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The Role of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System in Coordinating Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts
123698: Mar 21, 1984
Testimony was given on the role of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS) in coordinating Federal drug interdiction efforts. Over the years, a lack of coordination among Federal agencies has persistently hindered these efforts. At present, the authority and responsibility for Federal drug interdiction efforts are split between three separate agencies with individual programs, re...
The Need for Improved Intelligence Capabilities To Support Drug Interdiction Programs
121867: Jul 7, 1983
Testimony was given concerning the need to improve the quality and timeliness of intelligence data in Federal drug interdiction efforts. Drug source and transit countries are valuable sources of intelligence that can be used to support interdiction efforts. Since the U.S. Customs Service and the Coast Guard do not have the authority to gather intelligence data overseas, they must rely on the Drug...
Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight
GGD-83-52: Published: Jun 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1983.
GAO reviewed the federal drug interdiction efforts and recommended ways to improve the effectiveness of these efforts.GAO found that federal efforts to attack the supply of illegal drugs have three major components: (1) international programs aimed at drug-producer countries; (2) interdiction of drugs at the border; and (3) domestic law enforcement. Federal resources devoted to drug interdiction m...
Interdepartmental Cooperation of Drug Enforcement Programs
120638: Feb 25, 1983
In response to a congressional request, GAO testified on federal drug interdiction efforts. Federal efforts to attack the vast supply of illicit drugs being smuggled into the country have three major components: international programs, interdiction at the border, and domestic drug law enforcement. Although federal resources devoted to drug interdiction have more than tripled in the last 5 years, t...
Drug Enforcement Coordination
120616: Feb 17, 1983
In response to a congressional request, GAO testified on Federal drug interdiction efforts. Federal efforts to curb smuggling of illicit drugs into the country have three major components: international programs, interdiction at the border, and domestic drug law enforcement. Although Federal resources devoted to drug interdiction have more than tripled in the last 5 years, the results remain limit...
Taking the Profit Out of Crime
112833: Jul 23, 1980
Prior to 1970, forfeiture of illicitly acquired assets and property was nonexistent in this country. At that time, two statutes were enacted with the intent to combat organized crime's infiltration into commercial enterprises and to destroy its economic base by providing the Government with criminal forfeiture authority. The Government's record in obtaining asset forfeitures is not good. Compared...