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  Federal Bureau of Investigation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
The FBI is also charged with the responsibility of enforcing compliance of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 and investigating violations of the act in addition to prosecuting such violations with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
On July 1, 1932, the Bureau was renamed the United States Bureau of Investigation.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - MSN Encarta
In the Waco incident in 1993, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) launched a raid on the compound of the Branch Davidian religious sect in Waco, Texas, whose members were suspected of purchasing illegal weapons.
Although the FBI was severely criticized in the aftermath of the tragedy, a federal judge and a special counsel concluded in 2000 that the Branch Davidians had deliberately started the fire and that federal agents were not responsible for their deaths.
Later that year, the agency investigated the mailing of several letters containing potentially lethal anthrax bacteria to media companies and political offices, but it was unable to identify any suspects.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
At first it was named the Bureau of Investigation (BI) and it did not become the FBI until 1935.
Hoover's investigation of Martin Luther King was also notorious--the FBI found no evidence of any crime, but attempted to use tapes of King involved in sexual activity for flmail.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Its investigative responsibilities included antitrust violations, bankruptcy fraud, postal fraud, violation of federal banking laws, destruction of government property, and certain crimes on Native American reservations.
However, the bureau came under sharp criticism when an independent review uncovered a range of abuses during the raids, including illegal searches and seizures, warrantless arrests, denial of legal counsel, and poor detainment conditions.
After a series of highly publicized gangster crimes, in 1934 Congress made federal crimes of bank robbery, extortion, interstate racketeering, assault or murder of federal officials, transportation of stolen property across state lines, and interstate flight of felons.
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 History - Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Bureau of Investigation had limited success using its narrow jurisdiction to investigate some of the criminals of "the gangster era." For example, it investigated Al Capone as a "fugitive federal witness." Federal investigation of a resurgent white supremacy movement also required creativity.
Public confusion between Bureau of Investigation Special Agents and Prohibition Agents led to a permanent name change in 1935 for the agency composed of Department of Justice's investigators: the Federal Bureau of Investigation was thus born.
Although federal racketeering and gambling statutes were passed in the 1950s and early 1960s to aid the Bureau's fight against mob influence, the two strongest weapons for combatting organized crime were given to the FBI during President Richard Nixon's Administration.
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 FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 AllRefer.com - Federal Bureau of Investigation (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), division of the U.S. Dept. of Justice charged with investigating all violations of federal laws except those assigned to some other federal agency.
During Hoover's final years as director (he served until his death in 1972), the bureau became highly controversial and was the frequent target of attack from a wide variety of liberal groups.
During the Watergate affair it was revealed that the FBI had yielded to pressure from top White House officials, acting on behalf of President Richard M. Nixon, to halt their investigation of the Watergate break-in.
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 FBI (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
On July 1, 1932, the; Bureau was renamed the United States Bureau of Investigation.
However, the vast majority of Federal government publications covering these topics are published by the Office of Justice Programs agencies of the United States Department of Justice, and disseminated through the National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation
Agency of the US Department of Justice that investigates violations of federal law not specifically assigned to other agencies, and is particularly concerned with internal security.
The director is Robert Mueller, a former federal prosecutor, from 2001.
Mueller, a federal prosecutor in San Francisco, California, and a former Marine, was briefly the acting deputy attorney general under Attorney General John Ashcroft.
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 FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The FBI is charged with investigating all violations of federal laws with the exception of those which have been assigned by legislation to other agencies.
These resources will fund FBI investigations with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to identify the major domestic violent street gang/drug enterprises which pose significant threats to the integrity of American society and pursue these gangs through the sustained, proactive, multi-divisional, coordinated investigations that support successful prosecution.
In late November, 1996 the Richmond, Virginia Police Department and the FBI culminated a joint two-year investigation of a Jamaican drug-trafficking gang.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Edgar Hoover who became director of the Bureau May 10 1924 the agency spent much of its on investigating political activists who were not of any crime (eg Albert Einstein as a socialist).
Finally in 1935 the bureau was renamed the Federal of Investigation (FBI).
The bureau is also charged with responsibility of enforcing compliance of the United Civil Rights Act of 1964 and investigating of The Act in addition to prosecuting violations with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), chief investigative agency of the federal government of the United States and a division of the...
The modern approach to the treatment of criminals owes most to psychiatric and case-study methods.
The CID is known for its extensive investigative techniques and activities; it is...
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation Summary
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is housed under the Department of Justice with field offices throughout the country.
The history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), apart from its role in fighting crime, shows that its powers of surveillance of subversives and political dissidents has grown in response to real and supposed threats to national security.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
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 Federal Bureau Of Investigation
Attorney General George Wickersham named the force the Bureau of Investigation on March 16, 1909.
William J. Flynn, became Director of the Bureau of Investigation in July, 1919.
