The FBI and Witness Protection Research Paper by cee-cee

The FBI and Witness Protection
An examination of the witness protection program of the FBI and how it is decided who will be given protection or immunity.
# 108669 | 4,756 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper discusses the various roles of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). It specifically focuses on the FBI witness protection program. The paper discusses some previous cases and then looks at how the FBI decides who is given immunity and protection and whether these decisions are being made properly or even should be made at all.

Table of Contents:
Witness Protection
The Witness Protection Program

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Clark, R. (1970). Crime in America. New York: Simon and Schuster.
  • Kessler, R. (2002). The Bureau: The secret history of the FBI. New York: St. Martin's Press.
  • Lawrence, J.M. (2001, August 29). FBI aided killer - Hub FBI men helped Mob hit man escape death row. The Boston Herald . Retreived October 29, 2007 from
  • Lawrence, J.M. (2003, June 24). Thug's lawyers say FBI coerced witness. The Boston Herald. Retrieved October 29, 2007 from
  • McShane, L. (2000, January 2). With No Fear of Mafia Retribution, Informants Quit Witness Protection Program. Buffalo News (January 2, 2000), A1.

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

The FBI and Witness Protection (2008, October 22) Retrieved May 16, 2021, from

MLA Format

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