Silent Observer empowers our citizens to stand up and speak out against crime. Our anonymous tip lines offers community members a safe and anonymous way to report information about serious crime.

You Stay Anonymous

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You will never be asked your name. Instead you will be given a special code number, called a tip number, and a password that is special only to you.

Three Ways to Submit Your Tip

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Submitting is easy with three simple methods to help your community: online, via our Android and iOSapps or by phone

Next Gen Council

Silent Observer’s Next Gen Council is made up of passionate young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s whose purpose is to support the mission of Silent...

Candelight & Prayer Vigil

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The past several weeks have brought about many changes due to the COVID-19 virus. So with heavy hearts we must cancel the vigil we planned on April 22, 2020 to honor victims of crime during Crime Victims’ Rights Week. We are hopeful that the vigil will still take place sometime this year, if at all possible.

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You stay anonymous

You will never be asked your name. Instead you will be given a special code number, called a tip number, and a password that is special only to you. You can use that number to track the tip you’ve made.

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Go Mobile!

With the Silent Observer app, you’ll be able to submit anonymous tips on the go, update and review existing tips, and access the hotline easily.