The Bureau of Investigation was renamed the United States Bureau of Investigation on July 1, 1932.
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 FBI
William C. Sullivan, former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigations intelligence operations who broke in dramatic fashion with the late J. Edgar Hoover, was killed early yesterday in a shooting accident near his home in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire.
Sullivan was known both within the bureau, and by a wide and distinguished circle of acquaintances outside it as less a policeman than a scholar, one whose interests ranged from theoretical Marxism, on which he was an acknowledged expert, to modern English poetry.
A: In 1972, largely as a result of the investigations into military intelligence activities in the United States, the Defense Department destroyed all of the military intelligence files that they had about American citizens and things in the United States, which was shocking from the point of view of the committee.
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 Watching Justice | Offices | Federal Bureau of Investigation | All Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The FBI is the investigative arm of the Department of Justice.
Federal gun laws pertaining to corrupt gun stores, illegal gun trafficking, obliterated serial numbers, and lying on the criminal background check form are rarely enforced.
Of the 22 major federal firearm statutes for which offenses can be prosecuted, the number of prosecutions under Attorney General Ashcroft has increased significantly for 2, marginally increased for 9 and remained the same or lower for 11 offenses.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, FBI has modified the percentage of drug-related resources for its anti-violent crime activities from 50 to 60 percent.
In addition, the FBI has appointed agents as Mexican Border liaison officers to assist in ongoing investigative efforts with the Mexican law enforcement and diplomatic personnel to ensure any diplomatic and investigative issues are resolved expeditiously.
The investigation utilized several court-authorized Title IIIs, which resulted in the identification of various smuggling methods and routes used by couriers.
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 Guide to Federal Records - Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
Record copies of publications of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Division of Investigation created, effective March 2, 1934, by EO 6166, June 10, 1933, consolidating functions of abolished BOI with investigative functions of Bureau of Prohibition, which had been established in DOJ by the Prohibition Reorganization Act of 1930 (46 Stat.
Selected records relating to the FBI investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 1963-93 (396 ft.), administered by the National Archives as part of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection (See 272.1 Note).
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 UNITED STATES INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY - WHO WE ARE
The mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
The portion of the Bureau that focuses on intelligence, the Directorate of Intelligence, is a member of the Intelligence Community.
It is imbedded in the day-to-day work of the FBI from the initiation of preliminary investigations to the development of FBI-wide investigative strategies.
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 FBI News
FBI agents raided the home of a daughter of U.S. Representative Curt Weldon, a Pennsylvania Republican, as part of an investigation into whether he used political influence to steer business toward her...
Federal officials announced Wednesday they are investigating the death of a Winnebago woman found dead in her apartment last week.
The FBI is investigating the death of a woman on the Winnebago Indian Reservation.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation (Harpers.org)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted the existence of Carnivore, a specially designed computer that allows the agency to search for criminal activity by plugging into an Internet service provider's “backbone” and reading people's email.
The FBI was investigating whether it withheld or destroyed evidence pertaining to the Oklahoma City bombing.
This is Federal Bureau of Investigation, a theme and a United States bureaucracy.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation — FactMonster.com
became (1924) director of the Bureau of Investigation, Congress gradually added one duty after another to the jurisdiction of the bureau and reorganized (1933) it with wider powers as the Division of Investigation in the Dept. of Justice.
it was revealed that the FBI had yielded to pressure from top White House officials, acting on behalf of President Richard M. Nixon, to halt their investigation of the Watergate break-in.
Abscam - Abscam, U.S. scandal resulting from an investigation begun in 1978 by the Federal Bureau of...
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Gurupedia
The mission of the FBI is to uphold the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law; to protect the United States from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities; to provide leadership and
law enforcement assistance to federal, state, local, and international agencies; and to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is responsive to the needs of the public and is faithful to the United States Constitution.
Edgar Hoover, who became director of the Bureau on May 10, 1924, the agency spent much of its energy on investigating political activists who were not accused of any crime (eg,
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Home Page
John Parsons, an FBI Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive who escaped from jail while awaiting trial for allegedly killing a police officer, was taken into custody in Ohio.
Follow the links below for details on each of our investigative priorities.
FBI.gov is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation Encyclopedia Article @ UltraTopSecret.com (Ultra Top Secret) (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
19 (Xinhua) -- The US Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed a resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Thursday in its investigation into threats posted on a...
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI Special Agents are responsible for conducting sensitive national security investigations and working on matters including terrorism, foreign counterintelligence, cyber crime, organized crime...
The FBI's Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) was established in 1983 to be a national level counterterrorist unit, offering a tactical option for any extraordinary hostage crisis or other law enforcement...
In the end, they left armed with new skills to fight crime and with new friendships forged in the woods of Northern Virginia.
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