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...

Supporting the Shield Event

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To show appreciation and support for our law enforcement officials in Kent County, Silent Observer is hosting a “Supporting the Shield” event the week of December 7, 2020. 

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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.