You may have some questions about Safe2Tell Colorado. If so, browse through the topics listed throughout the site and then look below for more information. If you don't find your answer, call us at 720-508-6800 or email us.
QUESTION: What is Safe2Tell Colorado?
ANSWER: Safe2Tell Colorado is based on the Colorado Prevention Initiative for School Safety. Safe2Tell Colorado gives students, parents, and community members a safe, anonymous way to report any threats to their safety or the safety of someone else.
QUESTION: How does Safe2Tell Colorado work?
ANSWER: Anyone who has information about a potentially dangerous situation can call the toll-free, state-wide number at 1-877-542-7233, or make a web report by clicking the Submit a Tip button at the top of the page, or by downloading the mobile app and making a report from a smartphone. A trained Colorado State Patrol Dispatcher will answer the call, web or mobile app tip, collect the needed information, and put the information in a report. No one will make the caller give his or her name, ask for any kind of identifying information, and we don't have caller id.
QUESTION: How do I make a call?
ANSWER: To call Safe2Tell Colorado, dial 1-877-542-7233 from any phone. That means you can call from your home, a friend or relative's home, a pay phone, school phone, cell phone ... any phone for FREE. Once you have told the call taker about your concern, you'll be given further instructions as needed.
QUESTION: How do I make a web report?
ANSWER: Click HERE and fill out the online form. Click submit and you will receive a unique tip report login number and password. If more information is needed, you will need to use your tip report login and password to access your tip and provide additional information, videos or photos. A dispatcher may two-way dialog with you for additional information using the login feature.
QUESTION: How do I make a report using the mobile app?
ANSWER: You’ll need to download the Safe2Tell mobile app for ios from the Apple Store or for android devices from the Google Play store. Once the app is installed, you’ll click Submit A Tip and select the city and school the information should be sent to. Next you'll select the type of concern your reporting and complete the Event Information form providing as much information as possible. Photos and video may also be uploaded as additional information and evidence. Once the tip is submitted, you’ll receive a unique login id and password to access your tip and provide additional information, if needed. Each tip submitted will have a unique login and password assigned.
QUESTION: How do I remain anonymous?
ANSWER: Safe2Tell Colorado dispatcher and web/mobile reports will assign you a tip number for your tip. Our report takers will not ask you for any personally identifiable information. You will be assigned a tip number (not your name) along with a password. If we need more information about your case, we will use the two-way dialogue feature using the login id and password assigned to you. Be sure to save your tip number AND your password so you can log-in and check for messages from Safe2Tell Colorado. Remember - your anonymity is protected by Colorado law
QUESTION: When should I make a report to Safe2Tell Colorado?
ANSWER: You can call us or make a web report 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Safe2Tell Colorado anonymous reporting resource is a free service; you can call or make web reports from anywhere and your identify is safe. Tips only are accepted on the tip line number, web report, or mobile app. NOTE: Calls to our administrative line, emails, and social media posts are not protected under the Safe2Tell Colorado law and are not processed as anonymous tips.
QUESTION: Why should I report to Safe2Tell Colorado?
ANSWER: You should report to Safe2Tell Colorado anytime you have information about something bad that could happen or about a crime that has happened. This includes, but is not limited to, gang activity, guns or other weapons, drugs or alcohol, fights, suicide threats, bullying, or sexual crimes. For more reasons to report to Safe2Tell Colorado, view our Reasons to Report page.
QUESTION: What happens to the information reported to Safe2Tell Colorado?