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Research and Development: Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center's Process for Funding Projects
AIMD-99-277R: Published: Sep 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the process that the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC) uses to fund research and development (R&D) projects.GAO noted that: (1) CTAC relies on support agents to provide technical and administrative contract support on R&D projects; (2) technical support includes: (a) monitoring a projec...
Drug Control: Planned Actions Should Clarify Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center's Impact
GGD-98-28: Published: Feb 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations and contributions of the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC), focusing on: (1) how CTAC coordinates its counterdrug research and development (R&D) efforts with other federal agencies to address counterdrug R&D needs that are not being met by other agencies and to avoid unnecessary duplication; and (2) what contributions C...
Customs Service: Comments on Strategic Plan and Resource Allocation Process
T-GGD-98-15: Published: Oct 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1997.
GAO discussed the strategic plan submitted by the U.S. Customs Service, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) the Customs Service's plan addresses the required elements; (2) it also contains a discussion of management challenges but, in GAO's opinion, does not adequately recognize Customs' need to improve its financial management and internal control systems...
Investigators' Guide to Sources of Information
OSI-97-2: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO presented an investigative tool for identifying sources of information about people, property, business, and finance. The guide includes an index to locate sources of information about a topic that may be discussed in one or more places in the guide, and a chapter on how to use the Internet to gather information valuable to the investigative process. In many cases, information in the sources c...
Federal Law Enforcement: Information on Certain Agencies' Criminal Investigative Personnel and Salary Costs
T-GGD-96-38: Published: Nov 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the composition and salary costs of certain federal law enforcement personnel; and (2) duplication of effort among federal agencies with criminal investigative authority. GAO noted that: (1) as of March 31, 1995, 33 federal agencies had 65,194 civilian employees covered by law enforcement retirement or special pay; (2) annual salary costs for...
INS Drug Task Force Activities: Federal Agencies Supportive of INS Efforts
GGD-94-143: Published: Jul 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) participation in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), focusing on INS: (1) staffing and efforts for OCDETF in pilot cities and nonpilot cities; and (2) responsiveness to inquiries from law enforcement organizations and participation in OCDETF criminal investigations.GAO found t...
Investigators' Guide to Sources of Information
OSI-92-1: Published: Jan 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1992.
GAO provided a collection of information sources and the types of information they provide to assist investigators in locating data...
Program Fraud: Implementation of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986
AFMD-91-73: Published: Sep 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' implementation of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (PFCRA) which provides agencies with an administrative remedy for small-value fraud cases that the Department of Justice declines to pursue under criminal and civil statutes prohibiting false claims and statements.GAO found that: (1) the eight agencies reviewed issued...
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...
Reforma de la Ley de Inmigracion: Las Sanciones Impuestas a los Patronos y la Situacion del Discrimen en el Empleo
GGD-90-62SV: Published: Mar 29, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed implementation and enforcement of Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) provisions regarding sanctions against employers who knowingly hire unauthorized workers, focusing on: (1) the act's implementation; (2) whether the act caused a widespread pattern of discrimination against U.S. citizens or other eligible workers; and (3) whether...