Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is transitioning to a new software system for community members to submit anonymous crime tips.
The P-3 Intel software allows people to send in tips by phone, web, and through a mobile app called P-3 Tips. Images, videos and documents can also be submitted.
An ID and password will be given to tipsters to log in to the website to submit follow-up information and speak to law enforcement while still remaining anonymous.
Wichita Police Det. Wendy Hummell says the old text messaging system didn’t let police to contact tipsters for more information.
"This software, this new software, is going to greatly enhance the information that comes into the community," she said during a news briefing Friday.
Hummell says close to 2,000 tips were sent in last year, resulting in 105 arrests.
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