HOUSTON -

There is a new way for you to submit tips to Houston Crime Stoppers. The organization has released an app you can download to your mobile device.

Crime Stoppers Mobile allows users to submit crime tips and information via photo, video, text or phone.

"Crime Stoppers Mobile comes at a crucial time for our community and our citizens," states Rania Mankarious, Executive Director of Crime Stoppers of Houston. "The nature of crime and public safety in the Houston community requires innovative and solutions based approaches to the ways in which we keep Houston safe. We all know that our teens and young adults rely more on mobile technology than traditional means. This above all else makes the use of a mobile app an imperative for Crime Stoppers' future growth and expansion."

If the information you give investigators through the app leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of a felony suspect, you will be are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000.

Crime Stoppers Mobile guarantees the continued anonymity of its tipsters as required by Texas State Statute and continues to offer of up to $5,000 as it does through traditional tip submission.

Crime Stoppers Mobile is available for download in the App Store, the Google Play Store and the Blackberry App World.