Questions tagged [fbi]

Short for Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is an agency of the US federal government that deals principally with internal security and counter-intelligence and that also conducts investigations in federal law enforcement.

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Homicide vs Expanded Homicide

The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program has data for Homicide, and then has data for Expanded Homicide. What is the difference between these two? For example... when selecting view by race the ...
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Are police forces obligated to warn before shooting?

When watching the series Fringe (and any other police series for that matter), the police/FBI usually looses their suspect because he is running away and the police keep yelling "stop or I will shoot"....
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On which jurdical/legal ground can the FBI declare a foreign military officer a “ wanted” person?

I think I previously saw on the FBI website that northern corean/ chinese / russian military officers were considered as " wanted" by the FBI. My point is not that the US has no reason to suspect ...
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Is the FBI acting independently?

Can the FBI indict someone unilaterally? Or do they only recommend their boss, the Attorney General, to take one action or the other? For instance, in 2016, the FBI recommended not to press charges ...
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Could the FBI take action against me for owning a pirated game?

I bought a used PS4 game from Amazon Warehouse. Well, the disc is obviously pirated (https://imgur.com/gallery/57eGpAc) and so when I contacted Amazon to report the matter, I was instructed to throw ...
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Why is the FBI rather than state investigators looking into these judges who take bribes?

https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-374-28194-6 In personal injury cases in the U.S.A., large amounts of money can be involved and lawyers work for contingent fees. Thus it can be worth a lawyer's ...
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Why is the FBI raiding the house of a whistleblower over leaked SAT questions?

How did this case trigger FBI involvement? Wouldn't that be a civil matter?