Honolulu police warn public of caller soliciting donations on their behalf

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are warning the public of a recent donation scam.

Police received multiple reports of someone on the phone claiming to be with HPD and asking for a cash donation to go towards training new officers.

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The HPD does not solicit donations from the public.

If you receive a phone call from someone soliciting donations on behalf of the HPD, hang up.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or send anonymous web tips online or via the P3 Tips App.

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