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FBI Director Warns Citizens To Be Vigilant

During a recent visit to Mississippi, FBI Director James Comey told a crowd of onlookers how terrorist threats such as the Islamic State group are a danger to all citizens of the United States, and stressed how actions of ordinary people could aid in preventing future attacks. In stressing that the danger of Islamic State extends throughout the country, Comey noted that the FBI currently has open cases looking into ISIS/ISIL affiliated individuals in every U.S. state except Alaska.

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CBP, TSA Exempted From New Profiling Guidelines

The announcement last week by the Justice Department of new guidelines regarding racial profiling by federal law enforcement officers signaled a clear intention by the Obama administration to respond to recent controversies involving police officers and minority suspects. In announcing the new guidelines, Attorney General Eric Holder outlined the changes and revisions that would be made: for the first time, racial profiling would be banned from national security cases. Another significant change is the expansion of types of profiling that will be banned: while President George W. Bush stopped racial profiling in 2003, the new policy will cover religion, national origin, and sexual orientation profiling as well.

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Ethics and Accountability for Government Attorneys

Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion of ethics and accountability in the federal government. The guests will cover the Professional Review process for government attorneys and other government ethics considerations.

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FLEOA Scores Legal Victory for Agents with Hearing Loss

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) National President Nathan Catura released a statement earlier this week that detailed a settlement impacting agents with hearing loss.

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