Puerto Rico Special Investigations Bureau

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Puerto Rico Special Investigations Bureau
Agency overview
FormedJuly 13, 1978; 41 years ago (1978-07-13)
Jurisdictionexecutive branch
HeadquartersSan Juan, Puerto Rico
Parent departmentDepartment of Public Safety
Key document
WebsiteNegociado de Investigaciones Especiales

The Puerto Rico Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) —Spanish: Negociado de Investigaciones Especiales (NIE)— is a division of the Department of Public Safety responsible for investigations relating to organized crime, prison gangs, terrorist groups, gaming and white collar crime, and fugitives. It was created by the Bureau of Special Investigations for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Act, Act No. 38 of 13 July 1978 of the Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Revista del Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico" [Journal of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico]. 58. Puerto Rico Bar Association. 1997: 72. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Interdepartmental Agreement between the Department of Justice's Bureau of Special Investigations, the Forensics Sciences Institute and the Puerto Rico Police Department" (PDF). Governor of Puerto Rico. Retrieved 20 June 2012.

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