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Federal Bureau of Investigation

Definition/Scope: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) vision is considered by some to be the premier law enforcement learning and research center and an advocate for law enforcement’s best methodologies and practices worldwide. Their mission is to lead and inspire, through excellence in training and research, the education and development of the criminal justice community; to influence change and forge partnerships that ensure the safety and security of the citizens of the United States and around the world. The FBI Academy, located in Quantico, Virginia, is the training grounds for new Special Agents of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was first opened for use in 1972 on 385 acres of woodland. It is a relatively small government academy, housing three dormitory buildings and associated facilities. Federal law enforcement officers undergo 21-week training courses there.

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law enforcement



Broader Terms:

Department of Justice
Executive Order 12333
Executive Order 13470
federal agency
Justice Department
law enforcement
National Drug Intelligence Center
Quantico Virginia
USA Patriot Act of 2001

Narrower Terms:

Domestic Emergency Support Team
domestic terrorist
Foreign Counterintelligence Program
Global War on Terrorism
Homeland Security Presidential Directive - 7
Joint Terrorism Task Force
National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crimes
National Fusion Center Coordination Group
national special security events
post blast analysis
special agent
Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center
Terrorist Screening Center

Related Terms:

Attorney General
Central Intelligence Agency
combined explosives exploitation cell
Computer Assisted Security Investigative Analysis Tool
Counter Terrorism Command
Drug Trafficking Organizations
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
intelligence collection management
Intelligence Community
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004
Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group
international environment
law enforcement
lead agency
Marine Corps Base Quantico
National Counterterrorism Center
National Drug Intelligence Center
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Infrastructure Protection Center
weapons of mass destruction

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