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Department of Health and Human Services

  • By: Amie R. Scheidegger
  • 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 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was established in 1980 to protect the health of all Americans and provide health-related services to the public. By 2003, HHS was the largest grant-making agency in the federal government, representing the nation's ...

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