Text Tip

Dial 911 If a crime is in progress.  Text a Tip to CRIMES or (274637)    

The Rochester Police Department is looking for any information that can help resolve open active case files. We showcase the recent ones below, however to see all of them - click on the active cases tab at the top.

Text a Tip

Text Messaging


  • To send a Text Tip
    Begin the message with: TIP674
    Send  to: CRIMES  or (274637)
  • You will be sent an Auto-Reply confirmation containing a unique Tip ID.
  • To submit follow-up information simply REPLY…..nothing else is needed.
  • All follow-up tips and replies from Crime Stoppers are a continuation of the record created by your first call.
  • This secure application allows you and Crime Stoppers to have two-way dialog while still being completely anonymous.
  • The thread of messages can be terminated by texting STOP at any time 
    Standard text messaging rates may apply based
    on the subscriber's plan with their mobile phone carrier.


If considering using Text Messaging when there is an immediate threat of injury, harm or danger, we advise that 911 be called for immediate help.

Rochester Police Department and Olmsted County Sheriff's Department are proudly and actively a part of MN Crimestoppers. If you have any information that could lead to an arrest or assist Law Enforcement in solving a crime - you are encouraged to submit a tip knowingly or anonymously.

101 4th Street Southeast
Rochester , MN
Ph: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

If a crime is in progress dial 911 


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