Suffolk County residents can now use an app to submit anonymous tips to law enforcement.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers launched a tip submission system last month called P3, which allows residents to submit tips using a phone app. The app allows people to anonymously upload tips, photos and videos with no length limitations to assist law enforcement during investigations. 

The free app can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching “P3 Tips.” 

Residents can also submit tips online without the app by visiting p3tips.com. Tips are also accepted by phone at 1-800-220-TIPS or 631-852-NARC. 

Each submission method provides the person making the tip with a TIP ID and password. With this information, the tipster can log in at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in real-time chat/two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, as well as access any pertinent reward information.

All tips will remain anonymous, secure and eligible for cash rewards.

Tips previously accepted as SMS text messages using a short code and a dedicated keyword will no longer be accepted.

Source: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers press release

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