About Investigative Agencies

Federal Investigative Agencies

 

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

"A unique law enforcement agency in the United States Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organization, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 231-3400
Philadelphia office (215) 446-7800
Wilkes-Barre office (570) 820-2210

Department of Veterans Affairs (Criminal Investigations Division, Office of the Inspector General)

"The Criminal Investigations Division conducts investigations of criminal activities affecting the programs and operations of VA in an independent and objective manner, and assists the Department in detecting and preventing fraud and other criminal violations....." Read more

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Fraud - Waste - Abuse Line (800) 488-8244

Drug Enforcement Administration

"The mission of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice systems of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations, and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 221-2270 | Scranton office (570) 496-1020 | Allentown (610) 770-0940

Environmental Protection Agency (Office of Inspector General)

"The Office of Inspector General is an independent office within EPA that helps the agency protect the environment in a more efficient and cost effective manner. We perform audits, evaluations, and inspections of EPA and its contractors, to promote economy and efficiency, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse...." Read more

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Philadelphia Office (215) 814-2360

Federal Bureau of Investigation

"As a threat-based and intelligence-driven national security organization, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 232-8686 | Scranton office (570) 344-2404 | State College (814) 234-0341
Williamsport office (570) 323-3791 | Allentown office (610) 433-6488

Fish and Wildlife Service (Office of Law Enforcement)

"The Office of Law Enforcement investigates wildlife crimes, regulates wildlife trade, helps Americans understand and obey wildlife protection laws, and works in partnership with international, state, and tribal counterparts to conserve wildlife resources..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 221-4425

Health and Human Services (Office of Inspector General)

"The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to protect the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, as well as the health and welfare of the beneficiaries of those programs. The OIG's duties are carried out through a nationwide network of audits, investigations, inspections and other mission-related functions performed by OIG components...." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 221-4476

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

"Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principle investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government...." Read more

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Philadelphia office (215) 656-7195

Internal Revenue Service (Criminal Investigation Division)

"Criminal Investigation (CI) Division serves the American public by investigating potential criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes ...." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 221-4550 | Scranton office (570) 961-4492

U.S. Marshals Service

The U.S. Marshals Service is the nation's oldest ant most versatile federal law enforcement agency. Among their many duties, they apprehend federal fugitives, protect the federal judiciary, operate the Witness Security Program, transport federal prisoners and seize property acquired by criminals through illegal activities...." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717)221-2212 | Scranton office (570) 346-7277 | Williamsport office (570) 323-7245

U.S. Postal Inspection Service

"The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation's mail system from illegal or dangerous use..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 257-2330 | Scranton office (570) 969-5161

U.S. Secret Service

The mission of the United States Secret Service is to safeguard the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems to preserve the integrity of the economy, and to protect national leaders, visiting heads of state and government, designated sites and National Special Security Events..." Read more

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Harrisburg office (717) 234-0214 | Scranton office (570) 346-5781

 

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