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Federal Aviation Administration

  • By: Frances Sherertz
  • 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. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a subordinate agency of the Department of Transportation (DOT). It was originally established by the Federal Aviation Act of 1958. The FAA is one of the largest agencies in the United States and has ...

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