United States Department of Justice Criminal Division


United States Department of Justice Criminal Division

The U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division develops, enforces, and supervises the application of all federal criminal laws in the United States, except those specifically assigned to other divisions. Criminal Division attorneys prosecute many nationally significant cases and formulate and implement criminal enforcement policy. Division attorneys also provide advice and guidance to the Attorney General of the United States, the United States Congress, and the White House on matters of criminal law. The Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division is Matthew Friedrich.

Organization

The Criminal Division consists of the following sections, offices and units:

*Administration
*Appellate Section
*Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
*Capital Case Unit
*Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
*Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
*Counterespionage Section (Scheduled to be transferred to the new National Security Division)
*Counterterrorism Section (Scheduled to be transferred to the new National Security Division)
*Domestic Security Section
*Executive Office for Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force
*Federal Bureau of Investigation
*Fraud Section
*International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP)
*International Prisoner Transfer Unit
*Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section
*Office of Enforcement Operations
*Office of International Affairs
*Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism
*Office of Policy and Legislation
*Office of Special Investigations
*Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)
*Organized Crime and Racketeering Section
*Public Integrity Section

External links

* [http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/ US DOJ Criminal Division] home page


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