FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10-1-21
Princeton Police Launch New tip411 Anonymous Tip System for Customized Crime-Fighting
Innovative new Princeton PD app helps better connect police with the public
Princeton, Texas: On Monday, October 4, 2021 The Princeton Police Department is increasing its crime-fighting arsenal with a new app to help residents connect with the department to find information, view alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphone.
Developed by tip411, the Princeton PD app puts a powerful new crime-fighting tool into the hands of community members of all ages. The Princeton PD app is available for download for free via the Google Play Store, iTunes App Store or on our website at www.princetontx.gov/police.
“We believe in partnering with our community to provide innovative services and programming to ensure that we are responsive to issues and concerns beyond just crime control,” said Princeton Police Chief Mark Moyle. “I think our new Princeton PD app from tip411 will help enhance our ability to do just that.”
The new Princeton PD app enables the public to share an anonymous tip with police and lets officers respond back to create an anonymous two-way conversation.
“We’ve listened to feedback from partners like Princeton Police and have built a more advanced and innovative product to help departments better engage their communities,” said tip411 President Terry Halsch. “The Princeton PD app, powered by tip411, will greatly improve the public’s access to agency alerts, social media channels, important information, and more to help fight crime.”
The Princeton PD app and tip411 anonymous text a tip system are 100% anonymous, as the technology removes all identifying information before police see the tips and there is no way to identify the sender.
Those without a smartphone can share information with police by sending an anonymous text tip via their cell phone to police by texting keyword PPDTIP and their message/tip to 847411 (tip411). Anonymous web tips can also be submitted via the department’s website at www.princetontx.gov/police.