Reports

GAO Report - Maritime Security - New Structures Have Improved Information Sharing, but Security Clearance Processing Requires Further Attention

To help ensure that nonfederal officials receive security clearances in a more timely fashion, GAO recommends that the Coast Guard (1) develop formal procedures to use data as a tool to monitor the security clearance program and (2) raise the awareness of

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IACP's Principals for a Locally Designed and Nationally Coordinated Homeland Security Strategy

"...there was a critical need to develop a new homeland security strategy, one that fully embraces the valuable and central role that must be played by the state, tribal, and local public safety community."

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Addendums to the Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq's WMD

Knowledge is invaluable and marks our advancement as a nation and society; however, it must be used to inform future decisions. This report is intended for that purpose as well as to understand the past.

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An Analysis of First Responder Grant Funding

Prepared by the Staff of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security, Christopher Cox, Chairman.

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Country Reports on Terrorism 2004 - U.S. Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism

"Terrorism remains a global threat from which no nation is immune. Despite ongoing improvements in U.S. homeland security, our campaigns against insurgents and terrorists, and the deepening counterterrorism cooperation among the nations of the world, inte

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GAO Report - Preventing Nuclear Smuggling, DOE Has Made Limited Progress in Installing Rediation Detection Equipment at Highest Priority Foreign Seaports

"Gaining the cooperation of foreign governments has been difficult in part because some countries have concerns that screening large volumes of containers will create delays that could inhibit the flow of commerce at their ports."

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Office of the Inspector General Report on the FBI's Efforts to Hire, Train, and Retrain Intelligence Analysts

This review found that "the FBI lacked the capability to prepare a strategic or 'big picture' threat assessment."

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The National Plan for Research and Development In Support of Critical Infrastructure Protection 2004

This plan is the first annual version of the research and development roadmap for critical infrastructure protection, required by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7.

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Office of Inspector General - Follow-Up Audit of Passenger and Baggage Screening Procedures at Domestic Airports

This report represents an abbreviated version of an earlier classified report assessing compliance by the Transportation Security Administration with federal aviation requirements to inspect passengers and property for explosives and weapons.

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Office of Inspector General - Irregularities in the Development of the Transportation Security Operations Center

This report addresses the management controls and procurement procedures used during the development of the Transportation Security Operations Center.

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