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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Justice, the FBI is also a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence. A leading U.S. counter-terrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, the FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crimes.
  • Budget, mission, and priorities 

  • History 

  • Organization 

  • Legal authority 

  • Infrastructure 

  • Personnel 

  • Firearms 

  • Publications 

  • Media portrayal 

  • Notable FBI personnel