To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law, ensure public safety against foreign and domestic threats, provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior and ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
DOJ includes 53 bureaus, divisions, and offices. The Attorney General, chief law enforcement officer for the entire country, is presidentially appointed to lead the department. Learn more about the organizational structure.
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The Best Places to Work rankings measure employee satisfaction and commitment and draws on responses from nearly 421,000 federal employees across 379 federal agencies and subcomponents. In the 2016 edition, the DOJ ranked 6th out of 18 large agencies.Learn more