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Federal Law Enforcement: Information on Use of Investigation and Arrest Statistics
GAO-04-411: Published: Mar 19, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 2004.
The 21st Century Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act (P.L. 107-273) requires GAO to report on how investigation and arrest statistics are reported and used by federal law enforcement agencies. This report provides information on (1) the guidance and procedures followed by federal law enforcement agencies regarding counting investigations and arrests, (2) how investigation and ar...
Campaign Finance Task Force: Problems and Disagreements Initially Hampered Justice's Investigation
GGD-00-101BR: Published: May 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the management and oversight of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Campaign Finance Task Force (CFTF), focusing on: (1) the strained working relationships and trust concerns within CFTF; (2) interagency disagreement over investigative approach; (3) interagency disagreements over the management and analysis of evidence; (4) management changes, staffi...
Nuclear Employee Safety Concerns: Allegation System Offers Better Protection, but Important Issues Remain
HEHS-97-51: Published: Mar 31, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) and Department of Labor's implementation of legislation pertaining to the protection of nuclear power industry workers who raise health and safety issues, focusing on: (1) how federal laws and regulations protect nuclear power industry employees from discrimination for raising health and safe...
Delayed Response to IG Report
NSIAD-97-14R: Published: Oct 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Department of the Treasury's handling of its Inspector General's (IG) 1995 report of investigation that examined allegations of misconduct by the Director of Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC); (2) whether OFAC has adopted standard operating procedures that implement its nine foreign sanctions programs; and (3) what response the Treas...
EEOC: Burgeoning Workload Calls for New Approaches
T-HEHS-95-170: Published: May 23, 1995. Publicly Released: May 23, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) mission, budget, and workload. GAO noted that: (1) EEOC has the authority to investigate and resolve meritorious employment discrimination complaints in the private sector; (2) in fiscal year (FY) 1995, EEOC plans to use more than 80 percent of its $233 million budget and about 90 percent of its...
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms: Handling of Suspect Lead in Langley/CIA Headquarters Shooting Incident
OSI-94-11: Published: Apr 26, 1994. Publicly Released: May 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated allegations that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) mishandled important information concerning a suspected gunman in the January 25, 1993 shooting outside the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters in Langley, Virginia.GAO found that: (1) BATF agents joined the investigative task force on January 26, 1993, and on Janua...
U.S. Army and Marine Corps: Allegation of Contracting Irregularities and Conflicts of Interest
T-OSI-93-2: Published: Jul 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1993.
GAO discussed its investigation into allegations of Army and Marine Corps contracting irregularities and conflicts of interest. GAO noted that: (1) an Army directorate placed orders under a Marine Corps contract for automated data processing equipment that were outside that contract's scope, in amounts exceeding the contract maximum, and after the contract expired; (2) the directorate violated the...
The San Francisco Regional Office, 1954-1987: Interview With Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent
OP-20-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1991.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent, who served as officials in the San Francisco Regional Office during the period between 1954 and 1987, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events ar...
Money Laundering: The U.S. Government Is Responding to the Problem
NSIAD-91-130: Published: May 16, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined federal efforts to address the problem of money laundering.GAO found that: (1) money laundering deprived the nation of billions of dollars in tax revenues; (2) identifying deviations from normal patterns or major cash surpluses or deficits was helpful in targeting potential money-laundering areas or situations; (3) Congress passed legislation requi...
Monte Canfield, Jr., 1974-1978
OP-17-OH: Published: Dec 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Monte Canfield, Jr., who served GAO from July 1974 to September 1978 as the Director of the Office of Energy and Special Projects and Director of the Energy and Minerals Division, focusing on the major studies completed during his tenure and the innovative review approaches and techniques he applied to GAO work. GAO conducted the interview as part of...