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Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Detachment 810

The Air Force Office of Speical Investigations is recruiting potential special agents. Interested members should contact the local AFOSI Detachment for more information. AFOSI was founded Aug. 1, 1948, at the suggestion of Congress to consolidate investigative activities in the U.S. Air Force. Secretary of the Air Force W. Stuart Symington created AFOSI and patterned it after the FBI. He appointed Special Agent Joseph Carroll, an assistant to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, as the first AFOSI commander and charged him with providing independent, unbiased and centrally directed investigations of criminal activity in the Air Force.

Air Force Office of Speical Investigations

Air Force Office of Special Investigations

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has been the Air Force's major investigative service since Aug.1, 1948. The agency reports to the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. AFOSI provides professional investigative service to commanders of all Air Force activities. Its primary responsibilities are criminal investigations and counterintelligence services.


To Identify, exploit and neutralize criminal, terrorist and intelligence threats to the Air Force, Department of Defense and U.S. Government.

AFOSI Mission at Los Angeles AFB
  • Investigating and solving felony crimes that impact LAAFB and its people
  • Preventing contractors from defrauding the USAF
  • Protecting critical USAF technologies from foreign disclosure
Eagle Eyes Program

The Eagle Eyes program is an Air Force anti-terrorism initiative that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and citizens in the war on terror. Eagle Eyes teaches people about the typical activities terrorists engage in to plan their attacks.

USAF Eagle Eyes:

Anti-terrorism Awareness Highlights

Basic Tenants
  • Terrorism is common World Wide
  • US Citizens are being attacked more frequently
  • ¬†ANYONE can commit acts of terrorism - ANYONE
Rules for Personal Protection
  • USE COMMON SENSE--if it doesn't seem right--report it!
  • Keep a low profile; attempt to dress like the locals
  • Be Unpredictable, vary routes and times to work
  • Store money, ID's etc., in places that are inaccessible to anyone but you
  • BOTTOM LINE--Regardless of how important YOU think it is (or is not), TELL SOMEONE!

To report any suspicious activity please call :
AFOSI at (310) 653-3937/5437 or 61st SFS Law Enforcement Desk at (310) 653-5787


AFOSI Tip Line brochure