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Tampa Police introduce new app

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor introduced the department's new crime-fighting app Tuesday during a press conference at the TPD headquarters.

The new app, created by Cloud Space Mobile, will let users report crime tips, neighborhood issues, check out unsolved crime and Tampa's most wanted, according to TPD. Users can also connect with a local school resource officer.

The app also allows users create a database with pictures and serial numbers of all their valuables and quickly send that information to the law enforcement in case of a robbery and for insurance.

The app will have a functionality of submitting photo tips and it can keep it anonymous. The department's goal was t create a user friendly mobile information app that would let residents connect with police officers to help keep communities safe.

Chief Castor says this app will no doubt aid in ongoing and future investigations.  "The fact that investigators can get this information out to the citizens immediately, where in the past this would've taken days at best "  Said Castor.

The app is available on iTunes and Google Play store.
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