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How to Report a Crime


In the event of an emergency, call : 911


If your report is not an emergency, call: 831-394-6811

Note: You can advise the dispatcher you wish to remain anonymous and do not want to be named or contacted by the police.

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Anonymous Tip Line

To leave a verbal message about a problem, call 831-899-6282. An investigator or police officer will conduct follow up.

Text Message

You may send text tips to: (274637) CRIMES

In the text field, enter SSPDTIPS, followed by your tip. 

Tipsoft provides concerned citizens the ability to participate in online crime reporting in a completely secure and anonymous environment. Once you’ve entered your tip into the Tipsoft system, it is forwarded directly to the Tipsoft Company where it is issued a secure, automated ID number. Your tip is then directed to the Seaside Police Department, identified only by your private ID number. At this point, an officer will reply to your ID number, keeping your identity 100% anonymous. 

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