FBI Base CaseBy Larry Barrett | Posted 2003-09-10 Email Print
The FBI's efforts to overhaul the way it shares data on potential terrorists has fallen short.
FBI Base Case
Headquarters: J. Edgar Hoover Building, 935 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20535
Phone: (202) 324-3000
Business: As the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice, the FBI's more than 11,000 special agents and 16,000 support personnel investigate crimes as well as provide other law enforcement agencies with cooperative services such as fingerprint identification, laboratory examinations and police training.
Acting Chief Information Officer: W. Wilson Lowery
Financials: Annual budget in excess of $4.3 billion in fiscal year ended Sept. 30.
Challenge: Improve ability to collect, analyze and share data with other law enforcement agencies in order to preclude terrorist attacks.