Template:Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Federal Bureau of Investigation
Common name Federal Bureau of Investigation
Abbreviation FBI
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Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Usage[edit]

{{National Bureau of Investigation
| infotype =
| subname =
}}

infotype: optional – normally defaults to related

  • 'main' for the main article National Bureau of Investigation
  • 'related' for any article related to National Bureau of Investigation

subname: optional

  • text for an abbreviated form of the name of an article related to National Bureau of Investigation to be used in category sort orders. For example, National Bureau of Investigation something related might become something related.

Encyclopedic content[edit]

The main article for the encyclopedic content in this template is Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Parameters defining content[edit]

Parameter name Required Description Values
Agency header yes agencyname is provided automatically based on PAGENAME if not provided.
agencyname no Name of the agency. Defaults to the name of the current page. Text. Do not link.
nativename no Agency name in a native language using Western characters (French, German, Spanish, etc.), such as Port Lotniczy im. Fryderyka Chopina. Can also be used for two different names in the same language. Text.
nativenamea no Agency name in a native language with non-Western characters (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, etc.), such as 北京首都国际机场. Text.
nativenamer no Use in conjunction with nativenamea for Romanized name of the agency, such as Běijīng Shǒudū Guójì Jīcháng. Text.
commonname no Common name for the agency. Text. Do not link.
abbreviation no Abbreviation of the agency name. Text.
fictional no 'Yes' if the agency is a fictional agency Text == Yes.
patch no Patch for the agency. Image file name.
patchcaption no Caption for the agency patch. Defaults to 'Patch of the agencyname.' upon use of patch. This parameter and the corresponding image file name can be retyped to another useful image, for example overridden to "coat of arms". Optionally linked text.
logo no Logo for the agency. Image file name.
logocaption no Caption for the agency logo. Defaults to 'Logo of the agencyname.' upon use of logo. This parameter and the corresponding image file name can be retyped to another useful image, for example overridden to "coat of arms". Optionally linked text.
badge no Badge for the agency. Image file name.
badgecaption no Caption for the agency badge. Defaults to 'Badge of the agencyname.' upon use of badge. This parameter and the corresponding image file name can be retyped to another useful image, for example overridden to "coat of arms". Optionally linked text.
flag no Flag for the agency. Image file name.
flagcaption no Caption for the agency flag. Defaults to 'Flag of the agencyname.' upon use of flag. This parameter and the corresponding image file name can be retyped to another useful image, for example overridden to "coat of arms". Optionally linked text.
imagesize no Size in px of the images for patch, logo, badge, flag. Defaults to 250. Single number.
motto no The motto of the agency. Optionally linked text.
mottotranslated no The English translation of the motto of the agency. Optionally linked text.
Agency overview yes At least one parameter should be provided.
formed no Date of formation of the agency. This parameter has been deprecated by formedyear and formedmonthday. Linked text, for example, 25 July 2005, or 1876.
formedyear no The year the agency was formed. yyyy. Do not link.
formedmonthday no The month and day of month the agency was formed. Ignored if formedyear not set. Month name followed by day of month number. Do not link.
preceding1 no Name of preceding agency. Can be repeated up to six times (preceding1 to preceding6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of preceding2.
Text. Do not link. The template will link.
dissolved no Date of dissolution of the agency. Text, for example, 25 July 2005, or 1876].
superseding no Name of superseding agency. Optionally linked text.
employees no Number of employees of the agency. Number with optional citation or comment.
volunteers no Number of volunteers to the agency. Number with optional citation or comment.
budget no Annual budget of the agency Linked and referenced text, for example, $95M [[USD]] (2006).
legalpersonality no The legal personality of the agency. For example: government agency; government-owned corporation; government ministry; partnership; privately-held company; cooperative; body corporate; or, the full legal name of organisation if the type of organisation is not known. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
nongovernment no Full legal name of organisation if the agency is not a governmental agency. Describes the general legal personality of the agency. Defaults to 'Governmental agency'. This parameter has been deprecated by legalpersonality. Optionally linked text.
Jurisdictional structure yes At least one parameter should be provided.
country yes Name of the country or name of the group of countries the agency operates in or across. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
countryabbr no Abbreviation for the country. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
national no 'Yes' if the agency services a single national jurisdiction. Text == Yes.
federal no 'Yes' if the agency services a jurisdiction established by a Federation. Text == Yes.
international no Number of, or optionally linked list of, the countries the agency has jurisdiction in or across. Number or template reference with parameters.
divtype no Title of a division of a country, for example, State, Territory, etc., or 'Police area' if the jurisdiction is specifically constructed. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
divname no Name of a division of a country, for example, Queensland, Pennsylvania, etc. The template will attempt to disambiguate if required. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
divdab no Value for explicit disambiguation of divname. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
subdivtype no Title of a sub division of a country, for example, City, County, etc., or 'Police area' if the jurisdiction is specifically constructed. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
subdivname no Name of a sub division of a country, for example, Sydney, Bucks, etc. The template will attempt to disambiguate if required. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
