Muskegon Police Department Reminds Residents Of The New Anonymous Tip Line

Posted at 11:47 AM, Aug 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-15 12:04:29-04

Muskegon Police cruiserMUSKEGON,Mich. — The Muskegon Police Department now has a new anonymous tip Message Line.

By calling or texting 231-846-8477 (231-846-TIPS), Citizens can anonymously leave information about:• Illegal firearm possession

• Ongoing Investigations

• Wanted Persons

• Cold Cases

• Criminal Activity

• Any information that will aid us in fighting crime in the City of Muskegon

“We need your help, we need your information. Without information from the Citizens of Muskegon, your Police Department cannot act swiftly and efficiently to stop criminal activity and apprehend those who commit those crimes.”Muskegon Public Safety Director Jeffrey Lewis
Callers are encouraged to leave as much descriptive information as possible. Beneficial information would include:• What happened? What did you see? What appears suspicious to you?

• Where exactly did the incident occur? Include streets, buildings and room/area.

• Did the suspect(s) have any weapons?

• What did the suspect say?

• Where and when was the suspect last seen?

• What direction was the suspect headed?

• Was the suspect on foot or in a vehicle?

• What did the suspect(s) look like? Describe each suspect one at a time.

o License Plate, Vehicle Description, Color, Make, Model

o Gender/Race/Age

o Height and Weight

o Hair color/length

o Clothing

o Glasses/Facial Hair

o Was the suspect carrying anything?

Information left on the tip line cannot be traced back to the sender. One can leave their name and a call back number if they wish. All information left will be investigated.

For emergencies please continue to CALL 911 for immediate police response.