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About Us

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Our mission is to help protect you, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation—from international and domestic terrorists to spies on U.S. soil…from cyber villains to corrupt government officials…from mobsters to violent gangs…from child predators to serial killers. Learn more here about our work with law enforcement and intelligence partners across the country and around the globe.

Our Agency In Brief

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Our History / FBI Tour

Historical photo of agent on the phone.Our History page tells our story since 1908, including our famous cases and significant dates. Public tours are currently closed.

Our Post 9/11 Transformation

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Our Capabilities

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