National Drug Policy Board:

Leadership Evolving, Greater Role in Developing Budgets Possible

GGD-88-24: Published: Feb 12, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1988.

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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 agencies on data accumulation methods; (3) issued policy directives regarding international crimes precipitated by illegal drug traffickers and federal agencies' roles in drug law enforcement efforts; (4) issued an anti-drug strategy publication describing the general nature and objectives of federal drug law enforcement activities; (5) has contributed to better understanding of federal expenditures for the various components of the anti-drug strategy, but has not developed budgetary priorities; and (6) has fulfilled its responsibilities under the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984.

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