Instead of being rewarded money, provided that the tip leads to an arrest or helps solve a crime, West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said the student providing the successful tip may be rewarded with a gift card or other incentives offered by local businesses participating in the program.
Students who do not have a smart phone would still be able to pass along a tip online at www.tipsoft.com.
and McGee presented their proposal several months back to the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers
, which was asked to purchase the smart phone, which McGee would have at all times.
tabled any action on the proposal until their December meeting in Columbus during which time they hope to hear more about the program from Brinkley