CloseWatch is a mobile application that enables citizens to turn in tips, images and videos about crimes or suspicious activities directly to law enforcement from almost any mobile phone or PC.Learn More
CloseWatch Harris County is a virtual crime watch that you and your neighbors can use to report behaviors and activities that make you feel uncomfortable or do not look right.
Like traditional neighborhood crime watches, your awareness reported to the police can help solve crimes or even prevent a terrorist attack.
If your Public Safety Goal is to be better informed and better aware, start here. It's not just a crime map, it's mobile and free.
With awareness comes the opportunity to make changes--to take action. And CloseWatch is the only mobile app ever created to do just that.
Your iPad or Tablet is a great way to use CloseWatch Harris County. Download the app from the app store, and join the team.
Enter an address into the map, and instantly CloseWatch Harris County will display the crime map for your location or the location of your choice.
On your smartphone? No problem. On your PC? Ditto. In fact, uou can send a report from this website by clicking here:
Send an anonymous text, start a live chat, or tell us how we can contact you about a crime.
Send a quick tip and include up to three photos & video with text. (anonymous)
The most detail possible. Send a crime tip with photos, video, text, descriptions, suspect info, location and type of crime.
Sign up for reports, and get the latest updates every day.
It's free to use, free to download, and free to sign up.
See something? Share it with others, and let them stay updated.
We live, work and play in this city. We all benefit from helping others. Let's team up.
Scott Aronstein, President,Connectivity Source
The Harris County i-Watch smartphone app is a giant step forward in utilizing technology to fight and report crime. Wireless devices are constantly used daily and i-watch Harris County gives the community a powerful tool in the palm of our hands!
Dan Elliott, Dallas, TX
The CloseWatch Harris County app helps us reach out to a digitally connected community in ways never before possible.
Molly Ryan, Impact News, Houston, TX
When Harris County residents see something suspicious, they can now instantaneously let the sheriff's office know about it by using their mobile phones.