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FBI Headquarters

FBI HeadquartersThe Federal Bureau of Investigation was established in 1908. It is part of the Department of Justice and a member of the Intelligence Community. The building is located in Washington, DC. The head of the FBI is Robert S. Mueller III. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was organized to investigate such federal criminal violations as kidnapping, bank robbery, and other big crimes. The FBI also handles investigations of terrorism and spying within the United States. They also handle spy investigations and the arrest of international terrorists charged with violating US laws overseas. The FBI also provides the rest of the Intelligence Community with intelligence and foreign counterintelligence information from their investigations. Counterintelligence is where the FBI tries to catch spies from other countries who want to steal our country's secrets.


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Posted: Apr 15, 2007 11:57 AM
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