San Diego Police Foundation


Information is a powerful weapon in the fight against crime. As our partner, you’ll find all the latest news right here.

In Case of Non-Emergency

The Police Foundation would like to remind you that you have options if you feel the need to report an incident, but don’t feel that it’s a true emergency.

San Diego Police Department’s non-emergency number is (619) 531-2000.

You can also report crimes anonymously to Crimestoppers.  If you have information about a crime, follow these steps:

Do you have information about a crime?

In the case of emergency, please call 9-1-1

Tips submitted through this website are encrypted, entirely confidential, completely anonymous and are immediately processed by San Diego County Crime Stoppers.

Call in Anonymous Tips

1. Call 1-888-580-8477

2. Remove the call from your call log

Anonymously Text Crime Tips

To send a text tip to Crime Stoppers follow these steps:

1. Text to 274637

2. Type “SDTips” at the beginning of your text message

3. Type your message including as much detail as possible including name, address, vehicle, and a clear description of the crime to ensure the tip can be effectively investigated

4. You will receive a text with a Crime Stoppers code– keep this code, it will identify you when you pick up your reward.

To find out about the status of your tip, call our tipline in about a month to find out if you are eligible for a reward with your code number.

5. Delete your message from your outbox