Justice and Law Enforcement:
Administration of Justice Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-97
IAP-96-14: Published: May 1, 1996. Publicly Released: May 1, 1996.
GAO presented its Administration of Justice issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1998.
GAO plans to: (1) assess federal progress in implementing major crime control initiatives and enforcement programs; (2) identify ways to improve federal, state, and local enforcement efforts; (3) analyze enforcement budgets and identify opportunities for resource consolidation and cost savings; (4) focus on future incarceration trends; (5) ensure that prison construction standards are developed and implemented; (6) ensure that the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is addressing management weaknesses and improving its enforcement activities against illegal and criminal aliens; (7) recommend actions that INS can take to improve alien services; (8) determine the effectiveness of Customs' drug interdiction and trade enforcement efforts; and (9) determine if Customs is maximizing its opportunities to reduce costs and generate revenue.