Lee Herald Favicon 16Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers will be utilizing tip submission technology that is, quite literally, at your fingertips.

P3 Global Intel offers a “fully integrated and state-of-the-art tip acquisition and tip management solution that has quickly become the leading choice of Crime Stoppers Programs, Law Enforcement Agencies, Campus Safety Programs, and Federal Agency Initiatives,” according to Anderson Software, the creator of the app.  “P3 is a fresh new approach to cloud-based tip and intelligence management with many new industry-leading features.”

Increasingly popular among Crime Stoppers programs, law enforcement agencies, college campuses and other governmental organizations, P3 Tips ensure anonymity while allowing tipsters to interact, in real time, if they choose to.

Additionally, law enforcement agencies have the capability to enter and manage updated fugitive information and share it with the public.

P3…which stands for Public, Police and Private Sector…can be downloaded through the App Store for iPhone products or Google Play for Android users.  Search for “P3 Tips” to download the free app.

According to Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator, “Through this app, tipsters will have the option of either providing a new tip, updating a tip or simply calling the hotline with the touch of a screen.  The P3 app will allow for more dialogue between Crime Stoppers staff and tipsters and will afford the ability for users to upload video, photos, screen shots and even audio files.”

Routte indicates that text-tips can no longer be submitted, however, less than two percent of all submitted tips arrived via text messaging.

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers will continue to accept any and all information via phone at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at  www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com.

Tips, regardless of the submission method, are guaranteed to remain anonymous.  Please read our recent interview with Trish Routte for information regarding guaranteed anonymity.


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Image courtesy of Anderson Software



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