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Crime Stoppers

Heartland Crime Stoppers

Working together to solve crime

Heartland Crime Stoppers provides anonymous cash rewards for information regarding crimes occurring in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties.  Working hand and hand with local law enforcement agencies, the organization strives to solve with your assistance.

If you have information regarding a crime and wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:

  • CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
  • DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
  • VISIT the website and click on "Submit A Tip,"
  • DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

You will always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.  

Your information will be forwarded to law enforcement for follow up. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000. If the crime is homicide or vehicular homicide related, the reward is automatically $5,000.

To follow up on a tip, click on the "Web Tip Follow-up" tab, enter your tip number and password.

Click here to learn more about the Heartland Crime Stoppers Program.

Below are the Polk County Sheriff's Office crimes submitted to Heartland Crime Stoppers for solving.

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Sep 5, 2022
On Friday morning, September 2nd, gunshots were fire... More Info
Aug 29, 2022
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a ... More Info
Aug 27, 2022
UPDATE - August 31, 2022: Charles Pitts has been cap... More Info
Aug 22, 2022
On Monday, August 22, 2022 at about 2:40 p.m., an un... More Info
Aug 21, 2022
On August 21, 2022 at around 1:30 p.m. the man in th... More Info
Aug 19, 2022
Several car burglaries occurred in the Mt. Olive Roa... More Info
Aug 19, 2022
A Polk County Sheriff's Office detective is looking ... More Info
Aug 18, 2022
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking informat... More Info
Aug 16, 2022
***UPDATE: AUGUST 26th***
Both men have been i... More Info
Aug 14, 2022
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an ... More Info
Aug 14, 2022
A detective from the Polk County Sheriff's Office is... More Info
Aug 12, 2022
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigat... More Info
Aug 10, 2022
This suspect has b... More Info
Aug 9, 2022
***update: august 29TH***

A detective f... More Info
Aug 8, 2022
On August 8, 2022 at around 6:00 p.m. this man enter... More Info
Aug 6, 2022
***UPDATE: AUGUST 24th***
Thanks to a ... More Info
Jul 30, 2022
UPDATE: Detectives located the individuals in this v... More Info