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These organizations are not arranged hierarchically. Each has a different mission statement.
- NSA or National Security Agency has no power to arrest. Shrouded in more secrecy than the other agencies you've mentioned, very little public knowledge exists about any operations department -- something they are not really chartered for and they deny. NSA hires more mathematicians than any other organization in the world, and is directly focused on communications, including and especially cryptography.
- CIA or Central Intelligence Agency has a charter for field operatives, but is not empowered to arrest. The CIA mission is the acquisition and coordination of intelligence out of country, and CIA operations are not supposed to be conducted in the US (although there is some compelling evidence -- mostly papers released under FOIA -- that indicate some US-based operations did in fact occur). CIA will also operate in a training capacity. During the Viet-nam era, CIA operations teams worked in the far east, and it's reasonable to assume that other theaters of operations were supported, and probably remain so to this day.
- FBI or Federal Bureau of Investigation is the USA Federal Police and, unlike the others, they are vested with the authority to arrest. The FBI focuses on counterintelligence, major and organized crime, interstate crime, and -- with the Secret Service -- operates in an enforcement capacity with the US banking infrastructure. The counterintelligence mission explains a lot of the FBI's overseas presence.
- Interpol, the acronym for International Police, has no enforcement authority anywhere, and operates in the twin capacities of investigation and coordination of intelligence. There is no InterPol operations arm.
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They all know how to shoot a weapon. They all use agents to gather intelligence (that is information, not wisdom) from their opponents who they are charged with defeating, an…d also from their fellow agencies with whom they are competing. They're all part of the government, but that's about the ONLY thing they have in common.
Overview: That's a hard question to answer because we couldn't simply compare the CIA with the FBI. The CIA works mainly as an intelligence gathering force. On the other h…and, the FBI is the highest level of law enforcement for the United States. They work on the high profile robberies, corporate frauds, etc. Traditionally the FBI was only allowed to work on US soil, and the CIA could operate anywhere BUT US soil. Since the passage of the Patriot Act and the formation of the umbrella Department of Homeland Security these lines have blurred considerably. Opinion One: If you really want to know which is better, I prefer CIA personally. Since CIA is an agency deal with international stuff, FBI is a organization do with federal stuff, CIA must be more trained. Opinion Two: The CIA is responsible for world affairs where as the FBI deals within our country as a law enforcement agency. Opinion Three: cia is in my opinion better because they deal with the intelligent side, when FBI is just the top police and law enforcement. while both deal with law, FBI has the most special rights. cia is just a government organization that gathers information on terrorists, criminals, etc.................... Marfalicious patty cakes come from the CIA-So FBI sucks extreme opinion 4: well the cia is for presidential that means that they protect the president and take info about tourist now in the other hand the FBI has better power they can go international and us soil and other places every were you go say I'm FBI they will treat you better than any thing because they are more command in the world so i hope this helps i'am a principle in a school of intelligence.
The CIA works with intelligence and the FBI leads investigations. Officially, FBI cannot work outside of the US and CIA cannot ONLY work outside of the US. Of course, they bot…h break those rules, which is probably actually a good thing.
While the FBI, NSA ad CIA communicate, maintain cooperatives inter-agency briefings, and report to both the legislative branch and executive branch, each has a different… mission to fulfill and, as such, is hesitant to share information or resources with other agencies, who have their own agendae at heart. Over all of these is the Dept. of Homeland Security, created as an umbrella agency, with one of its critical mission goals to be the increasing of inter-angency communications and collaboration. This has generated luke-warm results at best. DHS, an omnibus operation -- is huge in scope, for instance including management or at least oversight or coordination of agencies as diverse as local sheriff and police departments, the remnants of the Border patrol, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), NEMA, and the aforesaid alphabet agencies, just to name a very few. Just one minor concern is the level of security clearances required by the myriad personnel. While some agencies and tasks require compartmentalized clearances that are fundamentlaly above Top Secret, other agencies require personnel cleared only at the new, non-legal, "Law Enforcement Proprietary" clearances for instance -- or even without a formal clearance at all. As even a "Confidential" clearance can cost $50,000 per person or more (depending), it's beyond practicality to imagine that coordinating the various levels of clearance, and the various classifications of the data is truly possible. And that's just one example. And so, agencies who really do have a need to maintain operational security have a natural reticence to share info with the DHS. And the end result is that a lot of information remains inter-agency -- which many not really be a bad thing. It's actually quite rare that the ball gets dropped. Note that it didn't really make much of a difference in 9/11.
Yes, all member agencies of the Intelligence Community have common databases where their employees can all access the same information - often on a need-to-know basis and with… proper clearance - in order to assemble the best possible intelligence reports. If the CIA, FBI, NSA, DIA, etc didn't share the information they know with each other then each would be missing pieces of the puzzle, so to speak, and this would lead to a very unorganized intelligence system and bad, incomplete intelligence reports.
U.S. Marshals I believe have the "broadest range" of authority. CIA isn't a law enforcement agency.
Yes, CIA stands for Central Intelligence Agency and FBI stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation .
TheFBI and the CIA just don't tend to communicate well with each other... I would say they do NOT.
no youcan not becase the cia works outside the us and the fbi always is in the us
NSA better than both.
Well it depends on what you are intereseted in. The CIA is more convert information and more secretive work. This is wear spies come into play. The FBI is more like a higher p…olice who go into more dangerous situations, they motly catch small bad guys unlike the CIA who capture terrosits and people like that. Personally I prefer the CIA.
Does the Interpol have any attributes that may be adopted in America for the betterment of your police system?
I would say that the capabilities and abilities of the two agencies are pretty much equal and one relies as frequently as the other upon each other.
The FBI and the CIA are both owned by the People Of The United States, so no one owns them. Their both public agencies.
The NSA and FBI can pull the "Federal" jurisdiction card in some cases and take control of an alleged criminal. Technically the CIA has no jurisdiction inside the US.
What would happen if someone were engaging in illegal activity and the FBI caught him but he was acting on behalf on the NSA or cia when he was caught?
he would get caught and go to jail
Like anyone else, they politely ask for information.
Can they send you warnings? Yes, if they really wanted to, but they have never been known to do so. If they want to contact you they do it through more obvious means such …as showing up at your house, apartment, dorm, school, or place of business and inviting you (firmly) to come speak with them. There are some organizations such as US-CERT that can send you alerts/warnings if you have signed up to receive them, but they don't send them out unsolicited. That question sounds very much like one someone might ask when they have visited a questionable web site and been hit with a "scareware" warning. Scareware is a type of social engineering - often combined with another kind of malware - intended to induce fear, anxiety, shock, or other wise induce the victim to feel threatened. It often is intended to trick a victim into installing some malware on their computer (under the guise of protection) or purchasing some worthless software or getting them to send money to the perpetrator as a "fine" (effectively blackmail) .