Health & Safety

October 19, 2012

AFOSI Tip Line provides new ways to report suspicious activity

In an effort to better engage the community and prevent threats to the United States Air Force, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations recently announced a new initiative to move its EagleEyes “tip line” into the virtual world.

The new program will allow individuals to send anonymous information about suspicious or illegal activity through a Smartphone application, the Web, or by text message. Tipsters may also submit relevant photos and documents, and follow up on the results of their tips.

Col. Curtis Riedel, AFOSI Region 1 commander, said that OSI and law enforcement rely on every member of the Air Force to identify and report threats, and the tip line makes it easier and more convenient to report.

“There are many real threats to the Air Force, from cyber attack, to espionage, fraud and sexual assault,” he said. “We rely on the entire community to be sensors and identify threats, and this new initiative allows individuals to report information in a manner many are more comfortable with.”

Individuals may send information about suspicious activity by texting ‘AFOSI’ and their tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or through the online tip line at www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx or the AFOSI web page at www.osi.af.mil.

Smartphone users may download the tip application from their mobile provider’s marketplace by selecting AFOSI under USA Federal Agency.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Teal Helping Hands

Air Force photograph The Teal Helping Hands display, currently at the Oasis Community Center, is a traveling wall project presented by the 412th Test Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention Office. The display will also head to Bldg. 3000 next to close out Sexual Assault Prevention Month.   Throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

‘Motorcycles are everywhere’

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Always be on the lookout for motorcycles while driving. Have you noticed more motorcyclists on the road lately? Have you looked for motorcyclists while driving? After a multi-vehicle acci...
 
 

Teaching fire safety

Each year children are victims of serious injuries and death due to fire. As a parent, it’s important to know that there are specific things that can be done to increase the level of fire safety in your home. It’s also important to know that if you take fire safety seriously, you can drastically improve...
 

 
emergency

No emergency services, but help available at Edwards

There are no emergency services at Edwards Air Force Base, but emergencies will arise. Edwards offers a 24/7 paramedic ambulance service to respond to any emergency on the installation within eight minutes. The initial minutes...
 
 

New VA clinic to open in Lancaster

The Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, in partnership with STG International, Inc., will be hosting a grand opening of the new Lancaster Community Based Outpatient Clinic 10 a.m.-noon, April 3. This new state-of-the-art CBOC will have the latest in modern technology for a Primary Care Clinic and Mental Health Services with VA staff...
 
 
anti-terror

Edwards Antiterrorism Office provides tools for social media security

In recent months, there has been a rise in the targeting of military members and their families on social media sites. It is important to remember that on the internet people are not always who they say they are. Nefarious acto...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>