How do I access my FBI database?

How do I access my FBI database?

User Access N-DEx is easily accessible via the FBI’s Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (LEEP). Anyone with an account on can request access to their state N-DEx “Sub-SIG” (Special Interest Group). Agencies can access the N-DEx system using a method that works best for them.

Are FBI reports public record?

No. Such information is protected from public disclosure, in accordance with current law and Department of Justice and FBI policy. This policy preserves the integrity of the investigation and the privacy of individuals involved in the investigation prior to any public charging for violations of the law.

How do you anonymously report someone to the FBI?

Report Threats and Federal Crimes

  1. Fill out our Online Tips and Public Leads form at
  2. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324)
  3. Contact your local field office or closest international office.

How do I request an FBI FOIA?

To submit an eFOIPA request to the FBI, select the “Electronic FOIPA (eFOIPA)” option below. To make a standard FOIPA request, select the “Paper FOIPA” option below. Please note that if you opt to make a standard FOIPA request, all correspondence that you will receive from the FBI will occur through standard mail.

How long does an FBI FOIA request take?

Under the law, all federal agencies are required to respond to a FOIA request within 20 business days, unless there are “unusual circumstances.” This time period generally begins when the request is received by the FOIA office of the Department of Justice component that maintains the records sought.

Where is FBI data stored?

Routine databases created in the FBI share common characteristics. They are created using approved applications and are maintained primarily on local servers that are connected to the FBI’s internal computer network.

Can you find out if the FBI is investigating you?

Agents may tell you that you are the subject of their investigation, or may simply ask questions without letting you know how you are connected to the case. Either way, it is important that you get in touch with a lawyer as soon as possible if you have been questioned in connection with a federal case.

What happens when you report something to the FBI?

The FBI will ask you to provide as much information as possible about the perpetrator and details of the threat you have experienced. The FBI will ask for your contact information to follow‐up with you if needed. The FBI will attempt to protect your identity and confidentiality.

What to do if FBI is investigating you?

If you are implicated in a federal investigation, especially as a target of the investigation, you should follow two rules: (1) obtain legal representation immediately; and (2) do not speak or write to anyone else about the investigation without first consulting an attorney experienced in handling federal criminal …