Sending an SMS Text Tip
When sending a tip to the Lubbock Police Department via SMS Text message please remember the following:
- You will need to text your tip to 274637 or (CRIMES on a dial pad).
- For every NEW tip you text to 274637, you must always include the keyword "LBKTIPS" at the beginning of your text message, followed by a space.
- After entering in the keyword and space you can then enter your tip.
- Provide Location Information
- Crime Detail/Description
- Number of Persons involved, etc.
- SAMPLE MESSAGES:
LBKTIPS There are 3 kids on the corner of Main & Ave. Q that are painting graffiti on all of the buildings. They appear to be in their early teens.
LBKTIPS In my neighborhood, I spotted the arson suspect from the recent park fires. I saw the person in a white older model pick-up. Location: 200 Block of Texas Avenue.
- When finished composing your tip, please press the "SEND" button.
- Once your tip is submitted, you will receive an automatic response with a confirmation containing a unique Tip Alias.
- To submit follow-up information on a specific tip, please simply reply to the automatic response(s) previously received.