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Federal Bureau of Investigation

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See FBI

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation: a bureau in the U.S. Department of Justice charged with conducting investigations for the Attorney General and with safeguarding national security.
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Noun1.Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of JusticeFederal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
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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It didn't help when FBI agents told some librarians to be on the lookout for people with funny accents or foreign-sounding names.
In a statement read by his attorney, Bertrang said two FBI agents pretending to be an Egyptian woman and her American husband kept trying to get him to agree to perform circumcision despite his refusal.
FBI agents in Pakistan are pulling on another Balkans-connected al-Qaeda thread trying to locate Osama bin Laden.
2647, which included language that will allow employees in the Federal Employees Retirement System ("FERS"), such as FBI Agents, to credit their unused sick leave toward retirement and to redeposit their retirement annuities if they decide to return to government service.
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WASHINGTON -- Frederick Bragg, President of the FBI Agents Association (FBIAA), offered the following statement on the recent introduction the FBI Families of Fallen Heroes Act:
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Even agents within the FBI were impeded in their attempts to cooperate with other FBI agents.
How could the bubbly 49-year-old, politically connected wife and mother from posh San Marino have a secret life - one complete with aliases such as ``Parlor Maid,'' clandestine meetings with FBI agents, secret copying of classified documents and scandalous sexual liaisons?
In 1997, a judge ruled "that FBI agents hid testimony that would have cleared Salvati because they wanted to protect an informant," noted the Globe.