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Nationwide SAR Initiative Collection

The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) is a joint collaborative effort by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement partners. This initiative provides law enforcement with another tool to help prevent terrorism and other related criminal activity by establishing a national capacity for gathering, documenting, processing, analyzing, and sharing SAR information.

  • ISE-SAR Functional Standard

    Builds upon, consolidates, and standardizes nationwide aspects of those ISE-relevant activities already occurring at the federal, state, and local levels with respect to the processing, sharing, and use of suspicious activity information.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting Public Safety Telecommunications Training Overview

    Suspicious Activity Reporting Public Safety Telecommunications Training is a module of the NSI’s Hometown Security Partners suite of online training. This overview provides an introduction to the NSI, relates how public safety telecommunications professionals (e.g., 9-1-1 operators) may fit into the suspicious activity reporting process, and includes instructions on accessing the training. A chart of suspicious activity reporting indicators and behaviors is included.

  • Updated Privacy Policy Review Process

    This document details the new privacy policy review process. It has been recently modified to support fusion centers and expedite the finalization of their privacy policies.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting Emergency Management Training Overview

    Suspicious Activity Reporting Emergency Management Training is a module of the NSI’s Hometown Security Partners suite of online training. This overview provides an introduction to the NSI, relates how emergency management professionals may fit into the suspicious activity reporting process, and includes instructions on accessing the training. A chart of suspicious activity reporting indicators and behaviors is included.

  • Building Community Partnerships

    This fact sheet provides an overview of the Building Community Partnerships (BCP) initiative, which was established to assist fusion centers and law enforcement agencies in engaging with and developing productive relationships with the critical sector and community stakeholders they serve to enable partnerships in the protection of critical infrastructure and the prevention of crime and terrorism.

  • Safety for Faith-Based Events and Houses of Worship NSI Awareness Flyer

    This resource contains an overview of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something™” public awareness campaign. In addition, it provides links to resources for security personnel, law enforcement, and first responders; nonprofit and private sector resources; and additional resources to assist with developing emergency operations plans, security practices, and safety guidelines for houses of worship and faith-based events.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) for Public Health and Health Care Partners

    This document provides information on the online Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) for Public Health and Health Care Partners Training and the importance of public health and health care professionals in the overall SAR effort. A chart of SAR indicators and behaviors is included.

  • Fact Sheet: Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Analysis and Recommendations Report for the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI)

    This fact sheet provides a brief background on the NSI and a description of the privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties framework. It also lists highlights and observations and details recommendations for NSI implementation.

  • Suspicious Activity Reporting Maritime Sector Training Overview

    Suspicious Activity Reporting Maritime Sector Training is a module of the NSI’s Hometown Security Partners suite of online training. This overview provides an introduction to the NSI, relates how maritime industry professionals may fit into the suspicious activity reporting process, and includes instructions on accessing the training. A chart of suspicious activity reporting indicators and behaviors is included.

  • NSI Privacy Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet provides an overview of the various components of the NSI Privacy Protection Framework, which is an integral element to the protection of privacy throughout the SAR process and to the overall success of the NSI.