Submit an Anonymous Tip

Your eyes and ears are an important part of our ongoing effort to keep Melrose a safe and peaceful place to live. Please feel free to share any suspicious or unlawful activity so that we can follow up and address the problem. There are multiple ways you can submit your anonymous tip. First, you can submit a comment in the form above. We do not collect any personal information from you!

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Our (phone) TIPS line is completely confidential and anonymous.

781-665-TIPS (8477)

Call any time and leave a message. We do not collect your phone number, name, identity, or location.

Anonymous Text-A-Tip

Text a Tip to Melrose PoliceThe Melrose Police Department also offers an anonymous Text-A-Tip.

Text MELROSE to TIP411 (847411)

Instructions to Text-A-Tip

  1. Initiate a new Text Message on your phone.
  2. Type 847411 where you would normally put a phone number.
  3. Type MELROSE in the body of the message, leave a space and then type your tip.