Reporting Suspicious Activity - See Something, SAY Something!

Reporting Suspicious Activity - See Something, SAY Something!
Posted on 02/16/2018


(Etowah County, Alabama) In response to the tragic school shooting in Florida Etowah County Sheriff Jonathon Horton and Superintendent Dr. Alan Cosby would like to remind residents how they can report suspicious or concerning activity.

“If you see or hear anything that is suspicious or unsettling to you please do not wait to call or email authorities,” Sheriff Horton said.  “We cannot respond to or investigate a threat that we do not know about.”  

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office can be reached by calling 256-546-2825 or email  If you wish to remain anonymous call the Etowah County Crime Tip Line at 256-543-2893.  The tip line email and phone messages are checked daily.

Sheriff Horton continues, “If you believe a threat is imminent please directly call 9-1-1 or our Office immediately.”

Etowah County Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Alan Cosby said, “Our students, parents and employees are the eyes and ears of our schools and in our communities.  Do not hesitate to contact your school administrator or me at the Central Office at 256-549-7560 with information that concerns you.”

Another avenue that can be used to report information concerning our County schools is  A link to this site can be found on the Etowah County Board of Education website,, and on each County school’s individual website.

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