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Federal Law Enforcement Agencies in America

Front Cover - Federal Law Enforcement Agencies in America

Nancy Marion
Professor and Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics Fellow
The University of Akron

Willard M. Oliver
Professor of Criminal Justice
Sam Houston State University

2015. 268 Pages. ISBN: 9781454858331. With Instructor's Manual, Companion Website, PowerPoint slides.

About the Book

This text provides an introduction to the functions and jurisdiction of federal law enforcement agencies.  Designed with the student in mind, the authors cover the essential information in a concise format, offering an overview of currently existing federal law enforcement agencies

Key Features
• Each chapter focuses on a particular agency, describing the history as well as the agency today, discussing the leadership, organization, responsibilities, and budget  
• Knowledgeable and experienced author team lays out the functions of each agency in a readable and accessible style.
• Up-to-date coverage includes discussion of current leadership and budget of each agency.
• Authors’ discussion is enhanced by key terms and review questions that reinforce the material.
• While the text is concise and covers the essential information, each chapter also has a lengthy series of endnotes that includes resources that students could use to pursue further information.

Preface / Sample Chapters