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Drug Trafficking: Responsibilities for Developing Narcotics Detection Technologies
T-NSIAD-97-192: Published: Jun 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1997.
GAO discussed federal agencies' efforts to develop technologies for detecting narcotics, focusing on: (1) responsibilities of those agencies primarily involved in developing narcotics detection technologies; (2) differences in views between the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the U.S. Customs Service in developing and deploying these technologies; and (3) opportunities to streng...
Terrorism and Drug Trafficking: Responsibilities for Developing Explosives and Narcotics Detection Technologies
NSIAD-97-95: Published: Apr 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the U.S. government is organized to develop technologies for detecting explosives and narcotics, focusing on: (1) the roles, responsibilities, and authority of agencies that establish policy, provide funds or oversee funding requests, and develop explosives and narcotics detection technologies; (2) mechanisms used to coordinate the joint develo...
Terrorism and Drug Trafficking: Technologies for Detecting Explosives and Narcotics
NSIAD/RCED-96-252: Published: Sep 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on explosives and narcotics detection technologies that are available or under development, focusing on: (1) funding for those technologies; (2) characteristics and limitations of available and planned technologies; and (3) deployment of these technologies by the United States and foreign countries.GAO found that: (1) aviation security...
Sunday Premium Pay: Millions of Dollars in Sunday Premium Pay Are Paid to Employees on Leave
GGD-95-144: Published: May 19, 1995. Publicly Released: May 19, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed federal agencies' payment of premium pay to employees on leave, focusing on: (1) the agencies that paid the most Sunday premium pay; (2) the total amounts of Sunday premium pay paid to employees on leave; (3) whether employees at selected agencies increased their leave usage after the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued premium pay guidan...
Drug Control: Oversight Needed to Prevent Acquisition of Unnecessary Equipment
NSIAD-92-260: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the procurement and modification of aircraft and other equipment used for drug detection and monitoring, focusing on: (1) whether equipment acquisitions met the Department of Defense's (DOD), the U.S. Customs Service's, and the U.S. Coast Guard's legitimate requirements; and (2) whether the agencies coordinated their acquisitions.GAO found that: (1...
Drug Interdiction: Should the Customs Command and Control Program Be Continued as Currently Evolving?
GGD-88-113: Published: Jul 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Customs Service's development of its Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Program, intended to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of federal drug interdiction efforts.GAO found that Customs: (1) constructed two centers, and plans to construct a third, to aid in identifying possible smugglers, coordinating intercep...