Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Collection

FBI Files: Civil Rights

Background Movements for civil rights were a worldwide series of political movements for equality before the law that peaked in…

June 13, 2024

FBI Files: Journalists and their Periodicals

Background Welcome to the FBI Files on Journalists and their Periodicals archive on The Black Vault. This unique collection offers…

June 11, 2024

FBI Files: Historical Figures & Groups

Background Welcome to the FBI Files on Historical Figures & Groups archive at The Black Vault. This comprehensive collection provides…

June 8, 2024

FBI Files: Sports Figures

Background The following is a list of FBI files on different sports figures throughout the decades.  Declassified Sports Figure FBI…

May 30, 2024

FBI File: Bacteriological Warfare

This FBI file relates to bacteriological warfare. It contains investigative information gathered over several decades. Significant portions of the file…

May 9, 2024

The FBI’s Pre-Processed List of Previously Released Files

Background When Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are processed by the FBI, they will sometimes send CD's (or printed…

May 8, 2024

FBI Public Access Line (PAL) Manuals

This FOIA release reveals details about the FBI's Public Access Line (PAL) policies and procedures. These documents offer a procedural insight…

May 3, 2024

Declassified FBI Cyber Threat Assessment Illuminates 2008 Digital Dangers

After a seven-year effort to obtain information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) through a Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR),…

April 5, 2024

FBI File: The FBI Story A Report to the People (Book), by Don Whitehead

Here are the FBI files on the book by Don Whitehead entitled, The FBI Story A Report to the People.…

April 5, 2024

Former FBI Director James Comey Emails With Keyword: Trump

In March of 2018, The Black Vault filed a FOIA request (case 1401549-000) to the FBI for the following: "...…

April 3, 2024