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}}{{Quote|Level two, Department of Magical Law Enforcement, including the Improper Use of Magic Office, Auror Headquarters, and Wizengamot Administration Services.|Description of [[Auror]] headquarters|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows }}
The '''Auror Office''' serves as the headquarters of [[Auror]]s of the [[Wizarding world]].
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The '''Auror Office''', or '''Auror Department''', serves as the headquarters of [[Auror]]s of the [[Wizarding world]]. The Auror office is a main division of the [[Department of Magical Law Enforcement]].
   
 
==Location==
 
==Location==
 
The Auror Headquarters are located on Level Two of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]]. It consists of a series of open cubicles, each [[Auror]] being given a place to work. Pictures of known [[Dark Wizard]]s, maps, clippings from the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'', and various other things line the cubicles.
 
The Auror Headquarters are located on Level Two of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]]. It consists of a series of open cubicles, each [[Auror]] being given a place to work. Pictures of known [[Dark Wizard]]s, maps, clippings from the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'', and various other things line the cubicles.
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== The job ==
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An [[Auror]]'s job is to hunt down and capture [[Dark Wizards]], once a criminal is captured they are generally handed over to the authorities. It is not uncommon for criminals to resist arrest; some choose to fight to the death rather than let themselves be captured, such as Death Eater [[Evan Rosier]].
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The Ministry also enlists them to guard high profile targets such as, Harry Potter, during the [[1996-1997 school year|1996-1997 school term]] and the British [[Prime Minister]] had an Auror bodyguard, posing as his secretary, to protect him against the possibility that [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] might take control of him, to gain access to various [[Muggle]] resources at the highest level.
   
 
==Known Aurors==
 
==Known Aurors==
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===Heads of the Auror Office===
 
===Heads of the Auror Office===
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F 56015.jpg|[[Rufus Scrimgeour]] †
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*[[Gawain Robards]] (formerly)
 
*[[Gawain Robards]] (formerly)
*[[Rufus Scrimgeour]] (retired/deceased - became [[Minister for Magic]] in [[1996]], killed by [[Death Eaters]] in [[1997]])
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*[[Rufus Scrimgeour]] (retired/deceased - became [[Minister for Magic]] in [[1996]], murdered by [[Death Eaters]] in [[1997]])
*[[Harry Potter]] (Head of The Auror Office as of [[2007]]<ref>[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/wotm.cfm J.K.Rowling Official Site Wizard of the Month Archive]</ref>)
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*[[Harry Potter]] (Head of the Auror Office as of [[2007]]<ref name="WOTM"/>)
   
 
===Aurors===
 
===Aurors===
[[File:Kingsley_Shacklebolt_Profile.JPG|thumb|right|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]], an [[Auror]] who became the [[Minister for Magic]] in May 1998 ]]
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*[[John Dawlish]]
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Alice1.jpg|[[Alice Longbottom]]
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*[[Alice Longbottom]] (mentally incapacitated by the [[Cruciatus Curse]] in [[1981]])
 
*[[Alice Longbottom]] (mentally incapacitated by the [[Cruciatus Curse]] in [[1981]])
 
*[[Frank Longbottom]] (mentally incapacitated by the [[Cruciatus Curse]] in [[1981]])
 
*[[Frank Longbottom]] (mentally incapacitated by the [[Cruciatus Curse]] in [[1981]])
*[[Neville Longbottom]] (resigned position to become professor of [[Herbology]] at Hogwarts)
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*[[Neville Longbottom]] (resigned from position to become professor of [[Herbology]] at Hogwarts)
*[[Alastor Moody]] (retired - killed by [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]], [[1997]])
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*[[Alastor Moody]] (retired - murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]], [[1997]])
 
*[[Proudfoot]]
 
*[[Proudfoot]]
 
*[[Savage]]
 
*[[Savage]]
 
*[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] (became Minister for Magic in [[1998]])
 
*[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] (became Minister for Magic in [[1998]])
*[[Nymphadora Tonks]] (deceased - killed by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], [[1998]])
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*[[Nymphadora Tonks]] (deceased - murdered by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], [[1998]])
*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
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*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] (resigned from position in 2000 to take up employment at [[Weasley's Wizard Wheezes]])
 
*[[Williamson]]
 
*[[Williamson]]
   
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Latest revision as of 18:32, July 10, 2015

Auror Office Logo
Auror Office
Organisation information
Founder(s)

Eldritch Diggory[1]

Founded

Between 17331747[1]

Leader(s)
Headquarters

Level 2, Ministry of Magic, Whitehall, London, England

Intentions

To protect the wizarding world from the Dark Arts and those who practice them

Affiliation
Enemies
"Level two, Department of Magical Law Enforcement, including the Improper Use of Magic Office, Auror Headquarters, and Wizengamot Administration Services."
—Description of Auror headquarters[src]

The Auror Office, or Auror Department, serves as the headquarters of Aurors of the Wizarding world. The Auror office is a main division of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.

LocationEdit

The Auror Headquarters are located on Level Two of the Ministry of Magic. It consists of a series of open cubicles, each Auror being given a place to work. Pictures of known Dark Wizards, maps, clippings from the Daily Prophet, and various other things line the cubicles.

The job Edit

An Auror's job is to hunt down and capture Dark Wizards, once a criminal is captured they are generally handed over to the authorities. It is not uncommon for criminals to resist arrest; some choose to fight to the death rather than let themselves be captured, such as Death Eater Evan Rosier.

The Ministry also enlists them to guard high profile targets such as, Harry Potter, during the 1996-1997 school term and the British Prime Minister had an Auror bodyguard, posing as his secretary, to protect him against the possibility that Lord Voldemort might take control of him, to gain access to various Muggle resources at the highest level.

Known AurorsEdit

Heads of the Auror OfficeEdit

AurorsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Department of Magical Law Enforcement
Level 2, Ministry of Magic
Department of Magical Law Enforcement
Auror Office · Department of Intoxicating Substances · Improper Use of Magic Office · Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office · Office for the Detection and Confiscation of Counterfeit Defensive Spells and Protective Objects · Magical Law Enforcement Patrol · Hit Wizards · Ministry of Magic Witch Watchers · Department of Magical Equipment Control · Administrative Registration Department · Wizengamot Administration Services · Department of Security · Animagus Registry · Misuse of Magic Office
 

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