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Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • By: Joseph W. Koletar
  • 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the investigative arm of the Department of Justice and has the widest jurisdiction of any federal law enforcement agency. It is the primary agency for the investigation of more than 200 federal statutes and ...

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