42 U.S. Code § 3789d - Prohibition of Federal control over State and local criminal justice agencies; prohibition of discrimination
Nothing in this chapter or any other Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over any police force or any other criminal justice agency of any State or any political subdivision thereof.
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A prior section 809 of Pub. L. 90–351, title I, as added Pub. L. 96–157, § 2, Dec. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 1204, amended section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, prior to repeal by section 609B(e) of Pub. L. 98–473.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–473, § 609B(h)(2), struck out “contained” after “Nothing”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–473, § 609B(h)(3), substituted “Office of Justice Programs” for “Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics” wherever appearing.