Interagency relations (21 - 30 of 53 items)
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...
FBI Voice Privacy: Update on Program Direction
IMTEC-88-39: Published: Aug 30, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Voice Privacy Program, focusing on: (1) the original and revised approaches to the system's integration; (2) the impact of the redirection on program costs and milestones; and (3) program issues for congressional consideration.GAO found that: (1) in October 1986, FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administrati...
National Drug Policy Board: Leadership Evolving, Greater Role in Developing Budgets Possible
GGD-88-24: Published: Feb 12, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the activities of the National Drug Policy Board, focusing on the Board's role in several federal drug law enforcement initiatives.GAO found that the Board: (1) helped ensure coordination among the federal agencies involved in drug law enforcement; (2) established a mechanism for collecting information on drug seizures and resolved conflicts among...
The Need for Strong Central Oversight of the Federal Government's War on Drugs
T-GGD-87-17: Published: May 14, 1987. Publicly Released: May 14, 1987.
GAO discussed the need for strong central oversight of federal antidrug efforts. GAO noted that: (1) despite the dramatic increase in drug seizures, there was no decrease in the availability of illegal drugs; (2) obstacles such as differing priorities, interagency rivalries, conflicts, and jurisdictional disputes affected drug abuse control efforts; and (3) a variety of changes in drug strategy, p...
Drug Investigations: Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program: A Coordinating Mechanism
GGD-86-73BR: Published: Jul 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program and provided information on: (1) the drug problem in the United States; (2) the OCDETF program's role in combating the problem; and (3) how OCDETF operates.The OCDETF mission is to identify, investigate, and prosecute high-level members of drug trafficking enterprises and to destro...
Coordination of Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts
GGD-85-67: Published: Jul 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS).NNBIS is an informal coordinating body that recommends, but does not direct, actions by agencies involved in drug interdiction. Each NNBIS center is designed to: (1) gather and collate drug trafficking intelligence and pass information on to law enforcement agencies; (2) as...
Propriety of LEAA Funding of Urban Crime Prevention Program
B-195269: Published: Oct 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
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Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces: Status and Observations
GGD-84-35: Published: Dec 9, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the planning and management of the newly established Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program and identified issues for potential consideration in future evaluations of the program's success.The goal of the new task forces is to disrupt high-level drug trafficking organizations by making the maximum use of financial inv...
Assessing Implementation of the Financial Integrity Act: GAO Assists OMB
123794: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Winter 1984, discusses the assistance which GAO gives to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in reviewing the implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act. The GAO role in implementing the act involves the areas of: (1) establishing and maintaining internal control standards; (2) prescribing accounting stand...
ACDA's Coordination of Federal Arms Control Research and Management of its External Research Program Still Need Improvement
NSIAD-83-67: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
GAO reported on the adequacy of the administration of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency's (ACDA) research program and its coordination of arms control research throughout the federal government.GAO found that ACDA needs to improve the operation of its external research program and to fulfill its responsibilities for coordinating all federal arms control and disarmament research or seek relie...