Announcing Delaware State Police’s new smart phone app to help fight LOCAL crime. It’s new, it’s free and available on iPhone, iPad, Android phones. App Name – Delaware Crime Tips(NIC INC.) You can learn more about the DSP by visiting www.dsp.delaware.gov . The app is available for download at www.delaware.gov/apps.
The DSP Tip Line application provides a mobile solution for accepting crime tips allowing users to report information such as location, activity description, subject description, vehicle description, and even a photograph. The user also has the option to submit anonymously. All crime tips are passed directly to the DSP team via an email to preapproved recipients.
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Apart from the mobile application, anyone who wishes to submit a tip may do so by calling the toll-free number 800-TIP-3333, emailing the DSP directly at [email protected] or by submitting an online form located at www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=346
“The Delaware State Police continue to utilize technology as a force multiplier to combat and solve crime,” said Sergeant Paul G. Shavack, Director of Public Information for the Delaware State Police. “By the use of smart phone technology, we want to make it as easy and convenient as possible to provide anonymous tips on crimes and criminal activity. When the public becomes involved and provides crime tips, it helps keep their communities safe.” View the Press Release Troopers Launch Mobile Crime Tip App
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In response to Boston Marathon incident, The Delaware State Police will remain at a heightened state of vigilance continuing patrols and visibility to raise the confidence and comfort levels of the public. The Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC) will continue to monitor and analyze intelligence information and threat streams.
Although there is no credible threat to Delaware, all of these efforts are to increase our capabilities to deter, detect, and disrupt any criminal or terrorist activity, with the ultimate goal of keeping our citizens and visitors of Delaware safe and secure.
We encourage the public to remain vigilant as well, being aware of their surroundings, and to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity. Citizens are urged to report any suspicious activity to the Delaware Anti-Terrorism Tip Line 1-800-FORCE-1-2 (1-800-367-2312) or 911.
Sergeant Paul G. Shavack
Director of Public Information | Delaware State Police