How to Report a Crime to Law Enforcement


The following is helpful information for reporting crimes and criminal activities. Learn how to help stop crime in your neighborhood by reporting criminal behavior to the appropriate authorities.

Report Internet Crime

Report crimes that happen on the internet to the Internet Crime Complaint Center ( The Internet Crime Complaint Center is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The Internet Crime Complaint Center serves as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. The Internet Crime Complaint Center gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal violations or civil violations.

For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, local and international level, The Internet Crime Complaint Center provides a central referral mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.

Submit a Crime Tip to the FBI – Use the FBI tips website to report suspected terrorism or criminal activity. Your information will be reviewed promptly by an FBI special agent or a professional staff member. Due to the high volume of information that we receive, we are unable to reply to every submission; however, we appreciate the information that you have provided.

FBI Crime Tips – Use the FBI Crime Tips website to submit information about those who are breaking the law.

Submit a Crime Tip – WeTip is an independent, non-profit organization that has been in continual operation since 1972. WeTip was founded on a key idea, this idea, many people with information about crime, are reluctant to report it, due to fear of reprisal. WeTip is the answer to that concern.

If you have any questions about how to report a crime, or submit a crime tip, please post a message below.



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