TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Section 1. Overview
Strategic Goals and Objectives
Summary of Financial Information
FY 2013 Resource Information
Analysis of Financial Statements
Data Reliability and Validity
Summary of Performance in FY 2013
FY 2014-2015 Priority Goals
Possible Effects of Existing, Currently Known Demands, Risks, Uncertainties, Events, Conditions, and Trends
Section 2. FY 2011 Performance Report
Strategic Goal I
Strategic Objective 1.1
Strategic Objective 1.2
Strategic Objective 1.3
Strategic Objective 1.4
Strategic Goal II
Strategic Objective 2.1
Strategic Objective 2.2
Strategic Objective 2.3
Strategic Objective 2.4
Strategic Objective 2.5
Strategic Objective 2.6
Strategic Goal III
Strategic Objective 3.1
Strategic Objective 3.2
Strategic Objective 3.3
Strategic Objective 3.4
Strategic Objective 3.5
Strategic Objective 3.6
Strategic Objective 3.7
Strategic Objective 3.8
Section 3. Financial Section
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This Report's Purpose and Reporting Process
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-136 guidance provides agencies the option to produce a consolidated Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) or a separate Annual Performance Report (APR) in reporting performance information and metrics. The Department of Justice (DOJ or Department) has historically published a consolidated financial performance management reporting via the PAR. However, starting in fiscal year (FY) 2013, the Department will use an APR instead of the PAR to report on performance management.
This document combines the Department of Justice Annual Performance Report for FY 2013 and Annual Performance Plan (APP) for FY 2015. Combining our report on past accomplishments with our plans for the upcoming year provides the reader a useful, complete, and integrated picture of our performance. It represents a continuing step forward in the efforts of the Department to implement the tenets of performance-based management at the heart of the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act 2010 (GPRA 2010). Moreover, the APR/APP provides performance information, enabling the President, Congress, and the American public to assess the annual performance of the Department of Justice. The APR/APP is prepared under the direction of the Department's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Performance Improvement Officer (PIO).
The Department continues to enforce vigorously the broad spectrum of laws of the United States; notably, the fight against terrorism continues to be the highest priority of the Department. The Department's FY 2014-2018 Strategic Plan is available on the Department's website at http://www.justice.gov/jmd/strategic2014-2018/index.html. The Strategic Plan includes 3 strategic goals and 18 strategic objectives that are mentioned throughout this report.
Organization of the Report
Section I - Overview: This section includes summary information about the mission and organization of the Department; resource information; and an analysis of performance information for the Department's key performance measures.
Section II - FY 2013 Performance Report/FY 2015 Performance Plan: This section provides the Department's FY 2013 Performance Report, which presents how the Department is working toward accomplishing its mission. The Performance Report provides a summary of the Department's three strategic goals and discusses performance results by strategic objective. It reports on 30 key performance measures by detailing program objectives and FY 2013 target and actual performance, and noting whether targeted performance levels were or were not achieved.
Section III - Evaluations and Additional Information: This section contains a description of major program evaluations completed during FY 2013, a list of acronyms used in this report, and a list of Department websites.
This report is available at http://www.justice.gov/ag/annualreports/apr2013/TableofContents.htm.
Compliance with Legislated Reporting Requirements
This report meets the following legislated reporting requirements:
Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) and GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA) - Requires performance reporting against all established agency goals outlined in current strategic planning documents
Government Management Reform Act of 1994 (GMRA) - Requires an audit of agency financial statements