law enforcement without being targeted as the "tattle tail"
School and police officials agree that most students want to do the right thing
to keep their schools and neighborhoods safe but sometimes fear reprisals. The Student
Crime Stoppers Program offers the safety of complete anonymity while promoting responsibility
and allowing students to take action against victimization and crime.
When to Call
- Maybe you overhear someone bragging about having committed a crime.
- Maybe you know someone who is driving a stolen car...or is hiding from the police...or
is a robber or drug dealer.
- Or maybe you just see something that doesn't look right. A strange car. A person
acting sneaky. Someone with a gun or knife.
If you aren't sure that what you saw or heard is really a crime, call anyway. Let
the police decide if it's worth investigating. It may be a piece of a clue to a