Silent Observer

About the Program
Silent Observer is a nationally-recognized model for community crime fighting and was 1st established here by the Battle Creek Area Chamber Foundation.

The service gives citizens the opportunity to provide police with vital information - and remain anonymous. Cash rewards are available for tips that lead to the arrest and conviction.

The program receives an average of more than 500 tips per year.

Submit A Tip
There are several ways to submit a tip:
  • Call 269-964-3888 to submit an anonymous tip.
  • Citizens also can text tips! Dial CRIMES (274-637), then text "SOTIP" and text a message.
  • Visit the Crime Reports website.
  • Download the free TipSubmit Mobile app for Android or iPhone.