subdivdab no Value for explicit disambiguation of subdivname. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
map no Map of jurisdiction of the agency. Image file name.
dmap no Location Map of jurisdiction of the agency. Use Template:Location map to get image.
mapcaption no Caption for the agency map. Linking is recommended to a more detailed description of the geography of the jurisdiction. Defaults to 'Map of the agencyname's jurisdiction.'. It is recommended that this parameter and its corresponding image file name NOT be overridden to another image type. Optionally linked text.
sizearea no Size of geographic area covered by the jurisdiction. Number and area unit, preferably metric.
sizepopulation no Size of the population covered by the jurisdiction. Number.
legaljuris no Name of area in which the agency is legally empowered to act. If the same as the operational area then set value to 'opsjuris'. Optionally linked text, or Text == opsjuris.
governingbody no Name of the governing body which is responsible for the agency, the law making body. Do not confuse with the overviewbody parameter below. The title will change from 'Governing body' to 'Primary governing body' if the governingbodyscnd parameter is set. Text, for example, Government of Western Australia or United States Government. Do not link. The template will link.
governingbodyscnd no Name of a secondary governing body which is responsible for the agency, for example, a local or state government versus as state of federal government respectively, and a law making body. Do not confuse with the overviewbody parameter below. Text. Do not link. The template will link.
constitution1 no Titles and references to the instruments of the governing body which constitute and create the agency. Can be repeated up to six times (constitution1 to constitution6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of constitution2.
Text, linked and-or referenced.
police no 'Yes' if the agency also provides services related to general social order and public safety. 'footnote' if qualified provision and use footnotes below. Text == Yes, or Text == footnote.
local no 'Yes' if the agency is the local or territorial agency for the type of services provided. 'footnote' if qualified provision and use footnoes below. Text == Yes, or Text == footnote.
military no 'Yes' if the agency is a military police agency. Text == Yes.
paramilitary no 'Yes' if the agency is a paramilitary police agency. Text == Yes.
provost no 'Yes' if the agency is a military provost. Forces military parameter to 'Yes'. Text == Yes.
gendarmerie no 'Yes' if the agency is a gendarmerie. Forces military parameter to 'Yes'. Text == Yes.
religious no 'Yes' if the agency is involved in enforcing religious law. Text == Yes, or Text == footnote.
restriction no Identifies the agency as having jurisdiction of very particular types of geography, property, etc. This parameter has been deprecated by speciality. Enumerated text value.
speciality no Identifies the agency as having a specialist jurisdiction of particular types of geography, property, etc. This parameter has been deprecated by speciality1. Enumerated text value.
speciality1 no Identifies the agency as having a specialist jurisdiction of particular types of geography, property, etc. Can be repeated up to 6 times. Enumerated text value, one of == institution, education, primary, secondary, nontertiary, tertiary, water, envher, postal, property, road, customs, corruption, rail, vehicle, protection, specops, fraud, paramilitary, diplomatic, border, coast.
secret no A (robust) source reference for the fact that the organisation is known as a secret police organisation. The infobox will name the reference "ibleasecpol". This reference name can be used elsewhere in the article to refer to the same reference using <ref name="ibleasecpol"/>. Place {{Reflist}} at the end of the article in a ==References== section to display the reference. Optionally templated and-or linked text.
Operational structure yes At least one parameter value should be provided.
overviewtype no Type of overview authority for the operations of and community engagement by the agency. Defaults to 'Overviewed by', and becomes 'Overviewed by overviewtype'. Optionally linked text.
overviewbody no Name of the overviewbody. Optionally linked text.
headquarters no Location of the agencies's headquarters. Text, for example, [[Sydney, New South Wales]], [[Australia]]
hqlocmap no Map containing location of the headquarters. Image file name.
hqlocmapwidth no Width of the map in pixels. Defaults to 265. Number.
hqlocmapheight no Height of the map in pixels. Defaults to 265. Must be set for infobox to display correctly if the map image is higher than it is wide. Best value is to set the height so that the width scales to 265 pixels. Number.
hqlocmapborder no By default a border will be placed around the map image. Set to 'No' to stop a border being placed around the image. Text == No.
hqlocleft no Position of headquarters on map - number of pixels from left side of hqlocmap. Defaults to 132. Number.
hqloctop no Position of headquarters on map - number of pixels from top side of hqlocmap. Defaults to 132. Number.
hqlocmappoptitle no Pop up title on mouse over map. Defaults to 'Map indicating the location of the headquarters'. Text.
sworntype no Type or title of sworn members, for example 'Police officer', 'Federal agent'. Defaults to 'Sworn member'. The 's' is added by the template. Optionally linked text.
sworn no Number of sworn members of the agency. Number with optional citation or comment.
unsworntype no Type or title of unsworn members, for example 'Staff member', 'Civilian'. Defaults to 'Unsworn member'. The 's' is added by the template. Optionally linked text.
unsworn no Number of unsworn members of the agency. Number with optional citation or comment.
multinational no Number of, or optionally linked list of, the countries the agency draws personnel from. Note that an international agency does not necessarily draw personnel from all countries in its jurisdiction. Number or template reference with parameters.
electeetype no Generic type of governing body officials overseeing the agency. For example, Minister. Defaults to 'Elected officer'. Optionally linked text.
minister1name no Elected or overseeing governing body member. For westminster systems: Name of current minister responsible for the agency. Can be repeated up to six times (minister1name to minister6name).
