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The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Northeast Field Office, Newport, Rhode Island, is one of 15 NCIS geographical field offices throughout the world. NCIS is a civilian federal law enforcement agency, responsible for conducting felony-level criminal, counterintelligence, counterterrorism and security-related investigations to support the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps worldwide.
The NCIS Northeast Field Office, in concert with NCIS, mandates to prevent terrorism, protect USN technology and reduce crime. The Northeast Field Office is responsible for a geographic area encompassing Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The NCIS mission in the Northeast is accomplished via 12 resident offices subordinate to the Northeast Field Office, Newport.
In addition to their investigative responsibilities, NCIS routinely conducts protective operations in support of high ranking DOD/DON officials and visiting foreign dignitaries, provides operational security threat assessment surveys and presents criminal awareness briefs to commands.