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Assignment 3 CRJS 222 Professor Hoofnagle Spring 2008 Jeremy Ocheltree 1) What is the police mission statement? Today’s police men and women are brave individuals who aim to establish good rapport with the community while providing security to their surrounding jurisdictions. The missions that sticks out the most to me is maintaining order—because not only do police have to enforce the law, help the community, and catch criminals, but also respond in a timely fashion to every call. 2) Choose an agency and write one page about their mission statement. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s current mission statements is: “To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.” July 26 th , 2008 marks the survival of the FBI for 100 years! The mission has changed drastically since the first 34 members expanded this agency to encompass over 30,488 employees as of . Who would have guessed the attack on 9/11? It just goes to show the mission of the FBI must be constantly adapting and changing. Established in 1908, the Bureau’s priority list consists of 10 key elements with the #1 goal being to protect Americans from terrorist attacks. Their other duties involve everything from monitoring foreign espionage and technology to protecting civil rights.
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Today, the FBI has jurisdiction over at least 200 categories of federal law. This enormous list is broken down into national security and criminal priorities, then into
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course CRJS 222 taught by Professor Hoof during the Spring '08 term at Old Dominion.

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