3 ways to provide anonymous tips to Los
Angeles County Sheriff's Department:
Anonymous Text Message
You now have the option of texting us tips
through a cell phone. The process is completely secure and
anonymous and is a very effective and efficient means of safely
communicating with us in today's world.
1. Text "TIPLA"
plus your message" to 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
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 session may be terminated by the tipster
texting STOP into
the system at any time or by you manually selecting the
"Terminate Thread" button from within the application.
Anonymous Telephone Call
Calls are received at
a Call Center using a toll free number:1-800-222-TIPS
All phone lines are
encrypted and no phone calls are ever recorded. Tips are then
sent onto LA Crime Stoppers for further evaluation.
By guaranteeing a
caller's anonymity, Crime Stoppers allows the caller to provide
information without fear of retaliation. By offering cash
rewards for information that leads to an arrest or criminal
filing, the program encourages otherwise reluctant callers to provide information.
Tipsters now have the option of giving us
tips online. The process is completely secure and anonymous and
is a very effective and efficient means of safely communicating
with us in today's world. Our WebTip process is powered by the
world's leading online tip solution provider, Anderson
The very unique integrated Two-Way Dialog
capabilities allow the tipster to come back and provide
additional information to their tip at any time, but also
provides a secure means for the coordinator to ask questions or
provide reward information back to the tipster through the same
secure and encrypted interface.
here to submit a tip.
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