Download the “City Alerts” App on your phone.

We encourage residents to be proactive in reporting any criminal activity they witness or have information about. By promptly reporting incidents to our detectives, you can help us prevent and solve crimes, protect vulnerable individuals, and make our community a safer place for everyone. Your cooperation and information play a vital role in ensuring successful investigations and achieving positive outcomes in the fight against crime. Together, we can create a safer environment for all residents of Coatesville.

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City Alerts via Text Message

Sign up for City Alerts

Citizens can register for FREE to receive alerts via text message. Stay up-to-date on the latest news happening in real time around the city. We provide information regarding road closures, community events, emergencies, safety concerns, etc. either by text or email. Click below to register.

Sign Up For Alerts here.

How to Leave an Anonymous Tip

Leave a Tip using the City Alerts App

The City of Coatesville Police Department offers a FREE smart phone app, “CoatesvillePD Tips” providing citizens the ability to submit anonymous tips to the police department. This app can be downloaded free from your phone app store and used with Android and iPhone devices.

  1. Anonymous Text: Citizens can text anonymous tips to the police department by texting “Coatesville” + your anonymous tip to 847411

  2. Citizens can also submit anonymous tips online by clicking here.
  3. You can also leave your information anonymously on a recorded tip line at 610-380-1830. Or, provide your name and number and a Detective will contact you. The Police and Community need to work together to solve the crimes in our City.
  4. Email the Coatesville Police Department at

Keeping Our Community Safe

Our commitment to the Coatesville Community

Our dedicated team of detectives at the City of Coatesville Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety and security of our community. They handle a wide range of criminal investigations, including but not limited to cases involving violent or suspicious deaths, aggravated assaults, robberies, burglaries, kidnappings, rapes, bombings, and child abuse.