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The National Blue Alert Network supports the integration of Blue Alert plans throughout the United States in order to rapidly disseminate information to law enforcement agencies, the media and the public to aid in the apprehension of violent criminals who pose an imminent threat to law enforcement and others.

Congress passed the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 in order to encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue Alert plans.

The law is named after New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu who were killed in an ambush attack on December 20, 2014.

The Blue Alert Network utilizes a secure Special Interest Group (SIG) data repository through the FBI's Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (LEEP). LEEP is an electronic gateway that provides law enforcement agencies, intelligence partners, and criminal justice entities with centralized access to many different resources and services via a single sign-on. The National Blue Alert Network SIG contains many Blue Alert resources collected from around the nation, which include legislation, forms, policies, standard operating procedures and more.

Access to the Blue Alert SIG is available to States, local governments, law enforcement agencies, and other qualified stakeholders as determined by the National Blue Alert Coordinator. Those with existing LEEP or LEO.gov accounts can access the SIG directly using the following link: https://leo.cjis.gov/leoContent/sigs/blue_alert/. For assistance in obtaining login credentials to LEEP please contact the COPS Office at bluealert@usdoj.gov.

For more information, contact us at BlueAlert@usdoj.gov or call the Response Center at 800-421-6770.