The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness encourages the public, law enforcement, first responders, and our private and public sector partners to report suspicious activity.

The “See Something, Say Something” campaign benefits families, friends, and neighbors by bringing suspicious behavior to the attention of law enforcement. Reporting suspicious behavior could potentially stop the next terrorist incident. Even if you think your observation is not important, it may be a piece of a larger puzzle.

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Report Suspicious Activity in New Jersey to
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What is Suspicious Activity?

Suspicious activity is any observed behavior that could indicate terrorism or terrorism-related crime. This includes, but is not limited to (click images to expand):

What should you report?

Public safety is everyone's responsibility.
If you see suspicious activity, report it to local law enforcement or a person of authority.

Describe specifically what you observed, including:

How do we track leads?

The New Jersey Suspicious Activity Reporting System (NJSARS) shares suspicious activity information to law enforcement partners throughout the State. NJSARS is also linked to the FBI’s national SAR system known as eGuardian, which partners with the Nationwide SAR Initiative (NSI) to form a single repository accessible to thousands of law enforcement personnel and analysts nationwide. 

Learn how NJOHSP tracks down leads through NJSARS.

Safe-NJ Mobile App

The SAFE-NJ mobile reporting application enables citizens to instantly report suspicious activity to the NJOHSP Counterterrorism Watch (CTWatch) Desk where personnel are on duty 24/7 providing law enforcement partners with clear and complete written summaries of suspicious activity that has been reported in New Jersey.

The mobile app is available on iTunesGoogle Play, and Windows devices:

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What you can do

Learn about the New Jersey Suspicious Activity Reporting System (NJSARS) through our fact sheet and podcast.

Educate your community by downloading the Eight Signs of Terrorism trifold and distributing "See Something, Say Something" posters in eight different languages.