Silent Observer

General Information

Kent County Silent Observer

report an anonymous crime tip
Call Kent County Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or toll free at 1-866-774-2345, 24/7 with information about serious crimes in your community.  You will never be asked your name.  Instead you will be given a special code number, called a tip number that is special only to you. Public Act 557 strengthens Silent Observer's promise of anonymity to tipsters who call our tip line with information about crime.  Silent Observer is most interested in information about serious crimes that affect the safety and well being of your neighborhood and community.  Tips about arson, drugs, burglary, criminal sexual conduct, robbery, murder, weapons, theft, vandalism and people with warrants are just some of the crimes Silent Observer would like to receive information.

Silent Observer will pay a reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to the  arrest of an individual. The reward amount is based on the severity of the crime and how important the tip was to police. A reward is available for any serious crime solved with the help of a tip to Silent Observer.  So if you have information about crime call the Silent Observer tip line at (616) 774-2345.

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