|If you are interested in helping your school, the district, and local
Crime Stoppers enforcement keep your school and the surrounding
community safe, there is a way you can take personal responsibility.
Join other schools and school districts in Tarrant County as they make a difference by going to 469 Tips
with information leading to the arrest of a person or persons involved
in crimes. You not only help your community, but you can get a reward
for your information.
Don’t be left out. Claim your rewards when you work with other schools and our law enforcement to stop crime in your community.
Here are some FAQs about Crime Stoppers.
Why should you give a Crime Stoppers tip?
How do I report a tip to Crime Stoppers during school hours?
You are helping to make your school a safer place.
Someone may need your help.
You could receive a cash reward.
YOU WILL BE ANONYMOUS!
Tell a school administrator, staff member, or officer that you would like to give a Crime Stoppers tip. You will be given a private setting to place your tip by phone or online.
How do I report a tip to Crime Stoppers after school hours?
Call the Crime Stoppers hotline: 817-469-TIPS (8477). A live person will be available to answer your call between 7:00 am – midnight, 7 days a week. There is no Caller ID, calls are not recorded, and you will not be required to give your name so that you can remain anonymous.
Go online to www.469tips.com. Click on “Submit a Campus Tip.” A form will pop up for you to fill out regarding the crime and the suspects involved. You may even submit a photo, if you have one. The information will be sent directly to Crime Stoppers, no personal email address is required so that you can remain anonymous.
What kind of information can I report to Crime Stoppers?
You can report information on any offense including but not limited to weapon possession, drugs, arson, graffiti, vandalism, theft, and assaults. You can also report information on any school violation including but not limited to possession of tobacco or alcohol. In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1!!!
How does Crime Stoppers work?
Contact Crime Stoppers via phone or web. You will be given a tip number and will be told when to contact Crime Stoppers again in order to check the status of the reward. After the Crime Stoppers tip is given, the school resource officer and/or the school administrator will investigate the information provided. If the information provided leads to an arrest or disciplinary action
(detention, suspension, etc), then you will receive a cash reward. Rewards range from $10 - $1,000 and are determined based on the severity of the crime.
How do I pick up the reward?
Tips are approved by the Crime Stoppers Board the 3rd Wednesday of every month. The rewards will be at the banks ready to be picked up the following Monday after the Crime Stoppers Board meeting. Contact Crime Stoppers to retrieve reward pick up information, which includes the bank location, a code word, and the reward amount. You will not have to show any ID or sign for a check at the bank; you will be given cash.