The Bismarck Police Department has announced a new anonymous text-tip system to help in the fight against crime.

According to KFYR, the new text-tip technology is available through the Bismarck PD app, which can be downloaded through Google Play Store, the iTunes App Store, and at

Users of the Bismarck PD app will be allowed to share anonymous tips with the Bismarck Police Department. Police officers can respond back to the anonymous tip and interact in a two-way conversation.

The new Bismarck PD app and anonymous text-tip system was developed by tip411.

If you don't have access to a smart phone, you will still be able to send an anonymous tip by  texting keyword: BISPD, along with your typed message and/or tip to 847411.

The Bismarck Police Department's website can also be used to submit anonymous tips via the Internet.

The new anonymous text-tip technology is said to be available beginning January 1, 2019.

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