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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

Many full text documents are available from the NCJRS website and the Abstracts Database (links below).

J. Edgar Hoover

Black and white photo of an older white man in a suit with close-cropped dark hair looking at the camera while holding paper.

Director of the Bureau of Investigation (BOI) and then the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1924 - 1972.

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Forensic Laboratory Services Library