Sunday, April 27

FBI Celebrates A Century 1908-2008

On July 26, 2008 the Federal Bureau of Investigation will celebrate 100 years as a national security agency. Starting out with 34 "Special Agents" the bureau today has approximately 30,000 employees. In the beginning there were few federal cases, but that soon changed, leading to 100 years of historical cases filled with famous gangsters, bank robbers, violent crimes and espionage. Here you will find the history of the FBI.

Attorney General George Wickersham named the force the Bureau of Investigation March 16, 1909
Renamed the United States Bureau of Investigation July 1, 1932
The Federal Bureau of Investigation became the permanent name for the agency in 1932

Bonnie and Clyde

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The FBI looks like a job everyone would want. Except those who don't like doing what is reqired or optional. But anyway it must be in the top 50 jobs.