Law enforcement (41 - 50 of 60 items)
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.
No summary is currently available...
The Interstate Commerce Commission Can Better Manage Its Enforcement Program
RCED-84-131: Published: May 24, 1984. Publicly Released: May 24, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the management of the Interstate Commerce Commission's (ICC) enforcement program as it relates to motor carriers and examined the feasibility of transferring ICC enforcement activities to other organizations.To ensure that carriers comply with its statutes, rules, and regulations, ICC investigates alleged violations and takes enforcement actions as...
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...
Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight
GGD-83-52: Published: Jun 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1983.
GAO reviewed the federal drug interdiction efforts and recommended ways to improve the effectiveness of these efforts.GAO found that federal efforts to attack the supply of illegal drugs have three major components: (1) international programs aimed at drug-producer countries; (2) interdiction of drugs at the border; and (3) domestic law enforcement. Federal resources devoted to drug interdiction m...
Interdepartmental Cooperation of Drug Enforcement Programs
120638: Feb 25, 1983
In response to a congressional request, GAO testified on federal drug interdiction efforts. Federal efforts to attack the vast supply of illicit drugs being smuggled into the country have three major components: international programs, interdiction at the border, and domestic drug law enforcement. Although federal resources devoted to drug interdiction have more than tripled in the last 5 years, t...
Drug Enforcement Coordination
120616: Feb 17, 1983
In response to a congressional request, GAO testified on Federal drug interdiction efforts. Federal efforts to curb smuggling of illicit drugs into the country have three major components: international programs, interdiction at the border, and domestic drug law enforcement. Although Federal resources devoted to drug interdiction have more than tripled in the last 5 years, the results remain limit...
Program Administration at the Atterbury Job Corps Center in Indiana
B-130515: Published: Mar 1, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
FBI-DEA Task Forces: An Unsuccessful Attempt at Joint Operations
GGD-82-50: Published: Mar 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force program to gauge the success the two agencies have had working together in the past. The purpose of the task forces was to combine the investigative resources of the two agencies to pursue organized crime figures engaged in large-scale drug trafficking.Fo...
FDA's Approach to Reviewing Over-the-Counter Drugs Is Reasonable, but Progress Is Slow
HRD-82-41: Published: Apr 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
GAO reported on the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of over-the-counter drugs, a review which began in 1972 and which is not expected to be completed until 1990.The FDA strategy for reviewing over-the-counter drugs involves making a scientific analysis of available data and setting standards of safety and effectiveness for each ingredient used in cla...