In 1998, Ohio implemented one of the nation’s first automated victim notification systems.   In addition to this online tool, Ohio also offers a free and anonymous telephone service that provides victims of crime with two important features:  information and notification.  Information is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Live operators are available to assist callers.  This toll-free number is 1-800-770-0192.

Please note:  Information on juvenile inmates in the Department of Youth Services is not available in VINELink.  For juvenile information, please contact the Office of Victim Services with the Department of Youth Services at 1-800-872-3132.

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    (740) 446-6555

    Things to know about the Tip Line:

    1. Call is anonymous
    2. If you want to be contacted, leave your information and a call back number, which will remain anonymous