If you want to become an informer, join Citizen Corps. I don't think this is the right way to go. Here are some quotes on their web site:
"We want to be a Nation that serves goals larger than self." -- President George W. Bush - State of the Union, January 29, 2002.
"In the days following the attacks we saw immediate and selfless volunteering..."
What has happened with the idea of individualism?
Related: Assessing the Department of Homeland Security. By The Brookings Institution.
Read Alex Epstein's editorial, Bush's Un-American and Immoral Call for "National Service."