Effingham Illinois FBI Office in Effingham Illinois

Address and phone number for Effingham Illinois FBI Office, a FBI Office, at East Jefferson Avenue, Effingham IL.

Effingham Illinois FBI Office
201 East Jefferson Avenue, Effingham, Illinois, 62401

About the Effingham Illinois FBI Office

The Effingham Illinois FBI Office, located in Effingham, IL is a local branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The FBI operates 56 Field Offices and 350 Resident Agencies across the country. Within the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI acts as a national security organization and the country's primary investigative agency. The FBI carries out intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities to protect the country against security threats. The local FBI Office in Effingham investigates crimes within its district and supports other Effingham County and Illinois law enforcement agencies.

You may contact the FBI Office for questions about:
  • Effingham FBI criminal investigations
  • Identity theft and fraud
  • Reporting Effingham criminal activity
  • FBI most wanted list
  • FBI jobs and employment
Effingham County FBI Investigations

The Effingham Illinois FBI Office participates in FBI criminal investigations, including those that pose the most significant threats to U.S. society. The FBI Office investigates major violent crimes, including mass killings, gang activity, bank robberies, and crimes against children. While undertaking criminal investigations, the FBI Office coordinates and cooperates with other Illinois state and local law enforcement agencies. The FBI Office also leads investigations of Effingham County white collar crimes, public corruption, cybercrimes, and civil rights violations.

FBI Field Offices in Effingham County

The FBI Field Office carries out intelligence and investigative work for the FBI. Headed by the Special Agent in Charge or an Assistant Director in Charge, the Field Office also operates Resident Agencies within Effingham County, which are headed by Supervisory Special Agents. These local offices work together to conduct FBI investigations and protect the Effingham County community.

FBI Community Outreach Citizens Academy

The FBI Office conducts community outreach in Effingham County, including through programs designed to link community service, prevention, and law enforcement. For example, the FBI Citizens Academy promotes understanding of the FBI's role in the community. Open to business, civic, community, and religious leaders in the Effingham County area, the Citizens Academy takes place at the FBI Office.

National Security & Intelligence

As part of its national security and intelligence responsibilities, the FBI gathers, shares, and analyzes intelligence. The FBI's Intelligence Branch produces intelligence to carry out Effingham County FBI operations. The FBI's National Security Branch detects, deters, and disrupts threats from terrorists and weapons of mass destruction, while also conducting counterintelligence operations. The FBI's national security and intelligence programs support the work of the Effingham County FBI Field Offices and Resident Agencies.

Contact the Effingham Illinois FBI Office

You may contact the Effingham Illinois FBI Office by calling 217-342-2367, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Effingham Illinois FBI Office, 201 East Jefferson Avenue, Effingham, Illinois, 62401.

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