Report A Tip
Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities can help prevent violent crimes and/or terrorist attacks. If you see suspicious activity, report it to the Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC) or your local police. The methods listed below are available to report a Homeland Security Tip to the State of Connecticut.
Submit a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)
A Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) portal has been developed in order to aid law enforcement officials and the public in the reporting of potentially suspicious activity. A Nationwide SAR training initiative has been developed to increase the effectiveness of local, state, federal and tribal law enforcement and public safety professionals and other frontline partners in identifying, reporting, evaluating, and sharing pre-incident terrorism indicators to prevent acts of terrorism.
Click on the links below to report a tip.
- Law enforcement must use the Law Enforcement Reporting portal.
- Members of the public must use the Public Reporting Portal.
Homeland Security (HLS) Tip Line
The general public and officials are encouraged to report information concerning suspicious or criminal activity potentially related to terrorism using the Homeland Security (HLS) Tips Line. The information will be forwarded to the Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC), which may be forwarded to the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) or to the Homeland Security Operations Center (HSOC) if warranted.
A 24/7 Toll-free tips line, which allows the citizens of Connecticut a single point of contact to report suspicious incidents or suspected acts of terrorism.
TIPS Line: 1-866-HLS-TIPS (1-866-457-8477)
CT Safe Web App
The CT Safe Mobile Application, in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP), along with the Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC), allows citizens of Connecticut to report on suspicious activities within their communities.