Note: Title of box, electeeetype, will automatically pluralise upon use of minister2name.
Optionally linked text.
minister1pfo no Elected or overseeing governing body member. For Westminster systems: Portfolio title of responsible minister. Can be repeated up to six times (minister1pfo to minister6pfo). Optionally linked text.
chief1name no Name of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to six times (chief1name to chief6name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of chief2name.
Text.
chief1position no Position title of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to six times (chief1position to chief6position). Optionally linked text.
parentagency no Parent agency of this agency Optionally linked text.
child1agency no List of current child agencies reporting to this agency. Can be repeated up to six times (child1agency to child6agency).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of child2_agency.
Optionall linked text.
unittype no Generic name or title of a unit if the agency, for example, Function, Division, Command. Defaults to 'Unit'. Optionally linked text.
unitname no Optionally linked list of the units in the agency, for example, Crime Stoppers, Counter Terrorism. The intent here is to list operations, and operations support units, for example Crimes Scenes, Forensics, and not administration units. Number or template reference with parameters.
officetype no Generic name or title of the operation area of the agency, for example, Office, Precinct, District. Defaults to 'Command'. Text.
officename no Optionally linked list of the operation areas of the agency. Number or template reference with parameters.
provideragency no Name of the agency to which the services are outsourced to. Optionally linked text.
uniformedas no Name of agency if the not uniformed as the 'agencyname'. Defaults to agencname Optionally linked text.
Facilities no Each of the following facilities can be "type" overridden but will still display in the set order. For example, lockuptype/lockups can be used as vehicle0type/vehicle0s, boat1type/boats1 can be used as vehicle4type/vehicles4, boat2type/boats2 can be used vehicle5type/vehicles5, etc. There are up to 14 facilities which can be typed as required.
stationtype no Generic name or title of a work location of the agency, for example, Station, Office, Precinct. Defaults to 'Station'. Optionally linked text.
stations no Number of or optionally linked list of the work locations of the agency. Number or template reference with parameters.
airbases no Number of or optionally linked list of the airbases of the agency. Number or template reference with parameters.
lockuptype no Generic name or title of a temporary detention centre of the agency, for example, Lockup, Watch house, Remand centre. Defaults to 'Lockup'. Optionally linked text.
lockups no Number of or optionally linked list of the temporary detention centres of the agency. Number or template reference with parameters.
vehicle1type no Generic name or title of a vehicle of the agency, for example, Patrol car, Forward command vehicle, Tactical vehicle. Defaults to 'Patrol car'. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Optionally linked text.
vehicles1 no Number of or optionally linked list of the vehicles of the agency. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Number or template reference with parameters.
boat1type no Generic name or title of a water craft of the agency, for example, Boat, Patrol craft. Defaults to 'Boat'. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Optionally linked text.
boats1 no Number of or optionally linked list of the water craft of the agency. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Number or template reference with parameters.
aircraft1type no Generic name or title of an air craft of the agency, for example, Plane, Helicopter. Defaults to 'Plane'. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Optionally linked text.
aircraft1 no Number of or optionally linked list of the air craft of the agency. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Number or template reference with parameters.
animal1type no Generic name or title of an animal of the agency, for example, Dog, Horse. Defaults to 'Dog'. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Optionally linked text.
animal1 no Number of or optionally linked list of the animals of the agency. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Number or template reference with parameters.
Notables no Key significant notables for the agency. These and other, more numerous, notables should appear in article sections or even separate supporting articles.
person1name no Name of agency member notable for special reason. Up to 6. Optionally linked text.
person1type no Type of peson, for example 'Inspector', 'Federal agent', 'Director', 'Commissioner'. Optionally linked text.
person1reason no Reason the agency is notable, for example, bravery, reform, corruption (yes the bad too). Optionally linked text.
programme1 no Name of a key agency programme, or campaign, for example, most wanted. Up to 6. Optionally linked text.
activitytype no Type of activity or event, for example 'investigation'. Defaults to 'operation'. Automatically suffixed with an 's' on use of activity2name. Optionally linked text.
activity1name no Name of an activity or event which is notable. Up to 6. Optionally linked text.
anniversary1 no Name of notable event to be commemorated. Up to 6. Optionally linked text. Recommended format: [[optionally piped text]] ([[Year]], [[dd Month]])
award1 no Name of award, decoration, honour, or other significant recognition. Up to 6. Optionally linked text. Recommended format: [[optionally piped text]] ([[Year]], [[dd Month]])
Website and footnotes no
website no Web address for agency website WWW address.
footnotes no Footnotes or references for included information Text.
reference no A main reference for the data provided in the infobox. The infobox box will name the reference "iblearef". This reference name can be used elsewhere in the article to refer to the same reference using <ref name="iblearef"/>. There will be a reference tag placed in the footnotes at the bottom of the infobox. Place {{Reflist}} at the end of the article in a ==References== section to display the reference. Optionally templated and-or linked text.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Quick Facts". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 2014-12-17.