Historical Documents from the Bureau's Founding
On January 17, 1908, Bonaparte testified to Congress on the need for a DOJ detective force.
AG Bonaparte's July 26 memo that represents the official beginning of the Bureau.
In his 1908 Report to Congress, Bonaparte announced the creation of a small force of detectives in the Department of Justice.
President Roosevelt picked a fight with Congress, AG Bonaparte had to
In 1935, Washington Star reporter Don Bloch wrote a long article on AG Bonaparte.
short reflection on the early Bureau
written by James G. Findlay in 1943. Findlay entered
the Bureau in 1909.