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Tip 411 program approved to help combat crime increase

PALESTINE, September 6, 2013--There has been an increase in vehicle burglary in recent weeks, according to Palestine Police Lt. James Muniz.

According to Lt. Muniz, approximately six – eight vehicle burglaries were reported last night, and are being investigated today.

The City Council recently approved the Tip 411 program, which will allow citizens to make anonymous tips to police from phones or computers. The Police Department hopes the program will help to combat the increase in crime.

Lt. Muniz spoke with KYYK’s Gary Richards about the recent increase, tips on how citizens can reduce their risk, and the importance of the new Tip 411 program. Click below for details.

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