Sending an SMS Text Tip


When sending a tip to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office via
SMS Text message please remember the following:

  • You will need to text your tip to 274637 or (CRIMES on a dial pad).
  • For every NEW tip you text to 274637, you must always include the keyword “LBKTIPS” at the beginning of your text message, followed by a space.
  • After entering in the keyword and space you can then enter your tip.
    • Provide Location Information
    • Crime Detail/Description
    • Number of Persons involved, etc.
      FROM: 8067753000
      TO: 274637
      LBKTIPS There are 3 kids on the corner of Main & Ave. Q that are painting graffiti on all of the buildings. They appear to be in their early teens.FROM: 8067753000
      TO: 274637
      LBKTIPS In my neighborhood, I spotted the arson suspect from the recent park fires. I saw the person in a white older model pick-up. Location: 200 Block of Texas Avenue.
  • When finished composing your tip, please press the “SEND” button.
  • Once your tip is submitted, you will receive an automatic response with a confirmation containing a unique Tip Alias.
  • To submit follow-up information on a specific tip, please simply reply to the automatic response(s) previously received.
  • Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply. Privacy Policy.


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