GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE said late Tuesday that everyday Americans should monitor their neighbors for questionable behavior.

“The real greatest resource is all of you, because you have all those eyes and you see what’s happening,” he told listeners in Myrtle Beach, S.C.


“People move into a house a block down the road, you know who’s going in,” Trump continued. "You can see and you report them to the local police.

“You’re pretty smart, right?” he asked his audience. "We know if there’s something going on, report them. Most likely you’ll be wrong, but that’s OK.

“That’s the best way. Everybody’s their own cop in a way. You’ve got to do it. You’ve got to do it.”

Trump’s remarks expand on his recent calls for surveillance of America’s mosques for potential terrorism.

He also criticized President Obama late Tuesday for not monitoring the nation’s Islamic worship centers for extremism.

“There’s something going on in the mosques and other places,” Trump said. "There’s some nastiness, there’s some meanness there.

“[Why is President Obama] so empathetic on not solving the problem?” the outspoken billionaire asked.

“I call him the great divider,” Trump added of Obama. "I am going to be a unifier. I’m going to be the best protector. I’m going to fight like hell for this country.”

Trump has pushed for escalated monitoring of Muslim Americans and their communities in the wake of recent terrorist attacks by radical Islamists and suggested a database for incoming refugees. 

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria killed 130 people and wounded more than 300 others during attacks on Paris earlier this month.