The Sheriff's Department uses a third party company called TipSoft to collect tips and provide follow-up messages through their servers located in Canada. TipSoft does not track information on tipsters which makes this service completely anonymous. If you would like a detective to contact you back directly, you can provide your name and phone number. After submitting a tip, you can click here to follow-up on an existing tip. To report a crime in progress, call 911; do not use any of these features to reports crimes in progress.
Use our secure Online Tip Form to submit your tip anonymously online. The Online Tip Form allows you to provide tip information and attach a photo. When submitting a tip online, you have the option of selecting a password to retrieve secure and anonymous 2-way messages from investigators and to follow-up on the status of your tip. Using your password, you can also log in and provide additional information and photos for investigators. Click here to follow-up on an existing tip. If you would like a detective to contact you back directly, you can provide your name and phone number.
Use your iPhone or Android smartphone, to download the free P3 Tips phone app from the iTunes Store or the Android Marketplace. The smartphone apps allow you to submit a tip, attach photos and video clips stored on your phone, track the status of your tip and receive secure and anonymous 2-way messages from investigators. The smartphone app can also be password protected for your security. Download the app here: iPhone App or Android App.
Call the tip line. Our trained call takers are available to take your tips 24 hours a day, 365 days a year via our telephone tip line. You can remain 100% anonymous when providing your tips for our investigators.
Use the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office online system to submit a report for some types of crimes occurring in unincorporated Sacramento County and Rancho Cordova. A valid email address is required.
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