Submit a Crime Tip

Welcome to the Online Tip Form. Use this web-based form to report a tip on an active investigation to the Prince William County Police Department. Please complete the form below and follow the system prompts to submit your tip. We ask you to be as specific and thorough as possible, listing all available details and information.

Your submission will be reviewed by staff and may be assigned to a detective or an officer for further follow-up. Your contact information is required for submission. This allows the Police Department to contact you if needed; however, your information will not be provided to anyone outside of law enforcement. If you prefer, you may provide your tip to the Police Department by calling the phone tipline at 703-792-7000.

This form is not intended to file a report or to report a crime/incident to police. To report a crime, please contact the non-emergency line at 703-792-6500 or file a report online. If you suspect suspicious activity, you can report your observations online. To report suspected narcotics activity, please call the narcotics tipline at 703-686-6522.

You can also request additional traffic enforcement or patrols in your neighborhood online.

We appreciate your taking the time to provide your tip to the Police Department. We are committed to deterring crime and keeping Prince William County a safe community for our residents and visitors.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office by calling 703-792-5123 or email.