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TO YOUR CONCERNS:
Checks and Balances on the FBI
the FBI job -- among other things -- to protect the civil rights of the
American people. But what safeguards are in place to prevent
us from stepping on civil liberties and privacy rights in the course
of our investigations and intelligence operations?
host of them. Here's a brief run down.
vigorous Congressional oversight of all aspects of FBI operations by
eight primary committees of the U.S. Congress:
The House Government
The Senate Governmental
oversight (beyond the role played by the U.S. Congress):