Crime Awareness & Prevention
Submit A Crime Tip
One of the most effective resources in deterring or solving a crime is information from the community. Please contact
us if you have ANY information on a crime that has been committed, is in commission or is being planned. You may
contact us by coming in to the station, calling or e-mailing us your information:
If you would like to report an incident that recently occurred or is about to occur on the Georgia Tech campus, please call the Georgia Tech Police Department at 404-894-2500, immediately.
To report an incident that occurred off campus, contact the police department in that jurisdiction or call 911.
If you would like to come to the station, we are located at:
879 Hemphill Avenue
NW Atlanta, GA 30332-0440
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To submit a crime tip by phone, call 404-894-2500.
To email a crime tip, send an e-mail to This e-mail has been designated solely to receive information from the community about criminal activity.
When submitting crime tips, provide as much of the following information as you can:
- Who: Names and/or a description of the person/people involved.
- What: Description of the type of crime.
- When: Date and time of crime.
- Where: Address or description of place.
- Why: Motive, Why crime was/is going to be committed.
- How: What methods are going to be/were used.
- Any other information such as a vehicle description.
- Always lock your door, even if you intend to return shortly or are just going down the hall.
- Do not allow strangers to enter the premises.
- If someone asks to use your phone for emergency purposes, offer to telephone for them instead of allowing them access to your residence and possessions.
- Do not put your address anywhere that a stranger can gain easy access, such as a key chain or hang tag.
- On-campus, call 404-894-2500 to report any suspicious activity. Off-campus, use the emergency number of the city or town. Immediately give the dispatcher your location and any pertinent information. If possible, stay on the line until help arrives or the dispatcher terminates the call.
- When possible, use your ATM card during the day. If you must use the machine at night, go to an indoor or otherwise well-lit machine.
- Avoid working or studying alone in a building at night. Have a friend available for emergencies.
- Avoid using stairs in remote sections of a building.
- Never leave valuables unattended.
- Never prop doors open, even for a short time, especially fire doors.
- Advise police of any hazards or security problems.
- Walk with a friend at night.
- Park in a well lit area near other vehicles or in high pedestrian and vehicle traffic areas.
- Keep packages and valuables out of sight in your vehicle either under a seat, in a glove box, or in the trunk.
- When leaving your vehicle, be certain your windows are rolled completely up and your doors are locked.