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Classification 185: Protection of Foreign Officials and Official Guests of the U.S.

This classification was established in 1972 for its investigations involving crimes committed against foreign officials or foreign guests that might adversely affect or interfere with the conduct of U.S. foreign relations. Although the Bureau has had final investigative jurisdiction, it has cooperated closely with state and local law enforcement officials, the Secret service, and the Department of State. As a practical matter, the Bureau usually has let local law enforcement officials handle minor crimes such as vandalism, traffic accidents, and robberies.

NARA online catalog descriptions of holdings for Classification 185: Protection of Foreign Officials and Official Guests of the U.S.

Record Group NARA IdentifierSeries Title
65569579Headquarters Files from Classification 185 (Protection of Foreign Officials and Official Guests) Released Under The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts

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