Lewiston PD participates in an anonymous "tip" service which allows for "tips" to be received from the community relating to matters of criminal investigation. The service transmits through an exchange which is received by police dispatchers, and can also be used for crime information to be directed to other PDs in the Androscoggin County area.
The website is tipsubmit.com and the following link takes the user directly to the reporting section of the website https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtipsstart.aspx
Also, the user can text message 274637 (CRIMES) and then text “androtip” then their message and the server will transmit their anonymous text message tip to the Communications Center.
We still encourage that the most direct means of ensuring you receive police response to an emergency is by dialing 9-1-1; where you can talk to an actual person who can immediately dispatch the necessary emergency responder...