The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office is increasing its crime-fighting arsenal with a new app designed to help residents connect with deputies, find information, view alerts, and submit anonymous tips - all from their smartphone. Developed by tip411, the Dinwiddie County Sheriffs app puts a powerful new crime-fighting tool into the hands of community members of all ages. The Dinwiddie County Sheriff app is available free by using the download link to the right.

The Dinwiddie County Sheriff app and tip411 anonymous text-a-tip system are 100% anonymous, The app removes all identifying information prior to submission, insuring the safety and anonymity of the sender. Residents in Dinwiddie County without smartphones can still  send anonymous text tips via their cell phones texting keyword DCSOTIP , followed by their message, to 847411 (tip411). 

How to Submit a Tip

Anyone can send anonymous tips by the following methods:

You can send us a tip that includes a photograph or video on your mobile device by pressing the camera icon at the bottom of the screen while using the free mobile app.

All tips transmit instantly to our Communications Center, where the information is directed to the appropriate area, i.e. patrol, narcotics, warrants, etc.

We monitor tip411 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. All tips we receive are anonymous.