Text Message Tips

To text a tip, just text your group keyword "Reportit" and your tip to 847411 (tip411).

Please include the name of your school and the city where it is located. The more information you can provide, the more helpful this will be in resolving the concern. If you have names of individuals involved, this is important to leave in your message. Try to answer the questions:

  • What happened?
  • Who was involved? Do you have their name, age, and/or grade?
  • When and where did it happen?
  • If you want to be anonymous or be an unknown reporter, then do not leave your name.

When texting, if you decide you want to end the texting conversation: Text STOP to 847411 (tip411). Message & data rates may apply through your carrier when texting or using an app.

You may contact the School Violence Hotline Mon.-Fri. 7AM to 6PM at 1-866-748-7047 with questions about reporting. You may also contact the hotline by email at school.violence@dss.mo.gov.

Terms & Conditions

The School Violence Hotline subscribes to the CitizenObserver tip411 program in order to provide this texting service. The School Violence Hotline staff cannot see the telephone number that the texts are coming from and we do not collect this information.

Carriers that support this program include Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Cricket, Cellcom, Cellular South, Cincinnati Bell, Nextel, nTelos, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Virgin, U.S. Cellular, ACS Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Centennial Wireless, ECIT–Cell One of East Central IL, EKN/Appalachian Wireless, GCI Communications, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix Wireless/PC Management, Inland Cellular, Nex-Tech Wireless, RCC/Unicel, Revol, Thumb Cellular, United Wireless, West Central Wireless.