Classification 89: Assaulting or Killing a Federal Officer
This classification was established in 1925 to investigate assaults or murders of federal officers. Between 1934 and 1981, this classification expanded through frequent changes to include a larger number of federal officials. The two major changes consisted of Title 18 U.S. Code Section 35, the Congressional Assassination Statute; and 18 U.S. Code Section 1751, Killing the President and Vice President. Classification 175 covers Presidential, Vice Presidential and Congressional matters.
NARA online catalog descriptions of holdings for 89: Assaulting or Killing a Federal Officer
|Record Group||NARA Identifier||Series Title|
|65||568761||Classification 89 (Assaulting or Killing a Federal Officer) Released Under The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts|
Some records under 89: Assaulting or Killing a Federal Officer are not yet described in NARA's online catalog. Please contact NARA's Special Access Program at specialaccess_FOIA@nara.gov with your reference request.
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