Help Fight Crime Anonymously
CASH REWARDS UP TO $1,000*
The Chicago Police Department created the TXT2TIP program so that YOU can anonymously and SAFELY help rid your community of crime by sending information to the Chicago Police Department via a text message from your cellular phone. Follow these easy steps to submit a tip via text message:
1. Create a new text message or SMS text on your cellular phone
2. Enter the number 274637 (CRIMES) in the “TO” line
3. In the message box, type the word CPD, a space, and then your crime tip information
4. Hit “send” to send the text message You will automatically receive a system generated message back on your cell phone acknowledging your tip.
Your identity will not be sent to the Chicago Police Department.
IF YOU SEE A CRIME IN PROGRESS OR NEED TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911