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Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight

summary : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office, U.S. General Accounting Office, Document Handling and Information Services Facility, distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- United States,
  • Drug control -- United States

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    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14897985M

      The DEA was tasked with enforcing all federal drug laws, as well as coordinating broader drug interdiction activities. 26 Under the direction of the DEA, what is . - Dispute Between the District of Columbia Government and the Federal Bureau of Prisons Over Payments for Housing D.C. Prisoners in Federal Correctional Institutions () GGD - Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight () GGD - Detention Policies Affecting Haitian Nationals ().

    Federal Domestic Illegal Drug Enforcement Efforts: Are They Working? Congressional Research Service 2 suppressing the nonmedical use of narcotic4 drugs, a classification that originally included only opium and its derivatives morphine and heroin, although soon after also encompassed cocaine. performance measures to assess drug interdiction activities. As a result, DHS could not ensure its drug interdiction efforts met required national drug control outcomes nor could it accurately assess the impact of the approximately $ billion spent annually on drug control activities.

    HIDTA coordinates Federal, state, and local collaboration of law enforcement investigations and operations to disrupt and dismantle complex drug trafficking organizations. Interdiction. The Federal budget request for interdiction totals $ billion in FY , for an increase of $ million (%) over the FY enacted level. Federal drug control spending jumped from $ billion in to $ billion in fiscal year Since , the U.S. has invested $65 billion in drug law enforcement at the federal level. Despite record levels of drugs destroyed and traffickers and dealers arrested, the U.S. policy has not worked.


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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Get this from a library. Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. The need for strong central oversight was also the theme of our report to the Congress (Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need strong Central Oversight, GAO/GGD, J ).

In this report, we focused on federal efforts to interdict illegal drugs being smuggled into the country. We 3. Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight: report to the Congress / By United States. General Accounting Office. Abstract.

Cover title."GAO/GGD""J. In ,\13 we concluded that given the severity of the drug problem and the large number of federal, state, and local agencies working on the problem, there was a continuing need for a central planning agency, such as ONDCP, to provide leadership and coordination for the nation's drug control efforts.

report on Federal drug interdiction efforts. lJ The need to im- prove the quality and timeliness of intelligence data to support Federal drug interdiction efforts is one of the major issues ad- dressed in our report.

lJ"Federa1 Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight," (GAO/GGD. FEDERAL DRUG INTERDICTION EFFORTS NEED STRONG CENTRAL OVERSIGHT DIGEST Drug abuse in this country is a persistent and growing problem.

Interdiction of illegal drugs, one component of Federal efforts to reduce the drug supply, has had limited impact on the drug. federal drug control programs, of which $ billion is requested for international programs, including civilian and military U.S.

foreign assistance. An additional $ billion is requested for interdiction programs related to intercepting and disrupting foreign drug shipments en route to the United States. recommendations we offer to make the BOP’s drug interdiction and treatment efforts more effective.

Principal Findings Indicators of the Drug Problem in BOP Institutions The BOP recorded more than 2, positive tests for drug use by inmates each year from fiscal year (FY) through FY. with strong opposition from patent medicine firms11 and state officials The Harrison Act Federal control of drugs began to take shape in the early 20th century.

In response to growing levels of drug abuse, the federal government sought to regulate and control drugs through taxation. reports on the federal drug program.

U.S. General Accounting Office, Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight, Report GAO/GGD (U.S. General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.

DRUG INTERDICTION. Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight. Federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight. Washington, DC: General Accounting Office. Times Books. Reports with titles such as Drug Control: Interdiction Efforts in Central America have had Little Impact on the Flow of Drugs laid out how counter-drug forces faced inconsistent funding, aging assets, poor inter-agency operational coordination (GAO, ; ), inter-agency frictions around intelligence and asset sharing, and a general.

* Federal efforts to attack the supply of illegal drugs 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 limited. Low-level markets need to be tackled effectively not only because of the risks posed to market participants, but also to reduce the harms that illicit drug use can inflict on the local community.

This guide describes the problem and reviews the factors that increase the risks of drug. 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. 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.

Increased Use of the Military in Drug Interdiction, April (Washington: GPO, ), 4. U.S., General Accounting Office, Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight, [by Comptroller General of The United States] Washington: GPO, ) 6. oversight and Executive Department resource allocation decisions relative to drug interdiction are, at best, difficult under these circumstances.

To overcome this fragmentation we see the need for strong central leadership and a more definitive strategy to clarify the various agencies' drug interdiction roles.

federal drug interdiction efforts need strong central oversight are $ each. There will be a 25% discount on all orders for or more copies mailed to a single.Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; witnesses testified about federal drug interdiction efforts in South America. Among the issues they addressed were drug trafficking patterns and policies, the need.Federal Drug Interdiction Efforts Need Strong Central Oversight NCJ Number Publication Date: Abstract PDF: Relationships Between Inmates' Past Drug Practices and Current Drug Knowledge and Attitudes NCJ Number Author: R E Miller; L A Cappiello.