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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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FY2003 Budget Summary


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Salaries and Expenses
(Dollars in thousands)
Perm Pos.FTEAmount
2001Actuals
7,520
7,063
$1,412,459
2002 Appropriation 1/
7,654
7,515
1,481,783
Adjustments to Base:
  Transfers of Narrowband International Resources to DEA
...
...
4,005
  Increases (see p.98)
...
65
55,889
  Decreases (see p.98)
...
...
-24312
2003 Current Services
7,654
7,580
1,517,365
  Program Improvements (detailed below)
50
25
28,554
2003 Request 2/
7,704
7,605
1,545,919
  FRHB Costs
...
...
36,125
2003 Total Request3/
7,704
7605
1,582,044

1/ While HIDTA transfers are reflected in 2001 actuals, they are not shown for 2002 and 2003 because final decisions on amounts have not been made.

2/ In addition, reimbursable resources of 1,058 positions (808 special agents) 1,029 workyears and$120,485,000 will be provided from the ICDE appropriation for FY 2003.

3/ This excludes $35 million requested in the Counterterrorism Fund.

2002 Appropriation2003 Current Services2003 RequestProgram Improvements
Comparison by activity and program
Perm PosFTEAmount Perm PosFTEAmount Perm PosFTEAmount Perm PosFTEAmount
1. Enforcement of federal law and investigation:
Domestic enforcement
2,092
2,044
$435,183
2,092
2,052
$454,342
2,114
2,063
$465,126
22
11
10784
 
Foreign cooperativeinvestigations
633
600
193,275
633
601
200,511
633
601
207,511
...
...
7,000
Diversion control
165
165
18,961
165
165
19,946
165
165
19,946
...
...
...
State and local taskforces 
1,699
1,696
244,385
1,699
1,696
257,082
1,699
1,696
257,082
...
...
...
   Subtotal
4,589
4,505
891,804
4,589
4,514
931,881
4,611
4,525
949,665
22
11
17,784
2. Investigative support:
 Intelligence
952
968
120,237
952
969
126,789
956
971
127,133
4
2
344
DEA laboratoryservices 
453
416
60,674
453
449
60,719
454
450
60,912
1
1
193
DEA training
99
98
24,754
99
98
25,529
99
98
25,529
...
...
...
Research, engineering and technical operations
587
567
121,270
587
586
121,705
587
586
121,455
...
...
-250
ADP andtelecommunications
126
122
159,044
126
122
141,305
126
122
141,305
...
...
...
   Subtotal
2,217
2,171
485,979
2,217
2,224
476,047
2,222
2,227
476,334
5
3
287
3. Program direction:
Management and administration
848
839
104,000
848
842
109,437
871
853
119,920
23
11
10,483
Total
7,654
7,515
1,481,783
7,654
7,580
1,517,365
7,704
7,605
1,545,919
50
25
28,554
FRHB Costs
...
...
35,071
...
...
36,125
...
...
36,125
...
...
...
ReimbursableFTE
...
1,052
...
...
1,074
...
...
1,103
...
...
29
...
Grand Total
7,654
8,567
1,516,854
7,654
8,654
1,553,490
7,704
8,708
1,582,044
50
54
28,554

Program Improvements
Perm Pos.
FTE
Amount
Afghanistan Initiative
...
...
[$17,408]
  DEA requests a reprogrammming of $17,408,000 from prior year resources to implement an Afghanistan Initiative, Operation Containment, that wil lidentify, target, investigate, disrupt and dismantle transnational heroin trafficking organizations in Central Asia. The link between the proceeds generated from the sale of Afghan heroin and terrorist activities makes combating heroin production in Central Asia critical to the security of the United States.  Operation Containment will employ a multi-faceted approach to drug enforcement involving a series of investigative, diplomatic and training initiatives.
Improve InformationSecurity
23
11
6,683
DEA requests 23 positions, 11 workyears, and $6,683,000 to strengthen DEA's datasecurity infrastructure to prevent the compromise or destruction of DEA's information systems.  The information security resources being requested will provide proper compliance with federal regulations and accreditation requirements; management of DEA user accounts, including intrusion detection and response measures; information systems security management; compliance reviews and security awareness training; and encryption systems.
Strengthen Financial Investigations
27
14
4,121
DEA requests 27 positions (20 special agents), 14 workyears, and $4,121,000 toenhance financial investigations in domestic field offices, with emphasis onthe financial hubs of New York, Miami, and Los Angeles.  DEA must improve its ability to monitorand track the financial holdings and transactions of drug trafficking organizations, especially with the demonstrated nexus between the profits from drug trafficking, terrorist activities, and violence. The resources being requested will allow DEA to disrupt the international and domestic flow of illicit money, provide financial investigations training to ensure that DEA field personnel are experienced with the latest money laundering techniques being employed, and enhance regulatory and cooperative public-private efforts to prevent money laundering. 
Anti-Terrorism Security Measures
...
...
18,000
DEA requests $18,000,000 to increase anti-terrorism security measures in order to protect employees at DEA's domestic and foreign facilities.  The request included $7 million for critical physical security upgrades at foreign facilities to meet U.S. Department of State building construction and physical security requirements ("Inman Standards") for overseas facilities, $8 million to improve security measures at domestic offices, and $3 million for contract support to develop an Operational Security program, and to assist in the administration of DEA's ongoing security program requirements.
Marine Program –Offset
...
...
-250
DEA proposes a $250,000 reduction to the DEA Marine Program that will eliminate Headquarters management of the program. With this reduction, management of DEA's 13 marine crafts will be transferred to the division offices that currently operate and maintain the vessels.  The divisions will retain or dispose of the vessels based on operational requirements.
Total Program Improvements, Drug Enforcement Administration
50
25
28,554

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