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Pick an easy, anonymous option:

PHONE A TIP 

Call Crime Alert Berks County's anonymous tip line at 1(877) 373-9913. No one will ask your name. You will be assigned a code number to track your tip. Crime Alert rewards for information which leads to an arrest of an offender and are paid in cash!

TEXT A TIP

Text Crime Alert Berks County's anonymous tip line by texting 847411 and starting your message with the word ALERTBERKS + your tip. No one will ask your name. You will be assigned a code number to track your tip. Crime Alert rewards for information which leads to an arrest of an offender and are paid in cash.

DOWNLOAD THE ALERTBERKS APP

Download the Crime Alert Berks County's app on your Apple or Android device by searching for the AlertBerks app. Tips may be submitted anonymously directly through the app (you may send pictures, too). No one will ask your name. You will be assigned a code number to track your tip. Crime Alert rewards for information which leads to an arrest of an offender and are paid in cash.


How do we work?

You may submit an anonymous tip in several ways: by calling our tip-line at 1(877) 373-9913, by using your mobile phone to text tips to keyword ALERTBERKS along with your tip to 847411, or by downloading our free smartphone app from iTunes or Google Play.

Our tip system is anonymous

When you use our tip system, you will be issued a randomly generated access code which is also used as your "tipster" ID. That's what we use to track your tip.

When submitting a tip

Please be as descriptive as possible (including- Who, What, When, Where, and How Do You Know).

By submitting a tip through our service

You acknowledge that the tip must first be examined in the same manner as all reports of criminal activity that are currently handled by Crime Alert Berks County. You also acknowledge that the information you provide does not automatically represent that a investigation is now or will in the future be opened based on this tip alone.


This service is intended for non-emergency
use only

ALWAYS DIAL 911 IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

An arrest was made. Now what?

If you saw through the news or court records that an arrest was made, call the tip line and make sure you have your tipster ID. We will be able to let you know if your tip resulted in the arrest and more details on receiving your cash reward will be given on the call.

Disclaimer: Any tips submitted through our website (the form below) will not receive a tipster ID. Please submit your tip through the phone, text, or app if you would like to be eligible for a cash reward.