The Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Created in 1908, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) remains one of the most steadfast agencies charged with the protection of the national welfare. The FBI is involved in fighting a variety of heinous crimes, including kidnapping, terrorism, inter-state theft, drug trafficking, and more. In the quest to fight crime, FBI agents have crossed swords with organized criminal gangs, terror cells, and individual gangsters of the most extreme sort. It is the history of the FBI that this volume in the illustrated "The U.S. Government: How it Works" series presents. In telling the story of the men and women who have served in the FBI, author Heather Lehr Wagner does a creditable job of presenting the facts at hand. In particular, the sections of this book that deal with the day-to-day activities of contemporary FBI agents have value for readers who may consider law enforcement as a future career. However, like other books in this series, the text is rather arid and leaves the reader wondering when he or she will be done with the required reading. In this way, Wagner's work remains a textbook reference rather than a book that will capture its readers' interest on the merits of its style. Reviewer: Greg M. Romaneck

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791092811
  • Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Series: U. S. Government Series: How It Works
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 1,245,787
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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