Crime Stoppers

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Keep Glendale Safe.  Report Crime Without Getting Involved.

Do you know about a crime that has happened or will happen?  Are you afraid to tell the police? Many people are worried they might be hurt if someone found out they reported a crime.  Crime Stoppers lets you report crime and completely protects your identity. And, if an arrest is made, you may receive a cash reward.

How Do I Contact Crime Stoppers?

  • Telephone the free hotline (1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
  • Text your tip.
  • Make an on-line tip.
  • Use your smart phone and a free app to report a crime.

No matter how you report a tip, you are always protected. You remain anonymous. If it is an emergency, please call 911.

  • Call the Anonymous Hot Line

    When you call the hotline to report a crime, a person—not a machine—will answer the phone 24/7. No need to identify yourself. The person will give you a code number for identification.  Use this number to identify yourself whenever you call the hotline. Have a pen and paper ready to write down your code number.  Never share your secret code number with anyone.

  • Text a Tip

    Text "TIPLA," plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). You will receive an auto reply with a confirmation that has your code number. To follow up, you simply reply.   You can quit the session by texting "STOP" at any time. Or choose the "Terminate thread" button.

  • Web Tips

    To send an on-line tip, go to and follow the directions.

  • Tip via Mobile App

    With a smart phone, use the free mobile app.  It uses GPS to auto locate the nearest police agency or you can manually select the police station. Your information will be given a user ID and password. The app is available at the Android Market or the iTunes App Store.

  • What Crimes Should I Report?

    Any crime!

    Fraud, Theft, Burglary, Robbery, Homicide, Kidnapping, Child abuse, Elder abuse, Rape, Domestic violence, Arson, tagging, Hit and run accidents, Drug issues, Parole violations, Terrorism, Stalking, and more.

  • What Happens to My Tip?

Your tip is routed to an investigator.  He/she takes any necessary action.  You can help by giving as much information as possible.

  • The type of crime or what the fugitive is wanted for.
  •  When and where the crime occurred:
    • Where items from the crime are located, or where the fugitive can be located.
  • Who is involved: Name, nickname, age, address, height, weight, tattoos, clothing, vehicle description, license plate numbers, and any people they associate with.

Does Crime Stoppers Work?

Here are the results from 1997-2013 for the United States.



Cases Cleared


Rewards Paid


Property Recovered


Drugs Recovered


Total Recovered


Can I Join Crime Stoppers?

Crime Stoppers is an all-volunteer, community organization. For information on meetings, please call 818-548-4016. Meetings are semi-monthly at 7:00 am at Foxy's restaurant. We welcome your attendance. Want to donate to Crime Stoppers? Please send your check to Glendale Crime Stoppers, Inc., 300 Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale, CA 91201. Your donation is tax-deductible as we are a 501(c) (3) corporation.


Read about crime in your area:

To read about crime statistics in Glendale, click here.

Crime Stoppers, 300 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale, CA 91201