Crime Prevention - Anonymous Tips

Protect yourself and your neighborhood - if you witness a crime, report it. You can always remain anonymous.

Reporting Anonymous Tips


The Alcoa Police Department offers citizens 2 methods of communicating crime tips to the department.
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Phone Hotline


One is by calling the Crime Hotline at 865-380-4715.

Online Tips


The second is by submitting your tip online through our Tipline Form. All information received (including your identity) will be kept strictly confidential.
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Methods of Reporting


Citizens are urged to help police collect crime information by using one of these methods to report such things as:
  • Any matter requiring some discretion when talking with a police officer
  • General crimes
  • Juvenile activity
  • Stolen item locations
  • Suspected drug activity and houses
  • Traffic activity
  • Wanted persons and their locations

Reporting Urgent Problems


Please do not use this space to report an urgent problem such as a crime in progress or as an alternative to filing an official police report.

For all emergencies, immediately dial 911.

For non-emergency reporting such as barking dogs, parking complaints, etc. please dial 865-981-4111.