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Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

President Theodore Roosevelt created a Bureau of Investigation within the Justice Department in 1908, and it became known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) when it was reorganized in 1935. Responsible to the attorney general of the United States, the ...

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