Accession Number:

ADA525413

Title:

Drug Control: DOD Needs to Improve Its Performance Measurement System to Better Manage and Oversee Its Counternarcotics Activities

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

The Department of Defense DOD leads detection and monitoring of aerial and maritime transit of illegal drugs into the United States in support of law enforcement agencies. DOD reported resources of more than 1.5 billion for fiscal year 2010 to support its counternarcotics activities. Congress mandated GAO report on DODs counternarcotics performance measurement system. Specifically, this report addresses the extent to which 1 DODs counternarcotics performance measurement system enables DOD to track progress and 2 DOD uses performance information from its counternarcotics performance measurement system to manage its activities. GAO analyzed relevant DOD performance and budget documents, and discussed these efforts with officials from DOD and the Office of National Drug Control Policy ONDCP.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE