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Help prevent crime
within the Army community
and around the globe

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"Seek diligently to discover the truth, deterred neither by fear nor prejudice"CID Seal

As the U.S. Army's primary criminal investigative organization and the Department of Defense's premier investigative organization, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is responsible for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. Learn more about CID's mission here.

CID appArmy CID has launched a web and mobile crime tip submission application. You can now submit anonymous tips online by visiting the CID Crime Tips submission website or by downloading the CID Crime Tips mobile application on your smartphone or other Internet connected device. Read more about the mobile application and the crime tip submission system here or download the Crime Tips brochure.

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If you feel you have been scammed by a person claiming to be a U.S. Soldier, contact the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center and the Federal Trade Commission. Army CID is warning anyone involved in online dating to proceed with caution when corresponding with persons claiming to be U.S. Soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Learn more about identity theft, romance scams, sextortion and online impostors at the U.S. Army's Social Media Resources site. You can also read the Joint Service Sextortion brochure for information on the exploitation of U.S. Servicemembers. LEARN MORE ABOUT ONLINE ROMANCE SCAMS AND HOW TO AVOID BEING A VICTIM.

Report a Crime

If you are on a U.S. Army installation and require immediate assistance, call 911. If you want to report a crime or have information about a crime, contact us.

Report a crime

Wanted by CID

CID special agents are seeking your help in solving open investigations, in some cases offering rewards of up to $25,000.00 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Cases in your area

Request a CID Case

Learn how to request a Military Police Report or CID Report of Investigation. File a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Crime Records Center.

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Ongoing Investigations

Be On The Lookout

SPC Peter Van Bawi Lian is a deserter from the U.S. Army and is wanted for murder by the Indianapolis Metro Police Dept.

$25,000 reward

Sgt. Anton R. Phillips, 31, was found stabbed to death at a forward operating base in Afghanistan on December 31, 2009.

$15,000 reward

In October 2010, the skull of an adult female was discovered in Training Area 9 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

What it takes to be a CID Special Agent

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CID Special Agents must have high moral standards, integrity, the courage to do what is right and respect for, and knowledge of the law.

Become a CID Special Agent and join the Department of Defense's premier investigative organization. View the prerequisites to become an agent and apply today.

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