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  • Enforce federal law and defend the United States

  • Advance public safety

  • Foster respect for our legal system and the rule of law

  • Promote a peaceful and lawful society where the civil rights of all persons are valued and protected

  • Strengthen relationships with our law enforcement, agency partners, and members of the judiciary

Updated October 23, 2018

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