Welcome to our newest community safety project: Citizen Observer
There is no limit to what we can accomplish if we all work together, stay alert and stay connected!
San Antonio Police Department
Instantaneous and proactive communication from local law
enforcement to you!
The Alert Network allows the San Antonio Police Department
to instantly update you about crimes, emergencies and other
All Alerts are delivered via e-mail and are also available via text
message on your cell phone.
- Citizen Alerts inform all registered users of public safety
concerns in your area. The Alerts contain information about
crime trends, descriptions of suspects, missing persons, as
well as advice on personal safety, and how to safeguard
- Business Alerts are targeted to specific business types, so
your business will receive information about crimes that are
pertinent to your business type.
- Case Alerts allow law enforcement to automatically
disseminate information about open cases to all registered
Citizen Observer users.
- Watch Group Alerts allow law enforcement to send
targeted alerts to specific neighborhoods with information
about crimes that are happening in their immediate area.
Secure Two-Way Communication between the public and
local law enforcement
Possibly the biggest benefit of the Alert Network is the way it
makes possible two-way communication between law
enforcement and the public.
- Law Enforcement can update citizens on situations that
require their attention.
- As we the public learn about fugitives, missing persons
and unsolved cases, we can provide tips directly to the
SAPD Tip411 - Anonymous Tip Form or Text Message
(in case of emergency, call 911)
To send an anonymous tip to SAPD via the web click on Submit a Tip below or text message the keyword SATIP and your message to 847411 (tip411).
Cold Case Tip Line
The San Antonio Police Department needs your assistance in solving these Unsolved Homicide Cold Cases. If you have information that might be useful, Please call the San Antonio Police Department COLD CASE TIP LINE anytime day or night at 210-207-7401, or you can call 210-207-7635 or 210-207-7484, or call 210-224-STOP (Crime Stoppers).