For those with "smart phones" the Dallas Police now has an app that can be downloaded to your phone and used to provide the police tips on crimes.
According to their site, iWatchDallas is a digital crime watch that you and your neighbors can use to report behaviors and activities that make you feel uncomfortable or do not look right. It is a program and partnership between your community and the Dallas Police Department.
All tips can be provide completely anonymously - which is very important to many people, especially when providing information on issues in their own neighborhood.
In addition to using the downloadable app on your phone, you can also provide these tips
~ via internet at http://www.iwatchdallas.net/
~ via text , by entering "DPD plush your tip" to 274637 on your phone
~ via telephone by calling 214-671-4TIP
Of course, if you have or see an emergency, do NOT use these crime tip methods above, call 911 immediately.
You can find more information about this program (here).