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Presidents of the United States of America: Full List

List of Presidents of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.  The U.S. President is the highest political official in the United States

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United States Government Intelligence Agencies

United States Government Intelligence Agencies The United States Government Intelligence Agencies were created by the United States Government to provide protection for America and its citizens.  U.S. Intelligence agencies provide national security by: Gathering, evaluating and disseminating information that affects

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FEMA and National Weather Service Emergency Alerts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Weather Service work with major cell phone service providers to provide emergency alerts to individual mobile devices and cell phones.  These types of emergency alerts are known as Wireless Emergency Alerts,

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List of Polling Places and Voter Registration Locations

Voter registration, in its simplest definition, is registering to vote in elections. Officially, voter registration is defined as the requirement in some democracies for citizens and residents to check in with some central registry specifically for the purpose of being

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Unclaimed Property Research: How to Find Missing Money and Property

What is Unclaimed Property? Lost and abandoned property is a category of the common law of property which deals with personal property which has left the possession of its rightful owner without having directly entered the possession of another person.

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State Government Resource Websites and Contact Information

State websites provide access to a variety of helpful resources for citizens and are a great resource for private investigators. Detectives interact with state agencies on a regular basis and should be familiar with how to navigate the myriad of

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State Constitutions: Blueprints for Legal and Political Organizations

Every state in the United States has its own constitution that is separate and distinct from the United States Constitution. State constitutions have are more detailed regarding the day-to-day relationships between state government and the people living within the state

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United States Secret Service: Protecting the President Since 1865

United States Secret Service The United States Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency headquartered in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865, solely to suppress

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How Detectives Use Libraries for Investigative Research

What is a library? A library is a collection of information, sources, resources, books, and services, and the structure in which it is housed.  Libraries are usually organized for use and maintained by a public body such as a school

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Federal Bureau of Prisons and Government Corrections Facilities

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (often referred to operationally as the BOP) is a federal law enforcement agency that is a subdivision of the United States Department of Justice. The Federal Bureau of Prisons is responsible for the administration of the

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