The Tips Squad continued to perform at an exceedingly high level throughout 2012. Agents were assigned 1,376 new tips in 2012. These tips originated from various sources; however, the majority originated from CrimeLine. Other sources consisted of emails, mail, and telephone tips. Agents closed 848 tips from conducting “Knock and Talks”. Many of the Knock and Talks evolved into the execution of search warrants while agents were on scene.