Last updated on: 6/16/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“The FBI was established in 1908. We work literally around the globe. Along with our Headquarters in Washington, D.C., we have 56 field offices located in major cities throughout the U.S., 400+ resident agencies in smaller cities and towns across the nation, and 60 international offices called “Legal Attaches” in U.S. embassies worldwide.”

“About Us,” FBI website (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Mission:

“To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.”

“About Us,” FBI website (accessed Oct. 15, 2007)

Other:
US Government Agency
Quoted in:
  1. What are National Security Letters (NSLs)?
  2. Should the Government Be Allowed to Collect DNA Samples from Non-Violent and Non-Convicted Offenders?