TITLE

Federal Agencies Are Sharing Border and Terrorism Information with Local and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies, but Additional Efforts Are Needed

AUTHOR(S)
Larence, Eileen R.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/19/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on information sharing. GAO evaluates law enforcement officials in border communities receiving information from federal partners and supporting the efforts of state fusion centers to make border intelligence products. GAO also urges the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to raise efforts for sharing border and terrorism information with other law enforcement agencies.
ACCESSION #
58622929

 

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