Law enforcement (51 - 60 of 83 items)
Money Laundering: FinCEN's Law Enforcement Support Role Is Evolving
GGD-98-117: Published: Jun 19, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's (FinCEN) products and services in support of law enforcement, focusing on: (1) trends in the types and quantities of products and services provided by FinCEN to the law enforcement community; (2) the extent to which FinCEN's products and services have been considered useful by the law enforcement community...
Law Enforcement Vehicles: Age, Mileage and Usage
GGD-98-127R: Published: May 20, 1998. Publicly Released: May 20, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the utilization of vehicles by law enforcement agencies, focusing on: (1) the number, cost, age, and mileage of vehicles used by the Department of the Treasury's law enforcement agencies, including those used for home-to-work transportation; (2) relevant legislation and agency policies; and (3) implementation of the legislation and...
Federal Inspectors General: An Historical Perspective
T-AIMD-98-146: Published: Apr 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1998.
GAO discussed the evolution of the work of federal Inspectors General (IG).GAO noted that: (1) Congress created IGs throughout government as a result of growing reports of serious and widespread internal control breakdowns; (2) IGs were principally charged with detecting fraud, waste, and mismanagement in agencies' programs and operations, conducting audits and investigations, and recommending pol...
Administration of Justice Issue Area Plan: Fiscal Years 1998-99
IAP-98-3: Published: Mar 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1998.
GAO presented its Administration of Justice issue area plan for fiscal years 1998 through 1999.GAO plans to assess the: (1) efficiency and effectiveness of the federal courts and corrections systems, given the increasing demands placed on them and current budgetary constraints; (2) Immigration and Naturalization Service's ability to effectively and efficiently enforce immigration laws and enhance...
Customs Service: Comments on Strategic Plan and Resource Allocation Process
T-GGD-98-15: Published: Oct 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1997.
GAO discussed the strategic plan submitted by the U.S. Customs Service, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) the Customs Service's plan addresses the required elements; (2) it also contains a discussion of management challenges but, in GAO's opinion, does not adequately recognize Customs' need to improve its financial management and internal control systems...
Results Act: Comments on Justice's August Draft Strategic Plan
T-GGD-97-184: Published: Sep 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's August 1997 draft strategic plan developed in compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on the plan's compliance with the Act's requirements and on the extent to which it covered crosscutting program activities, management challenges, and Justice's capacity to provide reliable performance information.GAO noted that: (1) J...
The Results Act: Observations on the Department of Justice's February 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
GGD-97-153R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) draft strategic plan, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) of the six elements required by the act, three--the relationship between long-term goals/objectives and the annual performance plans, the key factors external to DOJ that could affect DOJ's ability to meet it...
Managing Customs: Efforts Under Way to Address Management Weaknesses
GGD-95-73: Published: Mar 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1995.
GAO provided information on the Customs Service's efforts to address weaknesses that GAO identified in its 1993 High Risk Series report on Customs' management.GAO found that Customs has: (1) revised its planning process to set priorities for trade enforcement; (2) improved controls over the identification and collection of duties, taxes, fees, and penalties; (3) reorganized its debt collection uni...
INS: Update of Management Problems and Program Issues
T-GGD-95-82: Published: Feb 8, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1995.
GAO discussed the management and program-related problems that confront the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). GAO noted that: (1) INS management needs to correct significant weaknesses in its service delivery, budget development process, financial management, information management, and organizational structure; (2) INS should establish a strategic management process that identifies pr...
High Risk Series: Asset Forfeiture Programs
HR-95-7: Published: Feb 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1995.
GAO reviewed the U.S. Customs Service's and Department of Justice's (DOJ) management of property seized through their asset forfeiture programs.GAO found that: (1) the government has lost significant revenues because seized property has not been properly cared for; (2) despite legislation that requires Justice and the Department of the Treasury to develop a plan to consolidate their postseizure ad...