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NCJ Number: 67596 Find in a Library
Title: LAW DAY ADDRESS OF BENJAMIN R CIVILETTI DELIVERED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
Author(s): B R CIVILETTI
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE TOPIC DISCUSSSED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES AT LAW DAY 1980, THE THEME OF WHICH WAS LAW AND LAWYERS WORKING FOR YOU, FOCUSED ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.
Abstract: AFTER SUMMARIZING THE HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI), THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DESCRIBED THE MANIFOLD ACTIVITIES OF THE FBI, WHICH HAVE MADE IT THE WORLDWIDE PACESETTER OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, AS EVIDENCED BY THE LARGE NUMBERS OF FOREIGN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENTS TRAINING EVERY YEAR AT THE FBI ACADEMY IN QUANTICO, VA. AMONG THE MOST REMARKABLE, AND PERHAPS LEAST KNOWN ACTIVITIES OF THE FBI, WHICH REQUIRE A UNIQUE ARRAY OF SKILLS AND SOPHISTICATED DETECTION TECHNIQUES, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DESCRIBED THE FBI CRIMINALISTICS LABORATORY; ANTITERRORIST SECURITY MEASURES (E.G., AT THE 1980 LAKE PLACID OLYMPICS); WHITE-COLLAR CRIME INVESTIGATIONS (WHICH NETTED 3,268 CONVICTIONS IN 1979); COMPUTER FRAUD DETECTION WORK; UNDERCOVER ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE ONGOING FIGHT AGAINST ORGANIZED CRIME AND THE CORRUPTION OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS; AND COUNTERINTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS. THE FULL TEXT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S ADDRESS IS GIVEN.
Index Term(s): Attorney General; Computer privacy and security; Corruption of public officials; Counter-terrorism tactics; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Full text; Intelligence acquisition; Organized crime; Undercover activity; White collar crime
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