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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 big crime.

To Report a Crime by Phone

Tipsters can anonymously report a crime by calling 800-452-1111.

To Report by Text

Tipsters can anonymously report a crime via cell phone text. Start a tip with the word PCCS and send it to 274637.  Be sure to include the name of your school in the text.

1 - Text "PCCS plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES)

2 - Upon reception of a tipster’s first incoming message, the system will auto-reply with a confirmation containing their unique Tip ID.

3 - To submit follow-up information, the tipster simply replies. Nothing else is needed.

4 - All follow-up tips and even your replies from the application are written under the original parent record and shown threaded and date/time stamped in the narrative. The thread may be terminated by the tipster texting STOP into the system at any time.

To Report a Crime Online

Tipsters now have the option of giving us tips online. The process is completely secure and anonymous. Click
here for the online form.



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