On March 31, 2009, we had a total of 31,891 employees. That includes 13,075 special agents and 18,816 support professionals, such as intelligence analysts, language specialists, scientists, information technology specialists, and other professionals. Learn how you can join us at FBIJobs.gov.
Budget & Strategic Plan
In fiscal year 2008, our total budget was approximately $6.8 billion, including $410 million in program enhancements for intelligence, counterterrorism, laboratory, information technology, and cyber security.
Read our strategic plan in brochure (pdf)
or text formats.
We work literally around the globe. Along with our Headquarters
in Washington, D.C., we have 56
field offices located in major cities throughout the
U.S., 400+ resident agencies in smaller cities and towns
the nation, and more than 60 international
offices called “Legal Attaches” in U.S.
The FBI was established in 1908. See our History
website and How
the FBI Got its Name for more details on our evolution
and achievements over the years.
"Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity." Learn
about the origins of this motto.
Our Core Values
obedience to the Constitution of the United States;
for the dignity of all those we protect;
personal integrity and institutional integrity;
by accepting responsibility for our actions and decisions
the consequences of our actions and decisions; and
both personal and professional.
For more information:
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