Interagency relations (81 - 90 of 128 items)
Justice Department: Coordination Between DEA and the FBI
GGD-90-59: Published: Mar 21, 1990. Publicly Released: May 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the relationship between the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in investigating drug trafficking, focusing on: (1) how DEA and FBI coordinated their enforcement activities; (2) how the Department of Justice oversaw drug enforcement activities; (3) the status of efforts to merge DEA and FBI authority and res...
Issues to Consider in Consolidating the Library Police Force With the Capitol Police Force
T-AFMD-90-13: Published: Mar 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1990.
GAO discussed the possible consolidation of the Library of Congress Police Force with the Capitol Police Force and noted that there were four issues that needed to be addressed before consolidation took place, including the Library's authority to protect itself, union representation for Library police, compensation and benefits, and Library police training. GAO found that: (1) the Librarian of Con...
Drug Control: Status of Plan to Use Federal Research and Development Facilities
NSIAD-90-7BR: Published: Oct 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1989.
GAO reviewed a plan that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is developing to use federal research facilities for technological support to law enforcement agencies.GAO found that: (1) under ONDCP direction, a committee proposed a defense contractor's involvement in plan development; (2) the plan will use a Department of Defense draft plan as its framework; (3) participants in the pl...
Capabilities for Interdicting Airborne Drug Smugglers Are Limited and Costly
T-GGD-89-28: Published: Jun 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1989.
GAO discussed its review of federal air interdiction of smuggled drugs. GAO found that: (1) federal spending on air interdiction programs increased from about $18 million in 1982 to about $200 million for fiscal year (FY) 1989; (2) the Department of Defense provided about $330 million in assistance to civil air interdiction agencies in FY 1987; (3) while air interdiction programs have resulted in...
Organized Crime: Issues Concerning Strike Forces
GGD-89-67: Published: Apr 11, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Organized Crime Strike Forces' efforts to increase interagency planning and coordination of investigations and prosecutions of organized crime groups.GAO found that: (1) strike forces had only achieved some informal interagency planning and coordination on a case-by-case basis; (2) none of the strike force executive c...
Indian Affairs: Information on Major Crimes on Three Montana Reservations
RCED-89-69: Published: Feb 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on major crimes on three Montana Indian reservations, focusing on: (1) Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Attorney's Office law enforcement procedures and practices on the reservations; (2) the number of major crimes reported, referred for prosecution, and prosecuted; and (3) BIA training...
Border Management: Options for Improved Border Control Management
GGD-89-8BR: Published: Nov 21, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the border control activities and funding of the Coast Guard, Customs Service, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).GAO found that: (1) 12 agencies are responsible for controlling legal and illegal entry into the United States; (2) border control programs are fragmented and duplicative; and (3) border control obligati...
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...
Border Control: Drug Interdiction and Related Activities Along the Southwestern U.S. Border
GGD-88-124FS: Published: Sep 12, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding law enforcement personnel and equipment assigned to the southwestern U.S. border and drug seizures since July 1, 1986, under Operation Alliance.GAO found that: (1) it could not clearly distinguish Operation Alliance activities from other existing law enforcement activities along the border, since participating agencies do not...
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...