Federal agents: the growth of federal law enforcement in America

The United States Constitution and federal police power -- Federal law enforcement takes root in America (1700s-1850s) -- Go West young man (1860s-1920s) -- Hoover's G-men come of age -- Overshadowed but not forgotten -- (other Treasury and Justice agencies) -- The inspectors general -- (and th...

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Main Author: Bumgarner, Jeffrey B.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] Praeger 2006
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Summary:The United States Constitution and federal police power -- Federal law enforcement takes root in America (1700s-1850s) -- Go West young man (1860s-1920s) -- Hoover's G-men come of age -- Overshadowed but not forgotten -- (other Treasury and Justice agencies) -- The inspectors general -- (and the battle against fraud, waste, and abuse) -- And then there were 100 -- (the rest of the federal law enforcement community) -- Public police, homeland security, and the future of federal law enforcement -- Appendix A: Chapters of the federal criminal code -- Appendix B: majority and dissenting opinions containing principle arguments for and against broad federal police power from the landmark case of U.S. v. Lopez (1995) -- Appendix C: Partial list of federal law enforcement agencies and types of officers they employ -- Appendix D: Table of contents of the USA Patriot Act (signed into law on October 26, 2001) -- Appendix E: Selected events in the chronology of federal law enforcement
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-227) and index
Physical Description:XI, 234 S 25 cm
ISBN:0275989534