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Reporting Crime

Find out how to report and respond to many types of crimes and criminal behavior.

Reporting Criminal Activity

To report criminal activity, contact your local police or sheriff's department first. They can determine if a report of criminal activity needs attention. If this is an emergency, call 911.

How to Report Local or State Law Violations

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtReport suspected crime, like traffic violations and illegal drug use, to local authorities. Or you can report it to your nearest state police office. Find contact information:

  • Online

  • In your local telephone directory under Police Departments or Local Governments

How to Report Federal Law Violations

Report suspected violations of federal law to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  

  • Contact your  or call toll-free at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIf you are in a foreign country, contact the nearest .

  • Cyber crime

  • Public corruption

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtHate crimes

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtHuman trafficking

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtWhite-collar crime

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtViolent crime

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt provides the following information on what to do:

  • Get as much information from the caller as possible. Try to ask the following questions:
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • Where is it right now?
    • What does it look like?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What will cause it to explode?
    • Did you place the bomb?
  • Keep the caller on the line and record everything that is said.
  • Notify the police and building management immediately.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) also provides a helpful .

Get more information on what to do if you receive . 

is a form of modern-day slavery. Traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to exploit their victims for labor or commercial sex. Human trafficking happens around the world and in the U.S.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

Warning Signs

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtCall the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888, send a text to BeFree (233733), or  if someone you observe:

  • Is not free to leave or come and go as he or she wishes
  • Works excessively long and/or unusual hours
  • Avoids eye contact
  • Appears fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid
  • Appears malnourished
  • Shows signs of physical and/or sexual abuse, physical restraint, confinement, or torture
  • Has few or no personal possessions

Agencies Combating Human Trafficking

Several federal agencies can respond to reports of potential human trafficking and can help survivors:

  • The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign, which:

    • Provides resources to grow public awareness

You can report human trafficking to DHS enforcement specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-866-347-2423 (toll-free) or 1-802-872-6199 (non toll-free international)

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt explains the culture of modern-day human trafficking. It:

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtShares stories of successful prosecutions of traffickers

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtExplains victims' rights

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOffers suggestions for coping with the trauma of victimization

  • The  is filled with powerful real-life stories about their work fighting human trafficking. Let them know about suspicious activity in your community by calling 1-866-DHS-2-ICE.

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThe Department of Labor’s annual  alerts you to products from countries to avoid.

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThe Department of Health & Human Services'  offers:

    • Victim resources

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtDownloadable training materials

    • Grants to help combat human trafficking

anytime at 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673). They will connect you anonymously with a counselor at your nearest rape treatment center.

  • Find  online.

  • Call the anytime at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233). You can talk confidentially with an advocate or find local resources.

  • Contact the  hotline if you or someone you know is a victim of teen dating violence. by phone at 1-866-331-9474, by texting ‘loveis’ to 1-866-331-9474, or by chat online.

  • Get Information About Sexual Assault

    . These legal orders demand that your abuser:

    • Stops hurting or threatening you

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtStays a certain distance away from you

    . Your local police and court can help you get the process started. Contact your state, county, or municipal courtKết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt for more information.

    Generally, you have to fill out paperwork and submit it to the county courthouse. If you need protection right away, a judge may issue a temporary restraining order. To get a longer-term order, your judge may require a full court hearing and/or your abuser's presence.

    A protective order can be enforced by police. If necessary, the order can include special provisions like:

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtCustody of children

    • Continued financial support

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtForcing the abuser to leave a home

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIn some states, a protective order requires the abuser to surrender all firearms.

    with the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) .

    Finally, as with any potential legal dispute, you may want to contact a licensed attorney.

    Complaints Against Judges

    Federal Judges

    Learn how to . You can report alleged misconduct or disability that interferes with their ability to perform their duties.

    State and Local Judges

    The rules for filing complaints about state and local judges vary by state.

    To complain about a state judge, contact your state's commission on judicial conduct. It may be listed under state agencies on your state government web site

    includes any image of sexually explicit conduct involving a minor. A minor is anyone younger than 18. 

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtChild pornography can include:

    • Drawings

    • Cartoons

    • Sculptures

    • Paintings

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtPhotographs

    • Films

    • Videos

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtComputer-generated images or pictures

    Reporting Child Pornography

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtTo report child pornography, contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOnline at 

    • By phone at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)

    Child Pornography in the Mail

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIt is illegal to send child pornography through the U.S. Mail. For more information, visit the U.S. Postal Inspection Service's section on .

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    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtLast Updated: November 17, 2020

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