Text Message (SMS)
TipSoft SMS is a service which allows 100% anonymous crime tips to be submitted to the police via text message. The technology routes messages through a server that encrypts cell phone numbers before they get to police. No one will know the identity of the text tipster. The technology also allows investigators to securely reply back to the cell phone without compromising the tipster’s identity.
Some of the advantages of text messaging includes being able to communicate in real time with texters. It also allows people to notify police when calling may not be feasible or safe. Texting a tip is easy. All you have to do is :
- Send Text Message tips to:
- Use the key word:
For example, text “NEWTON John Doe is selling drugs at describe location or vehicle“ to CRIMES (274-637).