If you are a witness to a crime, or if you have information about a crime committed, you can help the Suffolk County Police Department by telling them what you know. and you don’t have to worry about your identity being revealed. You can provide this information anonymously to the Suffolk County Police. By doing so, you will help keep criminals off the streets and help make the community a safer place to live and visit. Additionally, rewards of up to $ 5000 may be available.
There are several ways to give information to the police in Suffolk:
- You can give suggestions by phone: call (800) 220-TIPS to submit anonymous suggestions.
- You can also leave a text message ia: You can text tips anonymously by SCPD and your message to CRIMES (274637).
- Or you can choose to submit suggestions by email: visit www.tipsubmit.com to submit anonymous suggestions.
Again, all calls, texts and emails will be kept confidential and your anonymity is assured.
Please note that if you witness an ongoing crime, you should immediately call 911 . And if you see suspicious activity, you should report it immediately by calling 852-COPS (2677) .
Alert systems and apps to stay in touch with Suffolk police
TipSubmit Mobile is an iPhone and Android application that can be used to provide advice to the Suffolk Police.
Note that there is a special website for advice on the Gilgo Beach murders with an online form that you can fill out.
TipSoft Alerts is a text message and email alert service that allows law enforcement and / or schools to stay in contact with the public regarding events in the area where you reside, such as crim, fugitives, amber alerts and emergencies. Note that you can also embed an alert widget on your web page. And alerts can automatically cross over to Facebook and Twitter. Video tutorials are available to help you get started easily, and these alerts are free.
You can also report animal abuse to the Animal Abuse Offender Registry.