Delaware Launches State Police Mobile Tip Line Application on Android and iOS
DOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Delaware State Police (DSP) and Delaware.gov in conjunction with Delaware Interactive, LLC (DI) have just launched a new mobile Tip Line application on both Android and iOS platforms. The DSP receives crime tips from various sources: email, a toll-free hotline, and an online submission through its website. The new Mobile Tip Line provides an additional, convenient, method whereby anyone can submit a crime tip straight from their mobile device. You can learn more about the DSP by visiting http://dsp.delaware.gov/. The app is free to both Android and iOS users and available for download at http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.
The DSP Tip Line application provides a mobile solution for accepting crime tips allowing users to report information such as location, activity description, subject description, vehicle description, and even a photograph. The user also has the option to submit anonymously. All crime tips are passed directly to the DSP team via an email to preapproved recipients. Apart from the mobile application, anyone who wishes to submit a tip may do so by calling the toll-free number 800-TIP-3333, emailing the DSP directly at email@example.com, or by submitting an online form located at https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=346.
"The Delaware State Police continue to utilize technology as a force multiplier to combat and solve crime," said Sergeant Paul G. Shavack, Director of Public Information for the Delaware State Police. "By the use of smart phone technology, we want to make it as easy and convenient as possible to provide anonymous tips on crimes and criminal activity. When the public becomes involved and provides crime tips, it helps keep their communities safe."
This mobile application responds to the administration's eGovernment directive for enhanced citizen access. "We're committed to creating new and convenient eGovernment tools for Delaware," said Greg Hughes, Director of the Delaware Government Information Center (GIC), which leads eGovernment efforts in the First State. "Delaware Governor Jack Markell has directed us to look for ways to make government more efficient, effective and open; mobile apps and eGovernment tools like this one will help us meet that goal."
About Delaware Interactive
Delaware Interactive is part of the eGovernment firm NIC's (NAS: EGOV) family of companies. Its focus is on accelerating the number of online services available to Delaware citizens and businesses through the state's official portal, Delaware.gov. Additional information is available at http://www.www.egov.com.
NIC, Inc. (NAS: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies across the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.
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