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Text-A-Tip changes

Media Release
January 24, 2014

Report potential violence, drugs, bullying or other sensitive issues to secuirty and law enforcement

Text to: 274637 (spells CRIMES)
Type in keyword: knoxschools
Type a space
Type your tip


Download the free mobile app by searching "TipSubmit Mobile"
Media Release



Effective Jan. 1, 2014, the Knox County Schools changed its anonymous text-a-tip service provider from Tip411 to TipSoft. The text-a-tip program offers middle and high school students a way to anonymously report potential violence, drugs, bullying or other sensitive issues to school security and law enforcement. The initiative is a partnership between the Knox County Schools and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. TipSoft will replace Tip411 and will be easier to use for students. It will also offer more robust communications capabilities for authorities.

Remembering the text-a-tip number is easier than before, and the process is just as quick and simple. The new number is 274637 (spells CRIMES). Students simply text 274637, type the keyword “knoxschools” then a space, then input the tip. Additionally, there is a free app available for download on Android and iPhone mobile devices. Students can search “TipSubmit Mobile,” and download the free app.