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CBP Needs Better Data to Justify Its Criminal Investigator Staffing

Executive Summary

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Internal Affairs (IA) has oversight authority for all aspects of CBP operations, personnel, and facilities to ensure compliance with all CBP-wide programs and policies relating to corruption, misconduct, or mismanagement. From October 1, 2010, through March 12, 2015, CBP received 11,367 allegations of misconduct by its employees. IA investigated 6,524 of those allegations, of which 819 were classified as criminal.

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