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Drug Control: Reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
T-GGD-94-7: Published: Oct 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1993.
GAO discussed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) drug control efforts, focusing on: (1) whether ONDCP should be reauthorized; and (2) measures to enhance ONDCP operational effectiveness. GAO noted that: (1) ONDCP measures the success of its national drug control strategy in terms of its progress in reducing actual drug use; (2) although ONDCP has reported a decline in drug use am...
Drug Control: Coordination of Intelligence Activities
GGD-93-83BR: Published: Apr 2, 1993. Publicly Released: May 4, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the coordination of domestic narcotics intelligence activities.GAO found that: (1) federal organizations are operating 19 counternarcotics intelligence centers and have planned a national center for the summer of 1993; (2) the primary function of 15 of the centers is to gather and analyze time-sensitive information; (3) the remaining...
Community Based Drug Prevention: Comprehensive Evaluations of Efforts Are Needed
GGD-93-75: Published: Mar 24, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the federal role in helping communities establish drug prevention programs, focusing on: (1) what the federal government expects of community based coalitions (CBC) and how it is helping CBC meet those expectations; (2) CBC goals and successes; and (3) community groups' participation in developing the national drug control strateg...
Drug Control: Status Report on Counterdrug Technology Development
NSIAD-93-104: Published: Jan 28, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on counterdrug technology development, focusing on the Department of Defense's (DOD) and the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) efforts to develop and demonstrate cargo container inspection technology.GAO found that: (1) in 1990, the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center was established within ONDCP; (2) in 1992, ONDCP...
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 Enforcement: Assistance to State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies in High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
T-GGD-92-37: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: May 6, 1992.
GAO discussed the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program. GAO noted that, in response to previous GAO recommendations concerning the need to promote collaborative federal, state, and local planning in the five HIDTA and to establish a system for assessing program performance, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP): (1) issued guidance to HIDTA to designate area coordinato...
Drug Enforcement: Improving Management of Assistance to High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
T-GGD-91-53: Published: Jul 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) administration of federal assistance to localities with severe drug trafficking problems, focusing on: (1) the extent to which decisions on how best to spend High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) funds were based on collaboration among federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; (2) how the $25 million in fiscal year...
War on Drugs: Information Management Poses Formidable Challenges
IMTEC-91-40: Published: May 31, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified: (1) automated information systems used by federal agencies in combatting illicit drugs; and (2) federal drug control community efforts to improve counterdrug information management.GAO found that: (1) 24 civilian and intelligence agencies and 9 Department of Defense (DOD) components operated over 100 drug control information systems; (2) due to...
Drug Control: Status of Plan to Use Federal Research and Development Facilities
NSIAD-90-7BR: Published: Oct 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1989.
GAO reviewed a plan that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is developing to use federal research facilities for technological support to law enforcement agencies.GAO found that: (1) under ONDCP direction, a committee proposed a defense contractor's involvement in plan development; (2) the plan will use a Department of Defense draft plan as its framework; (3) participants in the pl...