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Anonymous Tips (TIP-411)
Anonymous Tips Online
Anyone can submit an anonymous tip to the Police Department online by clicking here. Please be as specific and detailed as possible when submitting a tip. The tips page is NOT monitored 24 hours a day.

Anonymous Tip App for Smart Phones 
Recently, the Fredericksburg Police Department launched FPD Tip, a free smart phone app that allows citizens to send anonymous tips directly to the police department. The FPD Tip app is available for iPhone and Android smart phones and puts a powerful new crime-fighting tool into the hands of the community. To download the free app, search “FPD Tip” in the Google Play Store or iTunes App Store.

Texting Anonymous Tips
Citizens can make anonymous tips by sending a text to “847-411” and texting “FPDtip” and their message to the number.

Remember, for situations that require immediate action, please call the Police Department directly at 540-373-3122 or 911 in the event of an emergency. 

TIP-411 for Schools

Students in the Fredericksburg City Public Schools are encouraged to provide tips to the Police Department via text message through the Web-based service TIP-411. Anonymous tips are helpful in policing and preventing activities such as bullying, assault and drug use.

Students can text tips to TIP-411 (847-411). Your text message should include your school's key word to identify the school where the problem is occurring.

School key words are:
  • WGMS for Walker Grant Middle School
  • LUES for Lafayette Upper Elementary School
  • OWGS for Original Walker Grant School
  • HMES for Hugh Mercer Elementary School