If you are the victim of a crime or a witness to a crime and require law enforcement assistance, please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8000 or submit an anonymous tip through one of the following options:
Reporting of a Crime to Include LGBTQ Crimes
When on line with the 911 operator, the dispatcher needs quick and concise information, such as:
Are you in need of medical assistance? The 911 operator will call EMS while speaking with you.
Specifics of the Crime
Provide details of what happened.
What Was Said
Tell the 911 operator and the responding deputy if the suspect(s) used words to indicate a hate crime.
Was a Weapon Involved?
Describe it as a gun, knife, etc.
Description of Suspects
Age, race, height, weight, and clothing description of the suspect(s).
Any Unusual Characteristics
Scars, marks, tattoos, piercings, speech, etc.
Suspect Vehicle Description
Color, make, model, vehicle license plate.
Direction of Travel
Which way did they flee and how did they get away?