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Cynthia A. Schnedar
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In the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks, the government committed more than $350 million to replace thousands of outdated and often obsolete radios used by federal law enforcement authorities, but the costly decade-long effort has yet to achieve its intended results and its success is doubtful, a report says.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) needs to better use its fleet of more than 90 airplanes and helicopters, 100 pilots and $47.6 million aviation budget to ensure that priority cases within the agency receive the support they need, a Justice Department audit said Wednesday.
Ten years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington that killed nearly 3,000 people, counterterrorism remains the Justice Department's highest priority, according to a report released Monday.
The Justice Department's top watchdog says counterterrorism continues to be the department's highest priority and top management challenge, but she's concerned that its plans for responding to a potential incident involving a weapon of mass destruction are "uncoordinated and fragmented."