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9th Jul '17 3:30:19 PM MarkLungo
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* The titular [[Anime/Acca13TerritoryInspectionDept Acca]], an agency that manages the police, fire departments, and various other services in the 13 districts of Dowa Kingdom.

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* The titular [[Anime/Acca13TerritoryInspectionDept Acca]], organization from ''Manga/Acca13TerritoryInspectionDept'', an agency that manages the police, fire departments, and various other services in the 13 districts of Dowa Kingdom.
4th Jul '17 12:52:12 AM Piterpicher
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* ''Literature/TheLaundryFiles'' has The Laundry, the UK's EldritchAbomination response team in Creator/CharlesStross novels--supposedly the last surviving section of the defunct real-world [[SoE Special Operations Executive]]. Also their American counterparts, the Black Chamber (for history nerds: the original version of the NSA). In ''The Apocalypse Codex'', they're jokingly referred to as the [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Nazgûl]], and ''perhaps'' officially known as the Operational Phenomenology Agency. Their German counterparts are the Geheime Sicherheit Abteilung (Secret Security Department, also known as the "Faust Force").

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* ''Literature/TheLaundryFiles'' has The Laundry, the UK's EldritchAbomination response team in Creator/CharlesStross novels--supposedly the last surviving section of the defunct real-world [[SoE [[UsefulNotes/{{SOE}} Special Operations Executive]]. Also their American counterparts, the Black Chamber (for history nerds: the original version of the NSA). In ''The Apocalypse Codex'', they're jokingly referred to as the [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Nazgûl]], and ''perhaps'' officially known as the Operational Phenomenology Agency. Their German counterparts are the Geheime Sicherheit Abteilung (Secret Security Department, also known as the "Faust Force").
15th Jun '17 1:56:05 PM Sarcos
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* ''Literature/{{Newshound}}'' has Federal Aviation Security, an alternate history version of the TSA, with similar duties and levels of (in)competence.
13th Jun '17 7:59:14 AM Dravencour
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* The RAPD in ''Anime/BurstAngel''.

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* The RAPD RAPT (Recently Armed Police Taskforce) in ''Anime/BurstAngel''.
1st Jun '17 7:16:21 PM MarkTheStrange
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* Starting in the second season of ''Series/WonderWoman'', Wonder Woman's alter ego Diana Prince is employed by the Inter-Agency Defense Command (IADC).
8th Apr '17 8:01:18 AM eaglescorch
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* Towards the end of ''Film/{{TheDayAfter}}'', the United States establishes NERA, the National Emergency Recovery Administration. It is meant to administer the reconstruction of the country in the aftermath of nuclear war, something they are completely unable to do.

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* Towards the end of ''Film/{{TheDayAfter}}'', ''Film/{{The Day After}}'', the United States establishes NERA, the National Emergency Recovery Administration. It is meant to administer the reconstruction of the country in the aftermath of nuclear war, something they are completely unable to do.
8th Apr '17 8:00:18 AM eaglescorch
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* Towards the end of ''Film/{{TheDayAfter}}'', the United States establishes NERA, the National Emergency Recovery Administration. It is meant to administer the reconstruction of the country in the aftermath of nuclear war, something they are completely unable to do.
29th Mar '17 10:32:42 PM MadAnthony94
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** The same series gives us the Undertaking, an agency that captures, imprisons, and studies supernatural threats (and blatantly parodying the MIB of the titular film, down to the smoked glasses and initial names) and in America the Unnameables, a spoof of the Untouchables that deals with Lovecraftian threats.
9th Mar '17 12:13:13 PM DaibhidC
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** The FantasyCounterpartCulture of...Asia...on the Counterweight Continent also has all the formal trappings of imperial China, cradle of bureaucracy, and so presumably has massive numbers of intricately named departments. We just don't meet them, because Rincewind spends all his time running and Cohen spends all his time stabbing people.

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** The FantasyCounterpartCulture of...Asia...on the Counterweight Continent also has all the formal trappings of imperial China, cradle of bureaucracy, and so presumably has massive numbers of intricately named departments. We just don't meet them, because Rincewind spends all his time running and Cohen spends all his time stabbing people. A vignette in the second edition ''TabletopGame/DiscworldRoleplayingGame'' suggests that foreign affairs (ie spying on the bloodsucking ghosts) is the purview of the Department of Despicable Necessities.
5th Mar '17 12:33:49 PM troodos
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** ComicBook/YoungJustice parodied this with A.P.E.S (All-Purpose Enforcement Squad), whose agents, [[PunnyName Fite n' Maad]], were considered membered of ''every'' government agency, from ones listed above like the DEO to real agencies like the CIA and MI6.
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