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.
Phone Hotline                                                                      
One is by calling the Crime Hotline at 865-380-4715.    Crime Hotline Logo with phone number 865-380-4715 

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.