HyperDic: law_enforcement_agency

English > 1 sense of the expression law enforcement agency:
NOUNgrouplaw enforcement agencyan agency responsible / responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
English > law enforcement agency: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn agency responsible / responsible for insuring obedience to the laws.
NarrowerBureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, ATFThe law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson
Criminal Investigation Command, CIDThe United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world
Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Enforcement Agency, DEAfederal agency responsible / responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances
Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBIA federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Prisons, BoPThe law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
Federal JudiciaryThe judiciary of the United States which is responsible / responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, FLETCA center in the Department of that trains law enforcement professionals for more than seventy federal agencies
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCENA law enforcement agency of the Treasury Department responsible / responsible for establishing and implementing policies to detect money laundering
National Institute of Justice, NIJThe law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice
United States Marshals Service, US Marshals Service, MarshalsThe United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
police, police force, constabulary, lawThe force of policemen and officers
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government

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