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Running head: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION 1 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Agency Institutional Affiliation: Student Name: Date:
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION 2 Introduction The FBI which initially was known as Bureau of Investigation (BOI) is an agency in the United States that is concerned with the security and intelligence services of the US. It functions under the control of the Department of Justice. The agency is a member of the United States intelligence and security community. It reports its security and intelligence matters to the Attorney General and also to the Director of National Intelligence. FBI is the leading counterintelligence, counter-terrorism, and criminal investigation agency and therefore it has power over violations of around 200 federal crimes categories (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2014). The FBI operates on activities that are aimed at helping national security mainly dealing with domestic intelligence and security issues. It has 56 field offices in big cities of US and over 400 resident organizations in smaller towns and rural areas across the country. History of Federal Bureau of Investigation In the year 1896, the united stated government established the National Bureau of Criminal Identification (NBCI).This agency provided criminal information to all organizations in the United States. The killing of William McKinley, the president of US in 1901 indicated that America was under danger from rebels. The Labour and Justice

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