Justice Department

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Noun1.Justice Department - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)Justice Department - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
legislation, statute law - law enacted by a legislative body
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
BJA, Bureau of Justice Assistance - the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse
BJS, Bureau of Justice Statistics - the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
DEA, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Enforcement Agency - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
BoP, Federal Bureau of Prisons - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
National Institute of Justice, NIJ - the law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice
Marshals, United States Marshals Service, US Marshals Service - the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Department leadership decided to alleviate some of these challenges by instituting a different schedule in restrictive housing.
Augustus said he and members of the Police Department leadership would "compromise'' by dropping the charges against those protesters if they would "commit'' to never participate in protests blocking public ways again.
For instance, it provided valuable, timely information to Department leadership during personnel reductions at U.
One notable change in department leadership came earlier this year, when longtime police Capt.
A presentation and subsequent question and answer session during the visit provided a unique opportunity for Truman's Supply Department leadership to provide critical feedback on the quality of training being offered from various learning sites.
Then reaffirmed its position, again in 2013, when it merged with Pegasus Emergency Group, providing Emergency Department leadership, staffing, coding and billing services — expanding to over 40 client hospitals across nine states, and providing care to nearly one million patients.
The event was organised recently by medical residents in collaboration with the medical education department leadership team.
I saw firsthand the enthusiasm for our mission among our Chapter and Department leadership at this year's Mid-Winter Conference and Commanders and Adjutants Association meeting.
Also, the steering committee and department leadership created the Pre-Change OT and PT Referral Process, using Lean Six Sigma language, (5) and developed a current state map.
The top tier of the model is the executive/leadership level, including the county manager, chief finance officer/ ERP executive sponsor, division and department leadership, and elected official.

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