Law enforcement agencies (41 - 48 of 48 items)
Drug Law Enforcement: Military Assistance for Drug Enforcement Agencies
NSIAD-89-45: Published: Nov 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1988.
GAO assessed the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with DOD Authorization Act of 1988 and 1989 provisions requiring DOD to report on the nature and status of its providing military resources to drug law enforcement agencies.GAO found that: (1) although DOD prepared an assistance list and distribution plan and convened a conference of law enforcement agency heads, it did not meet the statuto...
Drug Interdiction: Should the Customs Command and Control Program Be Continued as Currently Evolving?
GGD-88-113: Published: Jul 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Customs Service's development of its Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Program, intended to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of federal drug interdiction efforts.GAO found that Customs: (1) constructed two centers, and plans to construct a third, to aid in identifying possible smugglers, coordinating intercep...
Drug Law Enforcement: Military Assistance for Anti-Drug Agencies
GGD-88-27: Published: Dec 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1987.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with a provision of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 requiring it to make military resources available to drug law enforcement agencies.GAO found that DOD: (1) prepared a list of available assistance and a detailed plan for providing this assistance to drug law enforcement agencies; (2) requested that t...
Drug Investigations: Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program: A Coordinating Mechanism
GGD-86-73BR: Published: Jul 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program and provided information on: (1) the drug problem in the United States; (2) the OCDETF program's role in combating the problem; and (3) how OCDETF operates.The OCDETF mission is to identify, investigate, and prosecute high-level members of drug trafficking enterprises and to destro...
Coordination of Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts
GGD-85-67: Published: Jul 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS).NNBIS is an informal coordinating body that recommends, but does not direct, actions by agencies involved in drug interdiction. Each NNBIS center is designed to: (1) gather and collate drug trafficking intelligence and pass information on to law enforcement agencies; (2) as...
Changes Needed To Strengthen Federal Efforts To Combat Narcotics Trafficking
112128: Apr 22, 1980
Changes are needed to strengthen the ability of various Federal agencies, particularly the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), to deal with the narcotics problem. Incarcerating major drug traffickers for long periods and causing forfeiture of their financial resources are key elements to reducing the narcotics problem. This requires interaction and coordin...
Federal Efforts To Stem the Flow of Drugs Across the U.S.-Mexican Border
106020: May 9, 1978
Control of illegal entry at the United States-Mexico border is basically a task of controlling the movement of people, vehicles, aircraft, boats, and goods. The principal agencies involved in law enforcement at the border are the Customs Service, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Border forces interdict only a small quantity of the est...
Effective Use of Federal Funds for Law Enforcement
GGD-78-25: Published: Dec 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1977.
A summary was compiled of GAO completed and ongoing work bearing on efforts to promote more effective use of the limited federal funds for law enforcement. No single GAO report provides a basis for making recommendations which affect the entire federal law-enforcement structure. These reports have provided information on a function or activity performed by a single agency, information concerning s...