Crime, law, & justice

Submit a tip to the police

If you’d like to submit an anonymous tip to the police, you can do it via text, phone, email, or using an online form. Please include as much information as possible, such as the physical address and names of people involved. Include your contact information if you would like someone to follow up with you directly.

Online

Fill out an online form.

By email

Send an email to tips@phillypolice.com.

By phone

Call (215) 686-TIPS (8477)

By text

Text short code PPDTIP (773847)

If you are reporting a crime in progress or require emergency service, please dial 911 now.


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