Submit a Tip

Want to fight crime?  We need your tips about drug activity, cold cases, suspicious activity, or general crime.  There are four ways to send crime tips directly to the Sheriff's Office.

(Do NOT use these tip services if you need an urgent response.  In case of emergencies, call 911).

There are FOUR ways to send us a tip.  Select the option that is convenient for you.  Here’s how to send a crime tip:

1) Call us!
1-888-988-TIPS (8477)

2) Fill out an online form.
Find the crime tip form by clicking here.

3) Install the Sheriff’s Office cell phone app.
* For iPhones, find our app at the Apple App Store.
* For androids, find our app at Google Play.

To find our app, search for “HCSOTip” or “Hennepin.”

4) Text us at 847 411.
Begin your message with keyword “HCSOTip” and then continue to enter your tip message.

Your tips sent via the online form, the cell phone apps, and texting are all ANONYMOUS.

Crime Stoppers of MN also accepts anonymous crime tips.  For more information, visit