SOMERSET, KY – The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is increasing its crime-fighting strategy with a new app to help residents connect with Deputies to find information, view alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphone.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office set up the communities that you can sign up for alerts on by Fire Districts.
On the app, citizens can create an account and sign up for alerts in whichever community they want to choose.
Developed by tip411, the PulaskiCo Sheriff app puts a powerful new crime-fighting tool into the hands of community members of all ages.
The PulaskiCo Sheriff app is available for download for free via the Google Play Store, iTunes App Store, or by visiting the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office website at www.pulaskisheriff.com.
“It is our vision to build a team concept between the community and the Sheriff's Office thereby providing the citizens of Pulaski County with an optimum level of protection and service, said Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck. “I believe our new app will help us better connect with residents so that we can all work together to make Pulaski County a safer place to live, work, and visit.”
The new PulaskiCo Sheriff app enables the public to share an anonymous tip with police and lets officers respond back to create an anonymous two-way conversation.
“We’ve listened to feedback from communities like Pulaski County and have built a more advanced and innovative product to help agencies better engage their residents,” said tip411 President Terry Halsch. “The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office app, powered by tip411, will greatly improve the public’s access to agency alerts, social media channels, important information, and more to help fight crime.”
The PulaskiCo Sheriff app and tip411 anonymous text a tip system is 100% anonymous, as the technology removes all identifying information before deputies see the tips and there is no way to identify the sender.
Residents in Pulaski County without a smartphone can send anonymous text tips via their cell phone to Deputies by texting keyword PCSOTIP and their message/tip to 847411 (tip411).
Anonymous web tips can also be submitted through our website at www.pulaskisheriff.com.
Used in over 2,000 communities across the US, tip411 is a web-based toolset that features innovative smartphone apps, anonymous text tips, group alerting, and secure social media publishing tools. tip411 helps agencies engage community members of all ages by enabling anyone with a cell phone to submit tips via a smartphone app or text anonymous tips that can be responded to in real time by authorized personnel in the agency or organization. Learn more at www.tip411.com or by following @tip411CO on Twitter.