The Augusta Police along with Tip411 have made available the APD crime reporting app. AUGUSTA MAINE POLICE Launch New tip411Mobile App for Customized Crime-Fighting Innovative new AUGUSTAPD tip411Mobile app helps better connect police with the public [AUGUSTA, ME] – [OCT3rd, 2018] –The AUGUSTA ME POLICE is increasing its crime-fighting arsenal with a new app to help residents connect with the department to find information, view alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphone. Developed by tip411, the AUGUSTAPD app puts a powerful new crime-fighting tool into the hands of community members of all ages. The AUGUSTAPD app is available for download for free via the Google Play Store, iTunes App Store,
Like the department’s existing tip411 anonymous text a tip system, the new AUGUSTAPD app enables the public to share an anonymous tip with police and lets officers respond back to create an anonymous two-way conversation. See the APD tip411 YouTube video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeeO7f5q4w4&t=1s
The AUGUSTAPD app and tip411 anonymous text a tip system are 100% anonymous, as the technology removes all identifying information before police see the tips and there is no way to identify the sender. Residents in AUGUSTA MAINE without a smartphone will still be able to send an anonymous text tip via their cell phone to police by texting keyword AUGUSTAPD and their message/tip to 847411 (tip411).
tip411 is a digital toolset for law enforcement, schools, and community groups that features innovative smartphone apps, anonymous text tips, group alerting, and secure social media publishing tools. tip411 helps agencies engage community members of all ages by enabling residents to share anonymous tips that can be responded to in real time by authorized personnel inside an agency or organization. Learn more at www.tip411.com or by following @tip411CO on Twitter.