Crime Tip

Crime Tip.

Please note: Plain text e-mail (non-encrypted) is not secure and should not be used to communicate confidential, sensitive, and/or personal information. The confidentiality and security of information sent via e-mail cannot be guaranteed. Confidential, sensitive, and/or personal information includes, but is not limited to, your social security number, driver's license number, state identification card number, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, medical information, etc. By submitting information via e-mail to this office, you hereby agree that none of the information contained in your communication is confidential, sensitive, or personal. You further agree that this office and the web hosting company shall not be held liable for any breach of confidentiality, breach of security, or similar cause of action resulting from use of email with this office, including any liability for the negligent handling, use, or storage of information contained in your email. Please call our office at 573-426-3860, if you wish to provide sensitive information or our anonymous tip line at 573-426-2936.

*Please be aware that crime tips are not being monitored 24/7 and may be a delay in the review of your crime tip.  If you have an emergency, please call 911 or your local law enforcement agency.

Anonymous Phone Tip Line.

You may report crimes or suspected crimes anonymously to the Phelps County Sheriff's Department. When providing information by phone, you may ask the dispatcher to remain anonymous. You are not required to provide your name or other identifying information.

You may report crimes in progress or life threatening emergencies using 911.

To report an anonymous phone tip you may contact us at 573-426-2936.