Federal Law Enforcement: Agencies & Responsibilities


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Which of the following is NOT overseen by the Department of Justice?

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1. What is the Coast Guard is in charge of?

2. Which of the following is in charge of investigating on-the-job crimes committed by DOJ employees?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different federal law enforcement agencies in the United States. Check your understanding of federal law enforcement agencies and their responsibilities with this interactive quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Agencies under the oversight of the Department of Justice
  • The agency that investigates crimes committed on the job by employees of the Department of Justice
  • Agency that the Transportation Security Administration is part of
  • What agency investigates human trafficking
  • Duties of the Coast Guard

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can explain the differences between different federal law enforcement agencies, like the differences between the FBI and the DEA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what each agency is in charge of investigating
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding law enforcement and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about federal law enforcement agencies, review the lesson on federal law enforcement agencies and their responsibilities. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand the differences between law enforcement and federal law enforcement
  • Examine what each agency is responsible for protecting and investigating
  • Analyze the role of the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security