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.
Used For:law enforcement
Broader Terms:Department of Justice
Narrower Terms:Domestic Emergency Support Team
Related Terms:Attorney General