Law Enforcement Agency Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

law enforcement agency

Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?

1.) Any of a number of agencies (outside the Department of Defense) chartered and empowered to enforce US laws in the United States, a state or territory (or political subdivision) of the United States, a federally recognized Native American tribe or Alaskan Native Village, or within the borders of a host nation.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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