The Regional Security Office is the advisor to the Ambassador on all security and law enforcement issues affecting relations between the United States and the Republic of Haiti. Regional Security Offices at embassies around the world work on criminal investigations, extraditions, counter-terrorism cases, internal affairs investigations, background investigations, police training, and many other security and law enforcement related matters.
Email the Regional Security Office: DS_RSO_Port-au-Prince@state.gov ; Phone: (509) 2229- 8061
Law Enforcement Liaison
The RSO provides security information and assistance to American affiliated businesses, educational, cultural and religious institutions and NGO’s. The primary means for such support is through the Haitian Chapter of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). The RSO provides briefing materials and assistance developing contingency plans to cope with fires, bomb threats, evacuations, and other issues. OSAC has more than 2000 member organizations in 45 countries worldwide.
To Catch a Thief or Terrorist-Rewards for Justice
The Bureau of Diplomatic Security operates the Rewards for Justice Program in which concerned individuals can provide tips about wanted criminals or terrorists-and perhaps receive up to $ 5 million U.S. dollars for their assistance.