Hennepin County Reminds Residents to Report Suspicious Activity

With the explosions at the Boston Marathon, the Sheriff’s Office is asking people to be vigilant.


Editor’s Note: The following reminder comes from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.


Today, authorities are investigating explosions at the Boston Marathon that have killed two people and have injured approximately 100 others.

According to state, local and national security sources, there are no known threats in Minnesota or Hennepin County.

As a reminder, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to be engaged in public safety in our community by reporting suspicious activity.  If you “see something, say something.” Citizens should call 911 or contact local law enforcement.

The Sheriff’s Office offers several ways to provide information about suspicious activities or crime tips.

You may use one of the following methods:

  • Call the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office:  1-888-988-TIPS (8477)
  • Text HCSOtip to 847 411. Be sure to begin your message with keyword HCSOTip, then continue entering your tip.
  • Download the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office app for iPhones or Android phones. Find apps at the Apple App Store or Google Play.
  • Use the QR code to access a tip form below.


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