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Las pandillas y los cárteles de droga cometen gran parte de la violencia en Belice, El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras. Las armas de fuego que usan son en su mayoría de otros países, incluido EE. UU.
Para la versión de esta página en español, ver a GAO-22-105509.
Gangs and drug cartels commit much of the violence in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The guns they use are mostly from other countries, including the U.S.
How does the federal judiciary know when it needs a new courthouse?
Every year, it scores the more than 400 courthouses nationwide on how they meet security, space, building condition, and functionality standards.
Federal agencies deployed law enforcement and other personnel during protests following George Floyd's death. Many used less-lethal force—tactics and weapons that are not intended to cause death or serious injury, such as tear gas and rubber bullets.
Some criminal groups use a process called trade-based money laundering to hide their illicit funds. These schemes can include things like falsely describing goods and services in trade transactions.
Schemes can involve many types of illicit activity that cut across multiple federal agencies' roles.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased use of remote education, K-12 schools across the nation have increasingly reported ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.
Federal agencies offer products and services to help schools prevent and respond to cyberattacks.
We have issued 11 annual reports on federal programs with fragmented, overlapping, or duplicative goals or activities. In those reports, we suggested hundreds of ways to address those problems, reduce costs, or boost revenue. Our most recent report is from May 2021.
Recent advancements in facial recognition technology have increased its accuracy and its usage. Our earlier work has included examinations of its use by federal law enforcement, at ports of entry, and in commercial settings.
The Department of Homeland Security can designate planned events as "special events" to bolster security and improve coordination with government entities.
There were reported efforts to organize protests in Washington leading up to the January 6th attack on the Capitol.