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Customs Service: Process for Estimating and Allocating Inspectional Personnel
GGD-98-107: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Custom Service's drug enforcement operations, focusing on: (1) how Customs assesses its needs for inspectional personnel and allocates such resources to commercial cargo ports of entry; (2) whether Customs received all the additional inspectional personnel its assessments indicated it needed and, if not, why it did not recei...
Drug Control: Status of Counternarcotics Efforts in Mexico
T-NSIAD-98-129: Published: Mar 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its work on the counternarcotics efforts of the United States in Mexico, focusing on the: (1) nature of the drug threat from Mexico and results of efforts to address this threat; (2) planning and coordination of U.S. counternarcotics assistance to the Mexican military; and (3) need to establish performance measures to assess the effectiveness of U...
Drug Control: Status of U.S. International Counternarcotics Activities
T-NSIAD-98-116: Published: Mar 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1998.
GAO discussed its observations on the effectiveness of U.S. efforts to combat drug production and the movement of drugs into the United States, focusing on: (1) the challenges of addressing international counternarcotics issues; (2) obstacles to implementation of U.S. drug control efforts; and (3) areas requiring attention to improve the operational effectiveness of U.S. drug control efforts.GAO n...
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...
Drug Control: Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
T-NSIAD-98-103: Published: Feb 26, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
GAO discussed its review of counternarcotics efforts in Colombia, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat in and from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia in 1996 and 1997; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage counternarcotics activities in Colombia.GAO noted that: (1) the narcotics threat from Colombi...
Drug Control: Planned Actions Should Clarify Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center's Impact
GGD-98-28: Published: Feb 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations and contributions of the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC), focusing on: (1) how CTAC coordinates its counterdrug research and development (R&D) efforts with other federal agencies to address counterdrug R&D needs that are not being met by other agencies and to avoid unnecessary duplication; and (2) what contributions C...
Drug Control: U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
NSIAD-98-60: Published: Feb 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of drug control efforts in Colombia and the impact of the 1996 and 1997 U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia as a drug-fighting ally, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the decertification decisions; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage...
Administration of Justice Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-8(1): Published: Feb 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Administration of Justice issue area as of February 2, 1998...
Customs Service: Information on Southwest Border Drug Enforcement Operations
GGD-97-173R: Published: Sep 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the drug enforcement operations of the Customs Service along the Southwest border of the United States, focusing on Customs': (1) methodology for allocating resources for drug enforcement activities; (2) internal controls and inspection requirements for cargo entry processes; and (3) internal controls and safeguards that are in place for records in...