Whether Agents of the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General are “Investigative or Law Enforcement Officers” Within the Meaning of 18 U.S.C. § 2510(7)

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Agents of the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General are “investigative officers” within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. § 2510(7) and as such may be authorized to apply for and conduct court-authorized electronic surveillance regarding matters within that Office’s investigative jurisdiction.

Updated July 9, 2014