Intelligence Law Glossary - Investigative or Law Enforcement Officer


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Investigative or Law Enforcement Officer

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 2510(7) (Title 18—Chapter 119: Wire and Electronic Communications Interception and Interception of Oral Communications)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2510 et seq.]—
   (7) "Investigative or law enforcement officer" means any officer of the United States or of a State or political subdivision thereof, who is empowered by law to conduct investigations of or to make arrests for offenses enumerated in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2510 et seq.], and any attorney authorized by law to prosecute or participate in the prosecution of such offenses;