You can provide anonymous tips for the City of Salem Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department by phone and online.

“An anonymous tip line has been set up to allow those with information to aid us in serving the public without direct involvement,” noted Sheriff Roger Newlon.


The number is 812.883.6566.

Tips for both departments can be made on this line, said Newlon.

The City of Salem also has a web portal where tips can be made online —

“The TIP line was initially planned exclusively for drug tips but has been expanded to allow for tips of any nature,” explained Newlon.

Other Tip Lines for Southern Indiana Counties are:

Clark County – 812-280-2276

Crawford County – 812.338.2802

Floyd County – 812-948-FCSD

Harrison County – 812-738-8477(TIPP) or go to

Jackson County – (812) 358-2141

Jefferson County –  812-265-2648

Lawrence County -812-277-2020

Orange County – (812) 723-2836

Scott County – call 911 or submit information on this website –

Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers – 502-582-CLUE