TITLE

Checkpoints Contribute to Border Patrol's Mission, but More Consistent Data Collection and Performance Measurement Could Improve Effectiveness

AUTHOR(S)
Stana, Richard M.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/31/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the August 2009 congressional report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the U.S. Immigration Border Patrol regarding border patrol. GAO did this study to assess checkpoint performance, the performance measures, and the checkpoint placement's community impact. Furthermore, GAO recommends that the U.S. Customs & Boarder Protection (CBP) should strengthen checkpoint design and staffing, and improve checkpoint effectiveness and its community impact.
ACCESSION #
44537812

 

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