Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ned Einsig III
 Domestic
Intelligence & Security Service
of the United States
 Prime
Federal Law Enforcement
 Jurisdiction
on over 200 categories of
federal crimes
 The
mission of the FBI 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. It performs these responsibilities
in a way that is responsive to the needs of
the public and faithful to the Constitution of
the United States.
Protect from terrorist attacks
Protect against foreign intelligence
Protect against cyber attacks
Combat public corruption
Protect civil rights
 Nearly
35,000 employees
 Headquartered
 56
 60
in D.C.
Field Offices
Liaison Offices in
other countries
 Six
functional branches and Office of the
• Intelligence
• National Security
• Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services
• Science & Technology
• Information & Technology
• Human Resources
 $3,810,000,000
in FY 2001
 $8,300,000,000 in FY 2014
 $8,347,201,000 in FY 2015
 Requesting $8,480,000,000 in FY 2016
 Department
of Justice asking for $31.8
billion total in 2016
 1908
– Bureau of Investigation is born
 1935 – Now FBI under the Department of
 Directed by J. Edgar Hoover until 1972
 Protected against espionage
in WW2 and the Cold War
 Investigated the shooting of JFK
 1984
– Formed elite units (SWAT) to
secure Los Angeles Olympics
 1984 – Computer Analysis and Response
Team formed
 Late 80s – FBI lab helped develop DNA
 1993 – Started increasing counterterrorism role after World Trade Center
 9/11
Commissions report stated FBI did
not pursue intel reports that could have
reduced 9/11 impact
 Major organizational changes
 Increased Budget
 During
times of peace the FBIs role does
change much – terrorism and crime do
not sleep
 Defense from internal threats a priority
 After
natural disasters the FBI alerts the
public of charitable donation fraud
 FBI Disaster Squad
• Has identified over 15,000 victims
• Investigated over 225 disasters such as
Hurricane Katrina and the south Asia Tsunami
 Counterterrorism
is the FBIs top priority
 Put out most wanted lists of domestic and
international fugitives
 https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/topten
 Gather evidence at
Terrorist crime scenes
 The
FBI is mostly reactive in nature
 But they do gather and use intel
 Offers information on preventing
– Weapons of Mass Destruction
 Key Programs
• Preparedness
• Countermeasures
• Investigations & Operations
• Intelligence
 Special
agents to respond to threats
 Disaster Squad to identify mass victims
 Scientist to analyze hazardous material
 Explosives
team to identify and diffuse
 HAZMAT teams
 Local offices for regional problems
 National
Counterterrorism Center
 Drug Enforcement Administration
 U.S. Customs and Border Protection
 State and large city police forces
 State level bureaus of investigation
 Rivalry
with the CIA
 Understaffed to handle cyber threats
 Slow to adapt to change
 NIT (Network Investigative Technique)
 Continue
to grow intelligence ability
 Trying to become more proactive
 More in depth databases of criminals
linking everything from tattoos to cars
 Continue expanding beyond law
enforcement and into national security
 The
FBI website
 Wikipedia
 Terrorism, Crime, and
Public Policy by
Brian Forst
 All
pictures from fbi.gov