TipNow™ - See it, text it

You can play a role in making MCC's Crystal Lake campus safer. Contact MCC's Police to report crime or concerns anonymously.

  • Download the TipNow app from your app store - available for iPhone and Droid O/S
  • Text to (815) 496-6262
  • Call (815) 496-6262

The TipNow system sends an anonymous message to police investigators any time day or night. Simply call or text your information to (815) 496-6262.

When you let us know about a crime you may have witnessed or provide information about suspicious activity, you may help prevent a human-caused emergency.

If you are at the Shah Center or Woodstock campus, contact your local authorities or dial 911.

For an emergency needing an immediate response, call 911.


The MCC Police Department is located in B176, near the commons area and café.

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-emergency on-campus: 8733
  • Non-emergency off-campus: (815) 455-8733