Draft:FBI International Operations Division

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The International Operations Division (IOD) is a division within the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[1] As the name suggests, the unit works to suppress foreign threats to United States national security.[2]


The FBI LEGAT program[edit]

The FBI Legal Attache (LEGAT) program functions to ______.[3]


Some of the main responsibilities of the International Operations Division and its personnell include:

  • Managing the bureau's legal attaché offices, under the "Legat Program".[4][5]
  • Conducting international operations and acquiring evidence from abroad.[6]
  • Establishing and maintaining liaison with the law enforcement and security services of designated foreign countries.[7]
  • Participation in international training programs.[8]
  • Assisting foreign agencies with requests for investigative assistance in the US.[9]