Reporting Suspicious Activity

It Only Takes One Call

Submit a confidential tip concerning a suspicious incident or unusual activity concerning Homeland Security, which does not require an immediate response by law enforcement, to us at:

Website to report information directly to the CIAC

If the information you submitted requires immediate assistance you must call 911.  The CIAC is not an emergency response agency.

Questions and Answers

Q: What exactly is suspicious activity?

A: No one knows what goes on in your neighborhood better than you. You may see things or hear things that seem out of the ordinary and may indicate suspicious or illegal conduct. Law enforcement officials in Colorado often rely on the instincts and perceptions of citizens to detect activity that is out of the ordinary.

Q: What kind of activity should I look for?

A: You should immediately report people who photograph, videotape, sketch, ask detailed questions or seek blueprints for:

  • Airports
  • Water Supplies
  • Dams
  • Bridges
  • Major Highway Intersections
  • Tunnels
  • Power Plants and Substations
  • Pipelines
  • Tank Farms
  • Military Installations
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Defense Contract Sites
  • Hospitals
  • Health Research Facilities
  • Internet
  • Phone
  • Cable
  • Communications Facilities and Towers
  • Capital, Court and Government Buildings
  • Historic Structures and National Landmarks

Q: Is it necessary for me to give my name and phone number to the authorities?

A: It is extremely beneficial to the case if we are able to contact you for follow-up information and details. You will also need to provide contact information, if you would like a response to your message.

Q: Will my identity be protected?

A: While your contact information may be shared among the appropriate law enforcement agencies as a contact, we will make every effort to keep your identity confidential.