Secret Witness Program
See the Crime, Call the Line
If you witness a crime in progress or have an emergency that needs immediate attention, call 911.
For non life threatening emergencies or crimes you can call our 24 hour dispatch line at 775-664-4393. In most cases the quicker you call to report a crime, the more likely it is to be solved.
Anonymously Report a Tip (Secret Witness)
Too often people with vital information about crimes fail to contact police because they fear retaliation or they simply don't want to testify in court. Many crimes have been solved as the result of anonymous "Secret Witness" tips. YOU CAN REMAIN COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS! If you have information that could help solve a crime please call our Secret Witness line at 775-664-3188.
Anonymously Report a Tip Online (Secret Witness)
Use the email address "firstname.lastname@example.org" to make an ANONYMOUS report if you have seen a crime or have information related to a crime. You do not need to include your name, email address, or phone number. All submissions are completely anonymous.
Try to provide detailed information about the crime you are reporting so we can follow up timely and appropriately. Use descriptions such as the type of crime, date and time of the crime, suspect names if known. Descriptors such as clothing, height, weight, hair and eye color. Scars marks and tattoos are also very helpful when identifying someone. Details about the crime(s) that will assist officers when investigating your tips can make a huge difference.
Other resources provided by the police department can be found on the web by visiting www.westwendovercity.com