Crime Stoppers


Central Iowa Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa is a non-profit organization that provides the public in Central Iowa financial incentives to anonymously assist in solving crime.

Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa remains a useful tool for law enforcement to gather critical information to assist in solving crimes.

Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization. A civilian community board of directors provides direction. The reward money paid out by the program is from the fund raising and donations from concerned citizens and businesses.

Since the start of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa, many calls have been received resulting in hundreds of arrests and recovery of substantial amounts of property. Calls have included information about murder, robbery, rape, assaults, drug and firearm offenses.

Telephone Tip

Tipsters can anonymously report a crime by calling 515-223-1400, or 800-452-1111.

Online Web Tip

Tipsters now have the option of giving us tips online. The process is completely secure and anonymous. Submit the Online Web Tip Form.

Text Tip

Tipsters now have the option of texting us tips through their cell phone. The process is completely secure and anonymous and is a very effective and efficient means of safely communicating with us.  Text "PCCS" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

For more about the Crime Stoppers program, go to Central Iowa Crime Stoppers.