The US Department of Justice has planned to reduce criminal activities like drug trafficking and weapon smuggling utilizing the funds allocated through the US Budget2009. The Department of Justice also aims at reducing procurement frauds, tax crimes and illegal drug dealing in US using the budgetary allocations.
Department of Justice and Budget are intrinsically linked as the Department of Justice has to depend on budgetary allocations for carrying out programs for preventing criminal activities. The US Budget 2009 has planned to make certain fund allocations so that the US Department of Justice can take necessary steps in fighting terrorism.
The plans of US Budget 2009 that will be executed through US Department of Justice are the following:
To help the US Department of Justice in fighting Terrorism, the US Budget 2009, has sanctioned $7.1 billion to the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI). The Budget has also allocated $361 million for introducing improved surveillance system and for protecting the safety of the cyber systems. US Budget 2009, sanctioned $84 million to US Department of Justice in order to strengthen the National Security Division(NSD) of the Justice Department.
The US Budget 2009, has allocated $100 million to the US Department of Justice for law enforcement purposes. These funds will also be used in fighting criminal activities like drug trafficking and gun smuggling, that are mostly carried out in the south-west border of USA.
To help the US Department of Justice in fighting illegal drug dealing, the US Budget 2009, allocated substantial amount of funds to OCDETF(Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force)and DEA( Drug Enforcement Association).
The US Budget 2009 has also planned to finance programs that are carried out in order to prevent financial fraud and identity theft. The US Department of Justice plans to increase the efficiency of the system of arresting and prosecuting criminals in order to reduce tax crimes and procurement frauds.
Last, but not the least, the US Budget 2009 has also allocated funds for the Detention and Incarceration Programs of the Federal Government.