Inside Law Enforcement: Inside the FBI, 1st Edition

  • Mythili Sampathkumar
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1978508565
  • ISBN-13: 9781978508569
  • DDC: 363.250973
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
1: A History of the FBI.
2: What Does the FBI Do?.
3: What Is the Legal Authority of the FBI?.
4: Controversies Involving the FBI.
5: The Future of the FBI.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.