Crime Tips

You can submit anonymous crime tips to the Quincy Police Department a few different ways.

Drug Activity: We strongly encourage residents to call (617) 479-1212 to report drug activity while it is in progress.

If is not in progress and you would like to provide information related to drug activity, you can either call our confidential Drug Hotline at (617) 328-4527 or please click here. This form is separate from this site and provides anonymity as well as security with an encrypted connection.

Other Criminal Activity: To provide information on other crime activity, please click here.

Use our phone app for Android and iPhone. We provide an app named “My Police Department” or “MyPD” for short to our public. Just search MyPD in your app store and download the app. Choose Quincy and you can send us tips, with or without photos.

Some helpful information to include in your tip is as follows:

  1. The type of criminal activity which is occurring.
  2. Who is involved or a description of the person involved being as descriptive as possible with age, sex, height, weight, hair color, etc.
  3. Motor vehicle being used if there is one, plate number if it is possible to get the number safely.
  4. Times that this activity is taking place or has been observed.
  5. Anything that has been observed such as other people involved, other vehicles involved, etc.