The FBI: A Centennial History, 1908-2008
J 1.14/2:C 33/3, Floor 4 Documents Stacks
Chapters included: The nation calls, 1908-1923 -- The FBI and the American gangster, 1924-1938 -- World War, cold war, 1939-1953 -- And justice for all, 1954-1971 -- Crime and corruption across America, 1972-1988 -- A world of trouble, 1989-2001 -- A new era of national security, 2001-2008.
Department of Justices Agencies and Call Numbers
Below are examples of SuDoc ranges for some of the agencies in the Department of Justice:
Federal Bureau of Investigation (General Publications) J 1.14/2
Prisons Bureau J 16.1 – J 16.33
National Institute of Corrections J 16.102 – J 16.111
Drug Enforcement Administration J 24 .1/2 – J 24.29
United States Parole Commission J 27.1 – J 27.9
National Institute of Justice J 28.1 – J 28.41
Justice Statistics Bureau J 29.1 – J 29.40
Community Oriented Policing Services J 36.2 – J 36.15/4
Purpose and History for Department of Justice
The Department of Justice serves as counsel for the citizens of the United States. It represents them in enforcing the law in the public interest. Through its thousands of lawyers, investigators, and agents, the Department plays the key role in protection against criminals and subversion, ensuring healthy business competition, safeguarding the consumer, and enforcing drug, immigration, and naturalization laws.
The Department of Justice was established by act of June 22, 1870 (28 U.S.C. 501, 503, 509 note), with the Attorney General as its head. The affairs and activities of the Department of Justice are generally directed by the Attorney General. From the United States Government Manual
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