Law enforcement (61 - 67 of 67 items)
Authority, Activities, and Plans of Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding "Arson for Profit" Crimes
GGD-78-47: Published: Apr 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 1978.
The authority, activities, and plans of federal law enforcement agencies regarding arson-related crime were reviewed. Arson is not generally a federal crime, and, in general, the federal government will investigate and prosecute arson only if a federal law is violated in conjunction with the arson crime. The federal government has not considered arson-related crimes an enforcement priority; the go...
Federal Crime Control Assistance: A Discussion of the Program and Possible Alternatives
GGD-78-28: Published: Jan 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1978.
The primary objective of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, as amended, is crime control, with emphasis placed upon strengthening and improving law enforcement. There is some ambiguity in interpreting these goals. Difficulties in evaluating programs of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) result from the lack of reliable means for measuring crime and delinquency and la...
Weaknesses in the Drug Enforcement Administration's Financial Management System
FGMSD-77-74: Published: Dec 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1977.
A questionnaire survey was conducted to evaluate the procedures and controls of revenue and expenditure transactions of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The questionnaire covered the system of internal controls over collections, disbursements, imprest funds, and obligations.Responses indicated potential weaknesses in the financial management system. DEA needs to: (1) improve controls ove...
Review of Administration and Enforcement of Davis-Bacon Act
912438: Jun 24, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Crime in Federal Recreation Areas: A Serious Problem Needing Congressional and Agency Attention
GGD-77-28: Published: Jun 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1977.
To determine how federal agencies were protecting visitors to federal recreation areas, a review was made of the agencies' law enforcement programs. In addition, questionnaires were sent to 1,637 employees of 174 of the most frequently visited national forests, packs, historical sites, etc. Observations of the implementation of the law enforcement programs were carried out at 24 recreation areas.L...
Internal Audit Coverage of Financial Matters in the Department of Justice
FGMSD-77-28: Published: May 13, 1977. Publicly Released: May 13, 1977.
A review of the Department of Justice audit operations concentrated on the Internal Audit Staff, one of three audit organizations in Justice.The staff's primary emphasis was on the Federal Prison System, although it represented only 14 percent of Justice's fiscal year 1976 appropriations. Only 11 of 160 audit reports dealt with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and the Federal Bureau o...