The Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue announced a new app to help the department receive information from the public.
The Department says that anyone can download to send anonymous messages to them concerning incidents in the city. The tips, according to Lartigue, will allow the public to provide information without any fear of being identified.
Chief Lartigue stated that the app is another tool to report suspicious or illegal activity. To download the TIPS411 app just go to the app store on your phone and search for Tip Ville Platte.
The public can also send anonymous tips via text message to the Ville Platte Police Department by texting the keyword TIPVP and your tip to 847411.