Federal Agencies Sure Do Have A Lot Of Armed Agents

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Watchdog.org reported on an alarming trend in the federal government – an increasing number of armed agents carrying out law enforcement operations.

Here’s a partial list:

That’s right, NOAA — the folks who forecast the weather, monitor the atmosphere and keep tabs on the oceans and waterways — has its own law enforcement division. It has a budget of $65 million and consists of 191 employees, including 96 special agents and 28 enforcement officers who carry weapons. (Read More)

H/T PJ Tatler and Instapundit

Update: Speaking of armed federal agents, check out what they have in store for a Nevada cattle rancher.