FLAGSTAFF POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT 2015 Silent Witness Silent Witness is a non -profit progr am cr eated to give citizens the opportunity to assist law enforcement in solving crimes. Citizens remain completely anonymous and are paid rewar ds of up to $1000 when the information provided leads to an arrest or indictment. Silent Witness maintain s the website at www.coconinosilentwitness.org . The website is us ed to provide gener al contact information and allows tips to be submitted online. Unsolved crimes ar e also highlighted on the website for the public to view. During 2015 , Silent Witness received 14 4 calls , which produced s even felony arrests. The Silent Witness Board approved $1,600 in awards to be paid to callers. The Silent Witness program “Tips Soft” is web based service that allows law enforcemen t agencies to communicate anonymously with the public r egarding crimes , fugitives and amber alerts . T his service allows tips to be sent anonymously through different types of media. Tips can now be texted to 274637 (CRIMES) by initiating the text with “F LAGTIP” or vis it the Silentwitness.org website and follow the link to submit a tip online .
A current unsolved crime from 2015 Arson – FPD On 7-31-15 at 2026 hours, there was a structure fire at 2600 E 7th Ave #19. The fire ultimately spread to apartment #18 and #20. Currently the cause of the fire is under investigation. No one was home at the time of the fire. On 7-31-15, at approximately 2000 hours a “light-skinned” male approximately 5’07-5’08, thin build, approximately 20-30 YOA wearing a white shirt, black shorts, black ball-cap and black shoes carrying a backpack was seen riding a BMX style in the area. He was observed knocking at apartment #19 & apartment #20. He left the area approximately 1.5 hours before the fire was reported to police. DR is P15-10976