ALDF Crime Tips: Mobile App to Report Animal Cruelty
ALDF Crime Tips is a first-of-its-kind app designed to help you help animals—by letting you report abuse and neglect of animals in your community right from your phone. Your animal abuse crime tips will immediately alert your local law enforcement when animals are in need of help—and justice.
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Install ALDF Crime Tips
Scan the appropriate QR code with your smartphone to install CrimeTips.
- Can’t scan? Simply open the links below by clicking or tapping using your mobile device.
How It Works
When you submit a tip, a GPS embedded text, photo, video, or audio report is sent to your local authorities via the ALDF Crime Tips app. If you live in a jurisdiction that is already connected with ALDF Crime Tips—many jurisdictions across the nation already are—then the tip goes direct to your local law enforcement. If your local authorities are not yet connected with the app, then the tip goes to a call center staffed with individuals who will quickly locate the appropriate local authorities and forward the tips to the correct contact for your jurisdiction.
Because the app was built by the same developers who created an already-established national app for general crime reporting, there is already a well-established infrastructure in place that makes sure tips about animal abuse submitted through ALDF Crime Tips will quickly and seamlessly get to your local authorities.
ALDF Crime Tips has been downloaded by over 36,000 users, and community shelters are getting on board, too! The app is a first-of-its-kind resource for local humane societies and law enforcement. Groups like the Houston Humane Society and the Vermont Humane Federation are encouraging their communities to report animal cruelty using ALDF Crime Tips. Check out the Houston Humane Society’s website.
If your organization is interested in partnering with ALDF’s Crime Tips, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.