FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin

The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin has been published monthly since 1932 by the FBI Law Enforcement Communication Unit,[1] with articles of interest to state and local law enforcement personnel. First published in 1932 as Fugitives Wanted by Police,[2] the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin covers topics including law enforcement technology and issues, such as crime mapping and use of force, as well as recent criminal justice research, and VICAP alerts, on wanted suspects and key cases.

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin 49 (3).pdf
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin 49 (March 1980)
SubjectLaw enforcement
Publication details
Law Enforcement Communication Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation (United States)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4FBI Law Enforc. Bull.

It was distributed to depository libraries which selected to receive it through v. 70 #3 (March 2001), at which GPO determined the online version provided a suitable alternative to hardcopy distribution.

It discontinued printing hard copy issues after December 2012.[3]


  1. ^ "Law Enforcement Communication Unit". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Archived from the original on 2009-04-17.
  2. ^ "History of the FBI, The New Deal: 1933 - Late 1930s". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Archived from the original on 2015-01-06.
  3. ^ "FBI — A Message to Our Readers". Fbi.gov. Retrieved 2012-12-10.

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