KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers is reminding the public that if/when you hear fireworks going off on Independence Day, it’s not necessary to call in a tip for Crime Stoppers.

They says this should be a call for a non-emergency line of a local law enforcement agency.

Local non-emergency numbers

  • Anderson County        865-457-2414
  • Blount County             865-981-7100
  • Grainger County          865-828-3311
  • Jefferson County         865-475-6855
  • Knox County                 865-215-1179
  • Loudon County            865-458-9081
  • Roane County               865-354-8045
  • Sevier County               865-453-2251

Crime Stoppers says, “If you have information concerning a theft, burglary, murder or any other criminal activity, or on the location of a wanted or missing person please submit a tip to East TN Valley Crime Stoppers online at or on the P3 TIPS app. If your tip leads to an arrest you can be eligible for a CASH reward.”