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Effective System of Justice, Strategic Objective Plan, Strategic Plan, 2000-2005
A82917: Mar 29, 2001
Spending on law enforcement issues continues to grow at the federal, state, and local levels. Federal spending was about $25 billion in fiscal year 1999, up from $10 billion just a decade ago. Most of the increase in spending has been to accommodate a shift in focus at the federal level from helping local governments control crime to emphasizing more distinct federal responsibilities, such as cont...
Illegal Immigration: Status of Southwest Border Strategy Implementation
GGD-99-44: Published: May 19, 1999. Publicly Released: May 19, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Attorney General's strategy for reducing and deterring illegal entry along the southwest border, focusing on: (1) the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) progress in implementing the southwest border strategy during fiscal year (FY) 1998; (2) interim results of the strategy; and (3) actions taken on GAO's recommendat...
U.S. Customs Service: Enforcement Oversight Issues
T-GGD-99-99: Published: May 18, 1999. Publicly Released: May 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed efforts by the Customs Service to interdict drugs, allocate inspectional personnel, and develop performance measures, including information on Customs' action plan for resolving management problems.GAO noted that: (1) Customs initiated and encouraged its ports to use several programs to identify and separate low-risk shipments from those with appa...
Drug Control: ONDCP Efforts to Manage the National Drug Control Budget
GGD-99-80: Published: May 14, 1999. Publicly Released: May 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the role of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in shaping the national drug control budget that the President ultimately proposes to Congress to implement the National Drug Control Strategy, focusing on: (1) whether the process ONDCP followed to certify federal agencies' drug control budgets for fiscal year (FY) 1999 was consistent...
Customs Service: Aviation Program Missions, Resources, and Performance Measures
GGD-98-186: Published: Sep 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Customs Service's Customs Aviation Program, focusing on the: (1) program's missions and how they have changed since fiscal year (FY) 1992; (2) annual level of resources and activities since FY 1992; and (3) adequacy of the performance measures Customs uses to judge the results of its aviation program.GAO noted that: (1) since the...
Illegal Immigration: Southwest Border Strategy Results Inconclusive; More Evaluation Needed
GGD-98-21: Published: Dec 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Attorney General's strategy to deter illegal entry into the United States along the southwest border, focusing on: (1) what the strategy calls for; (2) actions taken to implement the strategy along the southwest border; (3) whether available data confirm the strategy's hypotheses, with respect to expected initial results from the strategy's i...
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...
Drug Control: Revised Drug Interdiction Approach Is Needed in Mexico
NSIAD-93-152: Published: May 10, 1993. Publicly Released: May 20, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Northern Border Response Force (NBRF) program, focusing on: (1) the program's status; (2) program implementation problems; and (3) future plans to expand drug interdiction activities in Mexico and neighboring Latin American countries.GAO found that: (1) although the NBRF program has experienced initial success in seizing large amounts of cocain...
Drug Control: National Guard Counter-Drug Support to Law Enforcement Agencies
NSIAD-91-113: Published: May 3, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of the Secretary of Defense's (OSD) allocation of fiscal year (FY) 1989 and FY 1990 appropriations totalling $150 million to support an increased National Guard role in states' and territories' counter-drug activities.GAO found that: (1) OSD allocated $35.5 million of its $40-million FY 1989 appropriation and prioritized funding to state...