The Office of the Inspector General released a list of the top ten management and performance challenges facing the Department of Justice with counterterrorism at the top of the list.
The OIG report states DoJ must more effectively share information across its various law enforcement components, such as the FBI and U.S. Marshals Service.
DoJ has “taken appropriate steps” toward establishing a response plan in case of a weapons of mass destruction attrack. However, the “Department as a whole was not fully prepared to provide a coordinated response to a potential WMD attack and had not implemented adequate WMD response plans,” according to the OIG report.