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Title: FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE ACTIVITIES - ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT, 1979
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Attorney General
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 138
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Attorney General
Washington, DC 20530
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS 1979 REPORT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL COVERS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE ACTIVITIES OF 33 FEDERAL AGENCIES, OFFICES, AND DEPARTMENTS.
Abstract: THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE U.S. COURTS, ADMINISTERING ALL FEDERAL COURTS BUT THE SUPREME COURT, COLLECTED CRIME STATISTICS AND CONTINUES TO BE INVOLVED WITH THE SPEEDY TRIAL ACT OF 1974. OTHER ACTIVITIES INVOLVED WIRETAPPING AND PROBATION. THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CONDUCTED FRAUD INVESTIGATION INTO FOOD STAMPS, THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, AND FOOD QUALITY. THE CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD INVESTIGATED GUIDED TOUR IRREGULARITIES, WHILE AGENCIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WORKED ON A WIDE VARIETY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT ISSUES. THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUPPORTED FBI (FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION) EFFORTS AGAINST TERRORISM, PROVIDING VARIOUS TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, AND PROTECTING U.S. GOVERNMENT WITNESSES. THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY INVESTIGATED OIL SHORTAGES AND PRICE ESCALATIONS, WHILE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ENFORCED REGULATIONS FOR CLEAN WATER, PESTICIDES, CONSERVATION, AND CHEMICALS. THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ALSO WAS ENFORCING MANY FEDERAL REGULATIONS, WHILE THE FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD WAS INVOLVED IN THE REGULATION OF BANKING PRACTICES. THE U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE AND SECRET SERVICE SEIZED MUCH CONTRABAND AND COUNTERFEIT MONEY, RESPECTIVELY, WHILE THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION WAS CONCERNED WITH PROTECTING 172 HOSPITALS AND 244 CLINICS. OTHER AGENCIES DISCUSSED INCLUDE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE; HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE; AND THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. (PAP)
Index Term(s): Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Federal government; Federal law enforcement agencies; Law enforcement; Regulatory agencies; US Department of Agriculture; US Department of Energy; US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; US Department of Housing and Urban Development; US Department of Justice; US Department of Labor; US Department of the Treasury; US Department of Transportation
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