Identification and Review of the Departmentís Major Information Technology Systems Inventory

Audit Report 07-37
June 2007
Office of the Inspector General

Appendix V
Descriptions of the LEO Activities
Funded by the FBI at LSU

Hostage Barricade System

The Hostage Barricade System research project is part of the FBI’s Critical Incident Response Group, and its purpose is to gather and analyze statistics on hostage, barricade, and suicide incidents in the United States.

Bomb Data Center

The Bomb Data Center is also located within the FBI’s Critical Incident Response Group and its mission is to enhance the capabilities of FBI Special Agent Bomb Technicians, state and local bomb squads, and other federal agencies to respond to bombing incidents, terrorist threats, and special events security through intelligence sharing, training, and other resources.

Law Enforcement Linguistic Access

The FBI and other DOJ components, as well as the Intelligence Community, designed the Law Enforcement Linguistic Access system to maximize the use and availability of linguists who are currently on contract to any one of the partner agencies.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is a private, non-profit organization that operates under a congressional mandate and works in cooperation with DOJ’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. An FBI Supervisory Special Agent coordinates FBI and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children resources to facilitate the most effective FBI response to child abductions, parental kidnappings, and sexual exploitation of children.

Katrina Fraud Task Force

The Task Force includes the FBI and other DOJ components, other federal agencies, and various representatives of state and local law enforcement. The Task Force coordinates on the federal, state, and local levels with law enforcement and with other entities involved in the relief and reconstruction effort related to Hurricane Katrina.


InfraGuard is an FBI sponsored program that shares information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States. In addition to the FBI, InfraGard includes businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants.41

  1. For presentation purposes we have included with InfraGuard, amounts for the National Infrastructure Protection Center. The National Infrastructure Protection Center was transferred from the FBI to Department of Homeland Security in 2003.

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