WILX.com is reporting that the Lansing Police Department has officially launched a new smartphone application to aid in the fight against crime.

The app is free to download. It allows users to receive updates on emergencies, crime, missing persons, most wanted, traffic, and weather. Crimes can be reported with the app. And, anonymous tips are also able to be left.

According to the report, there are command officers available to interact with residents 24 hours a day.

The app is available now in your device's app store under "Lansing PD".

For full details, visit this link to WILX.com