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National Security Division

Division Overview

The Office’s National Security Division is the first of its kind in the nation, adding a standalone division with the Office that complements the Criminal Division with its own specialized mandates.  The Division is responsible for combatting the national security and cyber security threats facing our region and our nation.  Protecting national security is the highest priority of the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Office, and the Division works closely with other components within the Department of Justice and with other government agencies to meet this challenge.

The National Security Division comprises the Terrorism and Export Crimes Section and the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section. Both sections handle some of the most complex cases in the Office, and their mandate includes prevention and disruption as well as prosecution.  Prosecutors within the Division are responsible for the handling of matters involving counterterrorism, counterintelligence, export violations, computer network intrusions and attacks, cybercrime infrastructure, transnational cyber actors, cyberstalking, and intellectual property theft and infringement.

Division Contact Information

The United States Attorney's Office
Central District of California
Attn: National Security Division
312 North Spring Street, 15th floor
Los Angeles, California 90012

Individuals who wish to report activity that they believe may be related to terrorism should call the FBI at (310) 477-6565.