Direct Communication from the Newport News Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Gabriel "Gabe" Morgan of the Newport News Sheriff's Office is happy to announce its new Newport News Sheriff's app for residents of Newport News. Utilizing cutting-edge technologies, the app allows residents to be in immediate 2-way, GEO-targeted communication with law enforcement right from their Apple or Android mobile device.
With ConnectProtect℠ the Newport News Sheriff’s Office can send information to Newport News residents based on where they physically are in the community; and, to receive and use law enforcement news and bulletins in a way never before possible --- providing residents with information that is the most relevant to their homes, neighborhoods or location.
GEO-targeted information can be delivered to Newport News residents as:
• Text Message • Audio or Video Message • Image
Residents Can Send the Newport News Sheriff’s Office Suspicious Activity and Crime Information
Newport News Sheriff’s Office ConnectProtect℠ provides a confidential communication link for residents to provide GPS-tagged “See Something, Say Something” suspicious activity information to the Newport News Sheriff’s Office. With ConnectProtect℠ mobile technology, residents can accurately, confidentially and privately provide law enforcement with information about suspicious activity right from their smartphone.