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 felony-level criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. Learn more about CID's mission here.
Army 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.
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.