Law Enforcement Federal Agencies By: Robert Lampkin
What Is A federal Agency? An federal law enforcement agency consists of highly educated individuals who have nation-wide jurisdiction so that they can enforce federal laws.
What will be covered? Unlike the booklet, which only briefly covers 5 federal law enforcement agencies, this PowerPoint presentation will cover 10, which will include pictures and videos!
Drug Enforcement Administration The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States. The DEA is also responsible for bringing down the those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States. In some cases, DEA jurisdiction stretches to other countries in order to take down drug rings and drug kingpins!
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives The ATF is a law enforcement that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal production of alcohol and tobacco products The ATF is also work VERY closely with law enforcement agencies around to promote safety around the United States!
ATF in ACTION ATF agents shoot out involving individuals with a cache of weapons
Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE is responsible for the homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade, and immigration. ICE operates out of the U.S and 47 different foreign countries! ICE is the 2nd largest federal agency with a annual budget of $5.7 BILLION dollars! Most of the money is used for Homeland security investigations and Enforcement and Removal operations (finding and removing threats to the nation)
ICE in ACTION Finding of illegal immigrants Maintaining peace in a large protest Detaining a group of illegal immigrants Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Central Intelligence Agency CIA is responsible for collecting intelligence through human sources and by other appropriate means. The CIA may also engage in covert action at the President's direction in accordance with law. Forging stronger partnerships between the several intelligence collection disciplines and all-source analysis. CIA also carry out missions on foreign territories, usually involving assassination missions to take out high profile terrorists with the use of drone planes or guns. CIA is more secret than the Secret Service!
CIA in ACTION Typical CIA work place CIA agents speaking to each other. As you can see from the pictures, faces are not shown. Most CIA agents are prohibited from telling people that they work for the CIA (including family).
Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI is responsible for the following… Protect the United States from terrorist attack (Main priority) Protect the United States against foreign intelligence operations and spies Protect the United States against cyber-based attacks and high-technology crimes (Credit Card fraud mostly) Combat public corruption at all levels (local, state, federal) Combat transnational/national criminal organizations and enterprises (ex: Mexican Mafia) Combat major white-collar crime (Crimes committed by business people, usually involving millions of dollars.) Combat significant violent crime Support federal, state, local and international partners. Handling cases that local or state law enforcement agencies can’t handle due to lack of resources.
FBI in ACTION FBI task force raid FBI standard office (24 hour shifts) FBI agent investigating a crime FBI agent making arrests in Puerto Rico FBI agent trainees learning FBI shootout
FBI in ACTION Continued…... FBI Michigan Raid new cast.
Secret Service Secret Service main responsibility is the protection of the President of the United States, former presidents and important high ranking government officials. Secret Service agents are designated drivers for the people they’re protecting. The drivers are highly trained to drive in any and every situation. Investigate crimes that involve financial institution fraud, computer and telecommunications fraud, false identification documents, access device fraud, advance fee fraud, electronic funds transfers and money laundering. Primarily investigate crimes involving counterfeiting money. Required to speak with you in person if you make a death threat toward the president (whether you are joking or not.)
Secret Service ACTION Protecting President Obama Presidential limos under protection Investigating Credit Card Frauds
U.S Marshals Service U.S Marshals provide federal courts with protection. Protect federal witnesses Transport federal prisoners Provide federal protection to judges Supervise criminal assets (evidence room) Investigate Federal crimes Track and arrest federal fugitives across the United States and U.S owned territories.
Marshals in ACTION U.S Marshals conducting surveillance
Federal Air Marshals (TSA) Transportation Security Administration TSA is responsible detecting, deterring, and defeating hostile acts targeting U.S. air carriers, airports, passengers, and crews. Operates independently without backup while blending in with the population inside of a plane. They are carrying a hand gun for protection of the plane Must conduct searches of bags and scan your body to make sure your not hiding anything that is prohibited on planes. Set rules and policies for airports
TSA in ACTION performing a thorough pat-down Kids are no exception performing a VERY thorough pat-down
TSA in ACTION Continued……. Aggressive Pat Downs
Border Patrol CBP is responsible for keeping terrorists and weapons out of the United States. Responsible for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing U.S regulations, which includes immigration and drug laws. Search some cars going in and out of the United States boundaries Act as ‘police’ to towns located near the border. Patrol borders of the United States using planes, boats, vehicles, and other sophisticated technology.
CBP in ACTION Drug Bust!!! CBP Special Response team Drug Dog Patrolling in any weather.
United States Park Police NPS is responsible for preventing and detecting criminal activity, Conduct investigations, Apprehend individuals suspected of committing offenses against Federal, State and local laws, Providing protection to the President of the United States and visiting dignitaries Providing protective services to some of the most recognizable monuments and memorials in the world. Providing law enforcement services to designated areas within the National Park Service
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