Inside the FBI

Inside the FBI

by Mythili Sampathkumar


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One of the oldest federal agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigations has evolved over the last hundred years to become the Department of Justice's main law enforcement agency. This book explores its history, agents, law enforcement reach, and role as part of the American intelligence community, as well as the public storms weathered by the "Bureau." Students will learn about the FBI's earliest days in the late 1890s to the wild years of J. Edgar Hoover to the recent role of the FBI in our political discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978507357
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2019
Series: Inside Law Enforcement
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 A History of the FBI 7

Chapter 2 What Does the FBI Do? 14

Chapter 3 What Is the Legal Authority of the FBI? 21

Chapter 4 Controversies Involving the FBI 27

Chapter 5 The Future of the FBI 34

Chapter Notes 40

Glossary 44

Further Reading 46

Index 47

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