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us: FBI Bomb Data Center



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    • us: Bomb Data Center (U.S.)
    • us: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Bomb Data Center
    • us: FBI Laboratory. Bomb Data Center
    • us: BDC
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    • found: Bombing incidents [MI] 1996: t.p. (U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation; FBI Bomb Data Center) p. 1 (The BDC began as the National Bomb Data Center in 1970; initially funded through the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and managed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police; in 1972, administration of the program was transferred to the FBI) p. 3 (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Laboratory Division, Bomb Data Center, Washington, D.C.)
    • found: Info. from Center, 7/21/1999 (Bomb Data Center was orginally the National Bomb Data Center, operated by the Int'l Assn. of Chiefs of Police and funded by the Dept. of Justice with tech. support from the Army; DoJ transferred responsibility for Center to FBI; 1994, Center, which was pt. of Forensic Science Research and Training Center, was merged with Explosives Unit [no publs. in LC database]; Unit and Center were split in 1997, with Center returning to Forensic Science Res. and Trg. Ctr.; 1999, Lab. Div. was realigned, and Bomb Data Ctr. was assigned to Lab. Div., Operational Response Br., Investigative Response Section)
    • found: FBI Explosives Unit - Bomb Data Center, at ENN [i.e. EmergencyNet News] emergency services report [CF] 3 May 1997, accessed online, 7/14/1999: at Explosives Unit-Bomb Data Center (The [FBI] Laboratory Division's Explosives Unit and Bomb Data Center joined forces in Oct. 1994; both units have been in operation since the early seventies)
    • notfound: Bombing incidents [MI] 1995: t.p. (U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation; FBI Explosives Unit-Bomb Data Center)
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    • 1999-07-21: new
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