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Protecting our communities through information sharing, analysis and collaboration:

Welcome to the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC). The NCRIC is a government program that helps safeguard   each of our communities by serving as a dynamic security nexus through training on criminal threats, improved information sharing, and criminal intelligence analysis.  

The NCRIC was created by the Northern California High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NC HIDTA) Executive Board in 2007, to improve our region's, state's and nation's ability to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to criminal and terrorist activity.

We collect tips, leads, suspicious activity reporting (SAR) and criminal information; conduct analysis; disseminate intelligence; provide training; provide technology resources; as well as facilitate communications between federal, state and local public safety agencies, homeland security agencies, and private & public sector critical infrastructure partners to help them take action on threats and public safety issues. 

The personnel assigned to the NCRIC are dedicated to protecting public safety and the privacy, civil rights and civil liberties of the members of the public we serve. To learn more about fusion centers please go to the 2013 Congressional report on the National Network of Fusion Centers, the 2017 Congressional report on Advancing the Homeland Security Information Sharing Environment, the National Strategy for the National Network of Fusion Centers and the March 2017 Review of Domestic Sharing of Counterterrorism Information. Thank you very much for visiting our site.

Mike Sena
, Executive Director

Critical Infrastructure Protection

The NCRIC's Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) capability enables public and private entities to identify, assess, prioritize, and protect critical infrastructure and key resources so they can detect, prevent, deter, devalue, and mitigate deliberate efforts to destroy, incapacitate, or exploit critical infrastructure and key resources.


2018 National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Prevention Summit

Experts and agency leaders converged in Atlanta during this year’s annual conference to discuss the latest Opioid trends, share prevention best practices, discuss treatment updates, and provide an outlook for the future.

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Stream the plenary videos

Senator Diane Feinstein on Dangers of Marijuana Legalization
Sacramento Bee Opinion Editorial by Senator Diane Feinstein: Parents should be wary of marijuana legalization

Local Survivor of Honey Oil Explosion
A woman from Sacramento shares her experience in a video interview with Fox 40

Local News Features NCRIC Mobile Site

KRON’s Gabe Slate demonstrates the mobile-friendly NCRIC website as a simple method for citizens to connect with local Homeland Security - Watch the video on KRON4

NCRIC Director Mike Sena discusses Automated License Plate Reader technology

NCRIC Director Mike Sena was interviewed on KQED Public Radio and discussed the value of Automated License Plate Readers for Law Enforcement and the steps taken to respect privacy and ensure proper utilization of this technology.

Audio Podcast - NCRIC Director Mike Sena discusses Automated License Plate Reader technology

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NCRIC Mission
Coordinate the exchange of criminal intelligence, threats and hazards information and facilitate regional communication among Northern California Law Enforcement, First Responders, Government and Private Sector Partners to improve our region's ability to identify, prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to and recover from the man-made threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to our region.

Northern California Most Wanted
Help Us Apprehend Wanted Criminals

      Fentanyl Safety Recommendations

                      Officer Safety


                  Local Perspective

                  Overdose Reversal
NCRIC Membership

The NCRIC provides significant benefits to over 13,600 Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Government & Private Sector members.  For further information regarding the various types of membership and how you can join the team that helps protect our region, click on the links below.


Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties

To engage in effective and meaningful information sharing, it is fully recognized that it must be done in a manner that protects individuals’ privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties. To safeguard constitutional rights and to ensure that we are addressing our ethical and legal obligations while engaged in the fusion process, we have developed, implemented and enforce various policies and procedures which are fundamental to this aspect of our mission.

In gathering, sharing, and storing information the NCRIC complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to, to  the extent applicable, the California Values Act (Government Code Section 7284 et seq.). The NCRIC will, consistent with Section 7284.8 (b) work to ensure that databases are governed in a manner that limits the availability of information therein to the fullest extent practicable and consistent with federal and state law, to anyone or any entity for the sole purpose of immigration enforcement.

Building Communities of Trust

The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) initiative focuses on developing relationships of trust between law enforcement, fusion centers, and the communities they serve, particularly immigrant and minority communities, so that the challenges of crime control and prevention of terrorism can be addressed.   Read more>>


California Common Operating Picture for Threat Awareness

The California Common Operating Picture (Cal COP) for Threat Awareness is a cloud-based, data sharing environment available to all public safety agencies within the original 8 California Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) regions.

Maritime Security
Help Keep Our Ports Safe

The Northern California Regional Intelligence Center is committed to working with its Public Safety and Private Sector Partners, as well as members of the public to enhance the security and safety of San Francisco Bay Area Ports.



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Report Crimes, Threats & Hazards

Help us keep our communities safe by submitting information about wanted individuals, unsolved crimes or potential threats.

Urgent Threats/Incidents
Members of the Public Call 911 
Public Safety members call the
(415) 553-7400

For non-urgent tips or leads click above or
Call (24/7) 1-866-FOR-TTIP (1-866-367-8847)
Email: dutyofficer@ncric.ca.gov

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Congressional Testimony


NCRIC Director Mike Sena speaks in Washington, D.C. on the success of Suspicious Activity Reporting, the formation of a national strategy across the Fusion Center Network, and the importance of Fusion Center collaboration both with the Department of Homeland Security and Local Law Enforcement.

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Combating the threat of drug trafficking

To help thwart drug trafficking, money laundering, plus related crime and violence, the NCHIDTA,* and the NCRIC, provide law enforcement investigative support and more as part of the President's National Drug Control Strategy.
* High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

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