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Bureau of Industry and Security

  • By: David Schulz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is responsible for regulating the export of sensitive goods and technology for reasons of national security, foreign policy, and compliance with nonproliferation agreements. Formerly known as the ...

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