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Madison County citizens can now send text and web tips through FaceBook and TipSoft from Crime Reports
Madison County – 10/12/11 – For the first time, mobile phone users across Madison County now have the ability to provide anonymous crime fighting tips through the power of anonymous text messaging and WebTips. Crime Stoppers of Madison County and CrimeReports, the industry leader in law enforcement tip management software and web applications, have joined together to provide this service which allows citizens to send anonymous tips by sending a text message from a mobile phone or online.
Text popularity of text messaging has created a significant opportunity for the public to assist law enforcement agencies fight crime. The ability for any citizen who owns a mobile phone to assist in crime solving is of great importance to communities globally and we are excited to play such a pivotal role in the transmission of these crime fighting tips.
Utilizing TipSoft from CrimeReports, information may be anonymously received and securely replied to with complete confidence. The service was built specifically to allow text messaging informants to remain anonymous by encrypting the text messages and routing them through several secure servers, protecting the personal details of the informant.
TipSoft SMS also allows law enforcement to respond by text message to the originating cell phone without ever knowing the identity of the individual who left the tip. The user’s information is always given an alias and a unique ID before being sent. This secure application allows the tipster and the investigator to have two-way dialog while always keeping the user’s identity completely anonymous.
Crime Stoppers of Madison County encourages everyone to report information about any illegal activity such as unsolved cases, vandalism, theft, the sale and distribution of drugs, wanted persons or information about crimes that are being planned in the community schools or the community.
Crime Stoppers of Madison County
Tip Line – 973-2762
Text “CMC plus your message” to 274637 (crimes)
Visit us on FaceBook and access through app “submit tip”