There are three ways to submit an anonymous tip to the Miami Valley Crime Stoppers:
- By Phone: Call (937) 222-STOP or 1-800-637-5735, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Online: Click here to submit a tip using our anonymous form.
- App: The P3 Tips mobile application is available for free on on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
After you give your information you will receive a special code number. Make sure you write this number down correctly and don’t lose it. You remain anonymous and this is our only link to you. Crime Stoppers will forward the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency for follow-up. After a few weeks you can call the coordinator Monday-Friday during regular business hours to receive an update on your information.
The Phone Call
Information is always needed to solve felony crimes and apprehend felony fugitives in Dayton and the surrounding Miami Valley area. If you have information call (937) 222-STOP or 1-800-637-5735, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Give as much detailed information as possible. The Crime Stoppers coordinator answers the phone during regular business hours Monday-Friday. After hours, the calls are taken by a specialized answering service based out of Canada. You will always remain anonymous and we do not record your voice or denote your gender.
Tipsters can also submit a web tip online while still remaining anonymous. To submit a tip online simply click the web tip button located in the upper right hand corner of this page. The process is completely secure and anonymous and is a very effective and efficient means of safely communicating with us in today’s world. Our WebTip process is powered by the world’s leading online tip solution provider, Anderson Software. The very unique integrated Two-Way Dialog capabilities allow the tipster to come back and provide additional information to their tip at any time, but also provides a secure means for the coordinator to ask questions or provide reward information back to the tipster through the same secure and encrypted interface.
Tipsters also have the option of sending an anonymous crime tip from the tipter’s smartphone using our P3 Tips mobile application ([Android] [Apple]). As with online tips, mobile tips ([Android] [Apple]) are also completely secure and anonymous. Once the tip is sent via the app ([Android] [Apple]), the tipster will automatically receive confidential code number so they may add additional information to the original tip if necessary. Using the same Two-Way dialog capabilities of online tip reporting, Crime Stoppers will be able to re-contact tipsters via the same regarding their tips. Tipster can also anonymously upload photos, videos and audio files with their tips. You can download the P3 Tips Mobile App here: ([Android] [Apple])
If your information leads to the arrest and indictment of a criminal you will be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. All reward recommendations are decided on by the Crime Stoppers board of directors on a monthly basis. The board of directors is comprised of citizens from the community, most of who own or operate a nearby business.