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Criminal Justice Agencies in the U.S. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The U.S. attorney general is the head of which government department?

Question 2 2. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was created under the presidency of _____.

Question 3 3. One of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's responsibilities is the secret gathering of information for political, military, or police purposes. What is this responsibility called?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT one of the main purposes of the Federal Bureau of Investigation?

Question 5 5. The ATF currently falls under which federal government department?

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Question 6 6. Which law built a national database of convicted child sex offenders, strengthened federal penalties for crimes against children, and provided funding and training for law enforcement to fight crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children through the Internet?

Question 7 7. Which entity supervises and administers the sex offender requirements of the AWA?

Question 8 8. Which resource was the first to allow the public to access nationwide sex offender data?

Question 9 9. Why is buttlegging, or cigarette trafficking, a significant criminal enterprise the ATF must combat?

Question 10 10. How is U.S. attorney general related to the Department of Justice?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a duty of the ATF?

Question 12 12. Which federal department supervises the Federal Bureau of Investigation?

Question 13 13. Why did the Federal Bureau of Investigation begin investigating civil rights violations in the 1960s?

Question 14 14. Which of the following agencies does NOT fall under the Department of Justice?

Question 15 15. The ATF traces its roots back to _____.

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Question 16 16. Why was the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children founded?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the U.S. attorney general NOT responsible for?

Question 18 18. Which congressional act created the office of U.S. attorney general?

Question 19 19. Which law establishes minimum standards for sex offender registration and notification to be used throughout the United States?

Question 20 20. Why is the Brady Act important?

Criminal Justice Agencies in the U.S. Chapter Exam Instructions

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