Ways to Submit a Tip
- Click On-Line Form to submit a secure, web-based form where you can provide information such as suspect description, vehicle information, crime notes, drugs, and photo uploads. Fill out as much as you can.
- Call 270-443-TELL [270-443-8355]. Phones are answered 24 hours a day.
If an arrest is made based on a tipster's information, the person who provided the tip may be eligible for a reward ranging from $50 to $1000.
Follow Crime Stoppers on Facebook
Become a Facebook fan of West Kentucky Crime Stoppers. Please do not submit tips on the Facebook page. This page is to follow information posted by local agencies.
Crime Stoppers is 100% Anonymous!
- Web tips and text tips are routed through secure servers, and the tipster is assigned an alias number. All communication is through this alias. There is no access to the tipster's phone number or IP address.
- If the tipster chooses to make a telephone tip, the caller identification only shows 443-TELL. No caller number can be retrieved.
- Crime Stoppers tips cannot be placed in a case file to go to court.
- Crime Stoppers wants to protect the identity of the tipster.
- Learn more about West Kentucky Crime Stoppers by watching this Paducah View Video (5:26 minutes).
Donating to Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers relies on donations to operate. If you would like to donate, please mail your donation to
P.O. Box 1231
Paducah, Kentucky 42002
West Kentucky Crime Stoppers Statistics
In 2014, the organization received 315 tips that led to 11 arrests and th clearing of 7 cases. There were 5 awards approved totaling $1900. In 2013, the organization received 354 tips that led to 33 arrests and the clearing of 28 cases. There were 21 awards given totaling $4850.
Since the inception of West Kentucky Crime Stoppers through April 2015, the organization has received 3854 tips that led to 824 arrests. A total of 711 rewards have been given totaling $177,375.