Crime Stoppers

Aransas County Crime Stopper members are, back row, from left, Joe Riekers, Capt. Raymond Appel, Jim Godfrey, Rockport Police (RPD) CID Commander Jerry Lawing, and ACISD Peace Officer Mario Munez; front row, from left, Lisa Mariniello, Aransas County Sheriff’s Deputy Cynthia Juarez, RPD’s Nikki Yarnall, and ACISD Police Chief Sammy Zapata.

The Aransas County Crime Stoppers (ACCS) announced they have recently partnered with Texas based company, Anderson Software, to provide a more seamless and efficient way for students and community members to offer information and help solve/prevent crimes and other life threatening matters.

The latest secure and anonymous tip acquisition and management solution called P3 Intel is now in use.

This partnership allows ACCS to foster a relationship between law enforcement and the public to proactively create a safer community.

ACCS will now accept tips by phone, website, and by way of the new free P3 Tips mobile app available on iOS and Andriod platforms, greatly enhancing the mobile tip submission process.

Still completely anonymous, tips submitted through the P3 mobile app have no length limitations and allow images, video, and documents to be uploaded with the tip. Anderson Software’s sophisticated encryption processes obscure any and all identifying information and provide assured anonymity for tipsters.

Even without the app, there is still an easy and secure option for submitting tips from any computer of mobile browser by going to Tips are still welcomed through the hotline at 729-TIPS. Using whichever method, once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login to and submit follow-up information, engage in real-time chat, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.

For more information, contact ACCS at 727-0072 or

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