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The president enforces laws through the creation of law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI, CIA, and even the local sheriff's department. And it may seem circular, but he uses other laws to enforce laws, and puts a "fitting" punishment to each law if broken.

Actually, NO, the President cannot create any law enforcement divisions or any other such institution. It is up to Congress to create any department, and to specify which duties fall under that department's purview. It is also up to Congress to fund that department's activities.

The President is responsible to see that the various law enforcement departments run smoothly. The department heads report to the President, and the President can direct those departments to concentrate on or relax enforcement of various laws (or areas of law). He is responsible (like the CEO of a large business) to see that everything is running smoothly.

Federal law enforcement officials act like any other law enforcement official. They have jurisdiction in their particular area of law (that is, the area that Congress has decided that department should be responsible for), and can arrest anyone anywhere the US has sovereignty.

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