Anonymous Crime Tips

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These contacts should be used for submitting crime tips only. If a crime is occurring or you believe one will occur, or you or someone else is in danger, call 410-268-4141 or 911 immediately.

Submitting Tips

There are many ways to submit crime tips to the Annapolis Police Department:

  • Call 410-280-CLUE (2583) - Call and leave a tip message for Annapolis police officers 24 hours a day. This line is not answered and should not be used for reporting crimes.
  • Call 410-260-3439 to speak to an Annapolis police detective.
  • Email the Police Department. This email address is not monitored 24 hours a day and should not be used for reporting crimes.

Submitting Anonymous Tips Through Metro Crime Stoppers

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you text, phone in, or submit your Annapolis crime tip online Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department. No identifying information is ever forwarded to us. Please be assured that only your tip is communicated from Metro Crime Stoppers to the police department, not any identifying information about you. Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers.

You can submit an anonymous tip by: