LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.docx - Criminal Justice Agencies Criminal justice can be described as the delivery of justice to individuals who have committed

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Criminal Justice Agencies Criminal justice can be described as the delivery of justice to individuals who have committed crimes. A criminal justice system is a body that is formed by several government agencies and institutions with an objective to identify and catch individuals breaking the law and inflict punishment to them. The agencies are also formulated with an aim to rehabilitate the offenders, give moral support to them and prevent future crimes. This research paper aims to discuss federal, state, and local agencies and their function in the government. To begin federal law enforcement agencies, they are organizational units in a federal government whose authority is given by the United State Code. They undertake law enforcement obligations only at the federal level. Their primary functions include preventing crimes from happening, detecting as well as investigating other crimes ( Marks, 2015 ). They are also responsible for the apprehension of the alleged offenders. State law enforcement is also considered as an agency working hand in hand to detect and prevent crime in every state. These
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