Better Business Bureau (BBB)
File complaint: If you think that a company or charity has treated you unfairly, file a
complaint online. We will contact the organization to help resolve the issue
Check it out: BBB reports provide information on over 2 million organizations. It's a
good idea to check before you invest (business) or give (charity).
The BBB's Core Services include: Business Reliability Reports; Dispute Resolution;
Truth-in-Advertising; Consumer and Business Education; and Charity Review.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC’s work is performed by the Bureaus of Consumer Protection, Competition and
Economics. The Bureau’s mandate is to protect consumers against unfair, deceptive or
fraudulent practices. The Bureau enforces a variety of consumer protection laws enacted
by Congress, as well as trade regulation rules issued by the Commission. Its actions
include individual company and industry-wide investigations, administrative and federal
court litigation, rulemaking proceedings, and consumer and business education. In
addition, the Bureau contributes to the Commission’s on-going efforts to inform
Congress and other government entities of the impact that proposed actions could have
Complaints.com - publicize and read consumer complaints
Complaints.com is a database of personal, first-hand, consumer experiences with
products and services. This information is collected from Complaints.com site visitors,
and published to the Complaints.com site for the primary benefit of consumers to learn
from the personal experiences of other consumers.
New Jersey State Police
The Office of Professional Standards of the Division of State Police is responsible for
ensuring that members of the State Police meet the highest standards of professional
conduct and are responsive to the public they serve. The Office of Professional Standards
is also responsible for the thorough investigation of all complaints of misconduct against
members of the State Police. The Division of State Police is dedicated to providing the
best possible police service to the people it serves. Troopers are carefully selected and
receive the best possible training to help them perform their duties in a fair, honest,
impartial, and professional manner. Your assistance helps the Division maintain the
integrity of the organization. If you feel strongly about the conduct of a trooper,
positively or negatively, please let us know.
We exist to help citizens report misconduct. We assist with the filing of complaints
because we believe that accountability is critical to the public service mission of police
organizations. Our efforts are not intended to hinder the police nor to embarrass officers
without cause. However, we are sure that cases of misconduct and the failure to receive
complaints by the police must be publicized to prevent their reoccurrence.
American Civil Liberty Union
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty. We work daily in courts, legislatures and
communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to
every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Our job is
to conserve America's original civic values: the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
The mission of the ACLU is to preserve all of these protections and guarantees:
*Your First Amendment rights-freedom of speech, association and assembly. Freedom of
the press, and freedom of religion supported by the strict separation of church and state.
*Your right to equal protection under the law - equal treatment regardless of race, sex,
religion or national origin.
*Your right to due process - fair treatment by the government whenever the loss of your
liberty or property is at stake.
*Your right to privacy - freedom from unwarranted government intrusion into your
personal and private affairs.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family
status, or disability is illegal by federal law. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home
or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing
Federal Communications Commission
For information on filing a complaint about programming you believe was obscene,
indecent and/or profane, please see our Obscene, Profane and Indecent Broadcasts Fact
Sheet or use Form 475B to file a complaint on line.
The Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC)
The Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) was established as a partnership between
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center
(NW3C) to serve as a means to receive Internet related criminal complaints, research,
develop and refer the criminal complaints to law enforcement agencies for any
investigation they deem to be appropriate. Since its inception, the IFCC has received
complaints crossing the spectrum of cyber crime matters, to include on-line fraud in its
many forms, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) matters, Computer Intrusions (hacking),
Economic Espionage (Theft of Trade Secrets), On-line Extortion, International Money
Laundering, Identity Theft and a growing list of Internet facilitated crimes.
Federal Reserve Board
If you have a complaint about a bank or other financial institution, the Federal Reserve
System might be able to help you. The Federal Reserve is responsible for carrying out
many of the federal laws that protect consumers in their dealings with financial
institutions. The Board of Governors, located in Washington, D.C., works with the twelve
Federal Reserve Banks around the country to make certain the commercial banks that the
Federal Reserve supervises abide by these laws. We can help individual consumers by:
* Answering questions about banking practices, and
* Investigating complaints about specific banks under our supervisory jurisdiction.
Complaints about financial institutions that are not supervised by the Federal Reserve
System are referred to the appropriate federal agency.
Government Food Safety Information
Report food-borne illness; Food Away from Home (E.g. caterers, restaurants, community
picnics); Advertising and Fraud Complaint; quality of water; Dietary Supplements
(links to organizations to complain).
Social Security Online
If you had an experience with Social Security that you didn’t like, please let us know!
Your expressions of concern help us decide how to improve our programs and service.
Just follow these easy steps to send your complaint using the form below