The FBI has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012 Hate Crime Statistics, approximately two-thirds of religious hate crimes are anti-Jewish.
A former private school teacher added to the FBI’s list of most wanted fugitives during five years on the run has been charged in Washington’s federal court with producing child pornography.
The Obama administration’s top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American’s telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.
President Barack Obama says he picked James Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job.
The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Tampa, Fla., businesswoman whose complaint to the FBI led to Gen. David Petraeus’ ouster as CIA director.
Left out of the loop was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a surprising snub between top U.S. law enforcement agencies that comes as the ATF struggles to show its relevance in Washington.
President Barack Obama said that the nation is “confronting another mass shooting” after six people were killed, and 10 others were wounded, at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning.
Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former Navy reservist, was identified by the FBI on Monday as the gunman responsible for a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in which 13 people died, including Alexis.