FBI wants $10.28 Billion
The FY 2022 budget request proposes a total of $10.28 billion in direct budget authority to carry out the FBI’s national security, criminal law enforcement, and criminal justice services missions. The request includes a total of $10.21 billion for salaries and expenses, which will support 36,149 positions (13,414 special agents, 3,216 intelligence analysts, and 19,519 professional staff), and $61.9 million for construction. The request includes six program enhancements totaling $160.73 million. These enhancements are proposed to meet critical requirements and close gaps in operational capabilities, including: $45.0 million for additional personnel and tools to investigate the threat posed by domestic violent extremists (DVEs), receive and process tips from the public, and perform watchlisting and screening activities; $40 million to enhance cyber investigative capabilities; $18.8 million to mitigate threats from foreign intelligence services; $25.5 million to support the expansion of federal jurisdiction for crimes committed on tribal lands in response to the McGirt Supreme Court case; $6.2 million to support infrastructure needs related to federal task force officer use of body-worn cameras; $15.23 million to enhance the FBI’s cybersecurity posture and protect internal networks; and $10 million to maintain facilities on the FBI’s Quantico campus.
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