Intelligence Law Glossary - Special Agent in Charge

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Special Agent in Charge

Administrative Law

The Attorney General’s Guidelines for Domestic FBI Operations § VII (P) (Sept. 29, 2008)

The Special Agent in Charge of an FBI field office (including an Acting Special Agent in Charge), except that the functions authorized for Special Agents in Charge by these Guidelines may also be exercised by the Assistant Director in Charge or by any Special Agent in Charge designated by the Assistant Director in Charge in an FBI field office headed by an Assistant Director, and by FBI Headquarters officials designated by the Director of the FBI.