Crime Stoppers of Minnesota is an anonymous method that citizens can use to report knowledge regarding a crime or information regarding fugitives. The Red Wing Police Department has partnered with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota to provide another method of communication for citizens to report information and remain anonymous. By partnering with Crime Stoppers, the Department is supporting additional ways that citizens can turn in information that may save thousands of dollars of investigators' time and speed the solving of cases.
Anonymous Crime Tips
The Red Wing Police Department encourages residents to contact the police department or their community policing officer. However, some citizens may not feel comfortable or safe reporting information directly. Through Crime Stoppers of Minnesota, citizens can remain anonymous.
Because of Crime Stoppers' technological presence, the Police Department is in effect increasing its reach for investigative information to be statewide and worldwide. Information that anyone may have, can be submitted using various methods of communications technology that also accommodate multiple languages. Several options are available to send in your tip or information regarding a crime or a fugitive in the Red Wing Area.
- Call Crime Stoppers at 888-222-TIPS (8477)
- Visit the Crime Stoppers Website
- Submit an anonymous tip online
- Download the free Submit a Tip smartphone app.
Awards for Arrests
If the tip leads to a felony arrest, the person who submitted the tip may qualify to receive an award of up to $1,000, but will still remain anonymous.
Crime Stoppers of Minnesota is a non-profit organization operating separate and independent of Law Enforcement and government funded by tax deductible donations. It has been in Minnesota since 1979 and is one of over 500 Crime Stoppers programs around the United States that offer the same commitment to anonymity and offer a reward to help solve crimes.