Report Crimes Anonymously to the Chicago Police Department 


Anonymously and SAFELY help rid your community of crime by sending tips to the Chicago Police Department via text message from your cellular device. This program is designed for residents who wish to digitally submit tips to CPD from their mobile phone (non-smartphone) using a text message instead of a mobile web browser.

• Enter the number 274637 (CRIMES) in the “TO” line.
• In the message box, type the word CPD, space, and then your crime tip information.
• Hit “send” to send the text message You will automatically receive a system generated message back on your cell phone acknowledging your tip.

Cash Rewards up to $1,000 for tips leading to an arrest. For additional information visit the TXT2TIP website.

Source:  Alderman Brian Hopkins 2nd Ward Newsletter 2/13/18