DoD Knowledge Base: FAQs

Reporting Suspected Terrorist Information
Published: 02/08/2005 | Updated:  07/29/2014
What do I do if I have information about a suspected terrorist?

Many tips and information received by legitimate sources have led to the arrests of terrorists. Although the Defense Department has a major role to play in the war on terrorism, we are not a domestic law enforcement agency, so we ask that you provide your information to the appropriate authorities, as shown below:

The FBI has an Internet link for submitting a terrorist tip. Please see:

The Department of Homeland Security web site also provides information on how to report suspicious activity at: and