was the internal, employees-only publication of the Federal Bureau of
Investigation. It was produced by FBI employees for many decades.
The first issue, appeared in May 1932, and was mimeographed and two
pages in length. Over the years, the publication included hundreds of
fascinating articles about FBI History.
few years of this publication have been released, most years have not yet been
requested or released.
The FBI has
some 28,000 pages of records associated with The
1953, the FBI established the Publications Unit of the Crime Records Division.
The Publications Unit produced The Investigator as well as the Law
Enforcement Bulletin. From the 1940s through the early 1970s, the Crime
Records Section was led by Milton A. James.
will find released records from the FBI. Currently, I am in the process of
filing for additional records, issues of The Investigator, and compiling
additional records that will be added to this section. Make sure you bookmark
the page and revisit often for updates.
File HQ-94-3-2, The Investigator, Approximate dates of files 1932-1965 [544