Semiannual Report to Congress

October 1, 2005-March 31, 2006
Office of the Inspector General

Appendix 1

Acronyms and Abbreviations

The following are acronyms and abbreviations widely used in this report.

ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
BJA Bureau of Justice Assistance
BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics
BOP Federal Bureau of Prisons
CODIS Combined DNA Index System
COPS Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration
Department U.S. Department of Justice
DHS Department of Homeland Security
EOUSA Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FISA Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
FISMA The Federal Information Security Management Act
FY Fiscal year
ICE U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
IG Act Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended
IT Information technology
ITIM Information Technology Investment Management
NIJ National Institute of Justice
OIG Office of the Inspector General
OJP Office of Justice Programs
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OVC Office for Victims of Crime
Patriot Act USA PATRIOT Act
USAO U.S. Attorney's Office
USMS U.S. Marshals Service

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