Law enforcement (11 - 20 of 29 items)
Justice's Handling of Alleged Disclosure/Retaliation
OSI-96-7R: Published: Sep 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations concerning retaliation against a complainant who reported the unauthorized disclosure of a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) confidential informant to the appropriate Department of Justice (DOJ) officials. GAO noted that: (1) it could not substantiate that any DOJ employee had disclosed the informant's identity or had acted improper...
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...
Vacant Positions in the Bureau of Indian Affairs
RCED-96-14R: Published: Oct 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on end of fiscal year (FY) staffing at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), focusing on the: (1) occupations that have the highest number of vacant positions; and (2) number of vacant positions in law enforcement and social services. GAO noted that BIA: (1) had about 14,600 employees on board at the end of FY 1993 and 13,700 at the end o...
Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime
GGD-95-129R: Published: Apr 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the management of administratively uncontrollable overtime (AUO) in the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Park Service, focusing on: (1) whether the agencies' AUO programs were being administered according to government criteria; (2) whether agency employees were abusing their AUO programs; and (3) how much the...
Federal Affirmative Employment: Status of Women and Minority Representation in Federal Law Enforcement Occupations
T-GGD-93-2: Published: Oct 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1992.
GAO discussed its analysis of female and minority representation in federal law enforcement occupations, focusing on: (1) nine federal agencies; and (2) persons covered by special federal law enforcement retirement provisions. GAO noted that from the end of fiscal year (FY) 1987 to the end of FY 1991: (1) of its ten race/gender personnel groupings, all except the two American Indian groups showed...
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...
Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Compensation of Support Staff
GGD-90-60: Published: May 22, 1990. Publicly Released: May 22, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO supplemented the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement's (NACLE) study of federal law enforcement personnel issues, focusing on the difficulties federal law enforcement agencies experienced in attracting and retaining qualified support staff.GAO found that: (1) federal law enforcement managers and recruiters did not routinely maintain data identif...
Report of the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement
OCG-90-2: Published: Apr 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1990.
GAO presented the findings of the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement (NACLE), focusing on: (1) compensation levels and issues involving recruitment, retention, and morale in federal law enforcement; (2) compensation rates for law enforcement officers; (3) overtime practices and policies; (4) retirement and benefits policies; and (5) the extent to which administrative procedures and le...
Issues to Consider in Consolidating the Library Police Force With the Capitol Police Force
T-AFMD-90-13: Published: Mar 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1990.
GAO discussed the possible consolidation of the Library of Congress Police Force with the Capitol Police Force and noted that there were four issues that needed to be addressed before consolidation took place, including the Library's authority to protect itself, union representation for Library police, compensation and benefits, and Library police training. GAO found that: (1) the Librarian of Con...
Ethics: The Department of Justice's Ethics Program
GGD-88-112BR: Published: Jul 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Ethics Program to determine whether the program complied with statutory requirements and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations.GAO found that: (1) although the program generally complied with Ethics in Government Act of 1978 requirements, DOJ did not periodically evaluate it or provide training for al...